Stephanie Berg

St. Louis Symphony
11:50 am
Fri January 10, 2014

St. Louis Symphony Extra - Beethoven 7

Powell Hall, home of the St. Louis Symphony.
(Alise O'Brien)

We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony for the 2013-2014 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11.

OnĀ select Saturday evenings, St. Louis Public Radio broadcasts the Symphony's performance over the air, bringing you a live classical music experience wherever you are.

Here's what's planned for you this weekend:

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4:23 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Composer Stephanie Berg On Her St. Louis Symphony Debut

Composer Stephanie Berg
August Kryger

Kansas City native Stephanie Berg just received a master's in clarinet performance and composition from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2012. And she only began thinking of making a career as a composer in 2009, after wining the Sinquefield Composition Prize. But she already is making her St. Louis Symphony debut. On Jan. 10 and 11, the symphony will perform Berg's "Ravish and Mayhem."

Originally written for chamber orchestra, the piece was inspired by a "wild street festival" in "some sort of exotic location, like ancient Egypt," Berg said.

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