Three new works were premiered at the 2021 Outdoor Festival Season for Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. One of the operas in the "New Works, Bold Voices Lab" (an expansion of OTSL’s existing “New Works, Bold Voices” cycle, which supports [...]
Classic 107.3 host Tom Sudholt spoke with conductor Leonard Slatkin about the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis 2021 Outdoor Festival Season, which is underway now. Maestro Slatkin is conducting of two the season's works: Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini [...]
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with Music Director Stéphane Denève is ending this odd pandemic season at Powell Hall. Denève spoke with John Clare about Beethoven's Seventh Symphony and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Stéphane shares insights on a new work [...]
Stéphane Denève, Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, is loving springtime in St. Louis and continuing live concerts at Powell Hall. He spoke with John Clare to discuss “Peter and the Wolf”, featuring music by Igor Stravinsky and [...]
Conductor Kevin McBeth recently celebrated his 10th anniversary as Director of the IN UNISON Chorus. Host Kathy Lawton Brown sat down with him to discuss his musical influences, how he came to IN UNISON, and his favorite memories of working [...]
Stéphane Denève is back in St. Louis for three weeks of live concerts at Powell Hall! He sat down with John Clare to discuss “Sweet Serenades”, featuring music by Richard Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, onstage April 30, May [...]
Pianist and music educator David Korevaar recently released a recording of Lowell Liebermann's piano music – the third volume in his series devoted to Lowell Liebermann’s solo piano music on the MSR Classics label – as he continues his journey of recording all of Liebermann's works for the piano. Julie Schuster spoke with him about the release and about teaching music at the collegiate level during a pandemic.
Conductor Laureate of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin spoke with Classic 107.3 CEO and GM John Nasukaluk Clare about his return to Powell Hall this weekend for a "Musical Journey." In a time of limited travel, Maestro Slatkin takes the audience across the globe with music by Benjamin Britten, Maurice Ravel, and Alberto Ginastera. Concerts are April 23, 24, and 25.
Assistant Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Stephanie Childress, sat down with Classic 107.3 CEO and GM John Nasukaluk Clare to discuss her conducting debut with the SLSO this weekend, April 9-11.
An in-depth interview with Classic 107.3 CEO and GM John Nasukaluk Clare and Stéphane Denève about returning to live music at Powell Hall with audiences for concerts this weekend featuring the music of Aaron Copland, Arthur Honegger, and Camille Saint-Saëns, plus discussion of his contract extension through the end of the SLSO’s 2025/2026 season, which will be Denève’s seventh as Music Director.