The Sheldon bills itself as the perfect place for music and art and the Sheldon Concert Hall has been called “The Carnegie Hall of the Midwest.” This year marks the 100th anniversary of The Sheldon which was named after Walter Sheldon, who founded the St. Louis branch of the Ethical Society. The building was designed by Louis C. Spiering, the architect of the 1904 World’s Fair.
Host Steve Potter talks with French guitarist Gaëlle Solal. Solal also performs live in our studio including a web only extra performance of Agua Y Vino . She was born in Marseilles, France, in 1978, and began playing the guitar at the age of six. Her St. Louis debut performance will include music from Spain, Turkey, Brazil and France. Solal performs Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. at the Ethical Society of St. Louis as part of the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society's series.
Host Steve Potter talks with Marjorie Cohn about her book on the art collection of Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. The book is called Classic Modern: The Art Worlds of Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. Pulitzer, Jr. carried on the family business in St. Louis but he also built one of the greatest private art collections of the 20th century.