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Posted on 01/17/18 by JoAnn Rose, AARP Missouri

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Lift Every Voice

Friday, February 23, 2018 7:30pm

This year’s annual concert celebrating African-American culture and community takes on special meaning as we remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of one of the greatest leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Grammy-nominated guest Oleta Adams and the IN UNISON Chorus for an evening of reflective and soulful music that has influenced not only St. Louis, but communities around the world.

Ehnes Plays Saint-Saëns

Saturday, March 10, 2018 8:00PM

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

BRITTENSinfonia da requiem
SAINT-SAËNSViolin Concerto No. 3

“A supreme virtuoso of the instrument” (Daily Telegraph), violinist James Ehnes returns to astound with Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3, a tour-de-force culminating in a grandiose finale. Guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru brings Vaughan Williams’ fierce and defiant Fourth Symphony to life with the SLSO in a work full of imagination and lyricism, leading the listener to a grandiose finale of fury.

Teuscher Sings Mozart

Friday, March 16, 2018 8:00PM

Bernard Labadie, conductor
Lydia Teuscher, soprano

RIGEL Symphony in C minor, op. 12, no. 4
MOZART “Chi sà, chi sà, qual sia,” K. 582
MOZART “Bella mia fiamma…Resta, oh cara,” K. 528
MOZART “L’amerò, sarò costante” from Il re pastore, K. 208
MOZART “Ruhe sanft” from Zaide, K. 344
MOZART “S’altro che lagrime” from La clemenza di Tito, K. 621
MOZART  Scena con rondo: “Non più, tutto ascoltai…Non temer, amato bene,” K. 490
HAYDN Symphony No. 99

German soprano Lydia Teuscher returns with conductor Bernard Labadie for an evening filled with musical poetry and vocal acrobatics, performing a selection of Mozart’s exalted arias. The concert concludes with Haydn’s delightful Symphony No. 99, an adventurous combination of courtliness and earthliness in one of the composer’s famed “London Symphonies.”

For ticket information click here or call 314-534-1700.


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