The St. Louis Symphony has announced that they've added a new member to their organizational ensemble. Anna Kuwabara has been named as the Symphony's new vice president of orchestra operations and facilities.
Kuwabara comes to the Symphony from a position as the assistant director of MBA career & professional development at the Harvard Business School, a post she's held since 2008.
Jun Märkl conducted the St. Louis Symphony in concerts November 11, 12 and 13 in Powell Hall in a program including Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat, Op. 73, Emperor, featuring pianist Horacio Gutiérrez, Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration and Ravel’s La Valse.
On Wednesday, Nov. 9 following a rehearsal, the St. Louis Symphony’s Eddie Silva spoke with Maestro Jun Märkl.
Stephane Deneve conducted the St. Louis Symphony and Chorus in concerts Nov. 4 and 5 in Powell Hall in a program including Excerpts from Schumann’s Carnaval as orchestrated by Ravel, Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 with Eric Le Sage as soloist and Ravel’s Complete Ballet Daphnis and Chloe.
We have even more for you from those performances to quench your classical thirst before our next broadcast this Sat.
On Wed., Nov. 2 following a rehearsal, the St. Louis Symphony’s Eddie Silva spoke with Maestro Stéphane Denève. Here's their conversation:
If you tuned in to our Oct. 22 broadcast of the St. Louis Symphony, first, thank you, and second, we have more for you.
Vasily Petrenko conducted the St. Louis Symphony in concerts Oct. 22, 23 and 24 in Powell Hall with pianist Olga Kern as soloist. The program included Rachmaninoff's The Isle of the Dead, Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor and Elgar's Enigma Variations (Variations on an Original Theme).