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St. Louis Symphony Extra - more from Sept. 24

Sep 26, 2011

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.

Listen to their conversation above.

But that's not all.

On Saturday, Sept. 24 during the intermission following our world-premiere broadcast of Steven Mackey’s “Stumble to Grace,” St. Louis Public Radio’s Robert Peterson spoke with St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson and pianist Orli Shaham.

Here's their conversation: