Carnegie Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Rave Reviews For St. Louis Symphony’s ‘Peter Grimes’ In Carnegie Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rave-reviews-st-louis-symphony-s-peter-grimes-carnegie-hall <p>David Robertson conducted the <a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/">St. Louis Symphony</a> and Chorus as well as a roster of vocal soloists in a concert version of Benjamin Britten’s opera “Peter Grimes” in Carnegie Hall on November 22, the 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the composer’s birth.&nbsp; St. Louis Symphony goers had the opportunity to preview that performance the previous Saturday in Powell Hall.&nbsp; Both performances received accolades from audience members and critics.</p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 00:00:32 +0000 Mary Edwards 31851 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rave Reviews For St. Louis Symphony’s ‘Peter Grimes’ In Carnegie Hall St. Louis Symphony Celebrates Britten’s 100th With ‘Peter Grimes’ In Carnegie Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-celebrates-britten-s-100th-peter-grimes-carnegie-hall <p>David Robertson, the <a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/">St. Louis Symphony </a>and Chorus and a cast of vocal soloists led by tenor Anthony Dean Griffey and soprano Susanna Phillips traveled to New York City this week to perform a concert version of Benjamin Britten’s “Peter Grimes.” &nbsp;The November 22<sup>nd</sup> performance marks the 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the composer’s birth. St. Louisans were treated to a preview performance on November 16 in Powell Hall.</p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 01:13:52 +0000 Mary Edwards 31677 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Symphony Celebrates Britten’s 100th With ‘Peter Grimes’ In Carnegie Hall St. Louis Symphony’s ‘Peter Grimes’ Features Anthony Dean Griffey and Susanna Phillips http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-s-peter-grimes-features-anthony-dean-griffey-and-susanna-phillips <p>On Saturday, November 16, David Robertson conducted the <a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/">St. Louis Symphony </a>and Chorus and a cast of vocal soloists in a concert version of Benjamin Britten’s “Peter Grimes.” These same forces will reprise that performance in Carnegie Hall on Friday, November 22, the 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the composer’s birth.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:57:23 +0000 Mary Edwards 31582 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Symphony’s ‘Peter Grimes’ Features Anthony Dean Griffey and Susanna Phillips Anthony Dean Griffey Performs Peter Grimes With The St. Louis Symphony http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/anthony-dean-griffey-performs-peter-grimes-st-louis-symphony <p></p><p>American tenor Anthony Dean Griffey has performed to great acclaim in opera houses and concert halls around the world.&nbsp; But when he appears in the title role of the St. Louis Symphony’s concert version of Britten’s opera “Peter Grimes,” it will be another opportunity to sing the role that is near and dear to his heart.&nbsp; Not only was it his first major role when he first performed it while a student at Tanglewood, but because Griffey grew up as a shy, misunderstood child, he feels a real connection to the character.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 23:32:34 +0000 Mary Edwards 31504 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Anthony Dean Griffey Performs Peter Grimes With The St. Louis Symphony Jennifer Johnson Cano Returns Home To Preview Carnegie Recital http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jennifer-johnson-cano-returns-home-preview-carnegie-recital <p>When mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano enrolled in Webster University, her goal was to be a choral conductor.&nbsp; But Webster&rsquo;s Director of Vocal Studies Carole Gaspar had other ideas. At the end of Cano&rsquo;s sophomore year, Gaspar suggested that she should pursue a career as a singer. Cano had already been in her first opera scene at Webster and had enjoyed it. &nbsp;&ldquo;So I changed my major,&rdquo; said Cano, &ldquo;and started really focusing my energy on practicing and learning more of the craft of what singers need to know to be successful.&rdquo;</p> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 02:17:51 +0000 Mary Edwards 30239 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jennifer Johnson Cano Returns Home To Preview Carnegie Recital A New Season For David Robertson And The St. Louis Symphony http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-season-david-robertson-and-st-louis-symphony <p><a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/">St. Louis Symphony</a> Music Director David Robertson conducted the final concert of his orchestra’s 2012-2013 season on May 12 and a special concert for the League of American Orchestras Convention on June 18.&nbsp; Since then, he has traveled the globe and has conducted concerts on four different continents while also encountering some familiar faces. &nbsp;“I got to see a number of the St. Louis musicians who also in the summer do anything but keep their instruments in the case,” said Robertson. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:18:56 +0000 Mary Edwards 30070 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A New Season For David Robertson And The St. Louis Symphony St. Louis Symphony Encore - a glimpse of Carnegie Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-encore-glimpse-carnegie-hall <p>We know, we know. No St. Louis Symphony broadcast this weekend. We&#39;ll miss it Saturday night, too. But, we&#39;re not leaving you completely void of your Symphony fix!</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:25:46 +0000 Mary Edwards 3248 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Symphony Encore - a glimpse of Carnegie Hall St. Louis Symphony garners national attention in New York Times http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-garners-national-attention-new-york-times <p>A local group&#39;s out-of-town performance has garnered some national recognition.</p><p>The St. Louis Symphony&#39;s performance at Carnegie Hall in New York this past Saturday was <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/08/arts/music/st-louis-symphony-review.html?_r=1">featured in The New York Times</a> and given a &quot;rave review.&quot;</p><p>The performance reviewed was of Thomas Adès&rsquo; violin concerto, &ldquo;Concentric Paths&quot; with Leila Josefowicz as the featured soloist.</p> Tue, 08 Mar 2011 21:46:51 +0000 Kelsey Proud 680 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Symphony garners national attention in New York Times