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Enjoy the St. Louis Symphony in January and February

Posted on 12/08/18 by JoAnn Rose, AARP Missouri

AARP is in your community!  Enjoy a night at the St. Louis Symphony in 2019 with these 2 for 1 ticket offers!

Saturday, January 19, 2019  8:00pm

Beethoven and Schumann

Karina Canellakis, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin

BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3
SCHUMANN Violin Concerto
R. STRAUSS Symphonic Fantasy from Die Frau ohne Schatten
HINDEMITH Symphonic Metamorphosis

Deemed by the Chicago Tribune as playing with a “panache, sensitivity and sizzling virtuosity,” violinist Renaud Capuçon joins the SLSO performing Schumann’s impressive, yet somber Violin Concerto. Guest Conductor Karina Canellakis leads the SLSO in this dynamic program.

Friday, February 1, 2019  8:00pm

Mendelssohn’s Scottish

Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

RACHMANINOFF The Isle of the Dead
SCRIABIN Piano Concerto
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”

The sensations of a lively Scottish atmosphere are portrayed in Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony, and pianist Kirill Gerstein takes the stage in Scriabin’s only concerto.

Friday, February 15, 2019  8:00pm

Denève Conducts Prokofiev

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano
St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, director

PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky

Music Director Designate Stéphane Denève leads a tour-de-force program devoted to Russian composer, Sergei Prokofiev, featuring the cinematic score, Alexander Nevsky, as well as Denève’s own suite arranged from Prokofiev’s Cinderella ballet.

Friday, February 22, 2019  7:30 pm

Lift Every Voice: A Black History Month Celebration

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Jermaine Smith, vocals
Denise Thimes, vocals
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus

The 18/19 season marks the 25th anniversary of the St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus, an ensemble comprised of 120 members. Founded by Dr. Robert J. Ray, the IN UNISON Chorus will perform Dr. Ray’s composition, Gospel Mass, as part of the program this February. Celebrate this special Black History Month concert with powerful music that focuses on the interpretation and preservation of African-American and African cultures. Tickets for this wonderful event go fast!

Sunday, March 3, 2019  3:00 pm

Mahler’s Ninth

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Lars Vogt, piano

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467, “Elvira Madigan”
MAHLER Symphony No. 9

One of Mahler’s most deeply personal scores unfolds with his Ninth Symphony. Peter Oundjian returns to conduct a work of extraordinary and lyrical beauty combined with shocking surprises. Lars Vogt returns to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, a piece known for its stunningly simple and memorable melodies.

AARP Members receive 50% off tickets. Limit of 4 tickets (limit 2 for Lift Every Voice). Excludes Box seating and Orchestra Right Front. Prior sales excluded.

Click here for tickets and use the promo code POSSIBILITIES or call 314-534-1700.

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