Today, the St. Louis Symphony is releasing details about its upcoming 2012 European tour, the first under Music Director David Robertson. Beginning Sept. 5, the orchestra will make debut performances at the Musikfest Berlin | Berliner Festspiele, the Lucerne Festival, and at the Salle Pleyel in Paris.
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.