Peter Grimes http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The St. Louis Symphony’s David Robertson Looks Back and Forward http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-s-david-robertson-looks-back-and-forward <p>St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson sat down with<em> Cityscape</em> host Steve Potter for a year-end reflection on the accomplishments in the first four months of the 2013-14 season as well as a look at what is still in store.</p><p>Topping Robertson’s list of Fall highlights is the Carnegie Hall performance of Britten’s opera “Peter Grimes” which received much critical acclaim including being named in the top five classical concerts in 2013 by New York Times classical music critic Anthony Tommasini.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 23:39:02 +0000 Mary Edwards 32614 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The St. Louis Symphony’s David Robertson Looks Back and Forward 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