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).
Nicholas McGegan conducted the Symphony in an all-Mozart program in concerts October 7, 8 and 9 in Powell Hall with pianist Jeremy Denk and St. Louis Symphony Principal Horn Roger Kaza as the soloists.
David Robertson conducted the St. Louis Symphony with pianist Orli Shaham as the soloist in the world premiere of Steven Mackey’s “Stumble to Grace” in concerts Sept. 23 and 24 in Powell Hall. Co-commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the concerto was written for Shaham who will also perform it with the other two orchestras later this season.
On Thursday, Sept. 22 following the first rehearsal of “Stumble to Grace,” the St. Louis Symphony’s Eddie Silva spoke with composer Steven Mackey.