Assistant Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Stephanie Childress, spoke with Classic 107.3 CEO and GM John Nasukaluk Clare about the program for her second set of concerts this weekend, which includes Luigi Boccherini's Overture in D major, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Sinfonia concertante, K.364, and Ottorino Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3.
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.
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has announced the return to live, in-person concerts at Powell Hall. This spring season features 8 weeks of concerts with the family of SLSO artists. Capacity at these concerts is capped at 300 people, plus masks are required for patrons, staff, and string musicians. CEO & General Manager John Clare spoke with Marie-Hélène Bernard, President and CEO of the SLSO about this awesome news.
Composer Richard Danielpour's oratorio, "The Passion of Yeshua" has been, by his admission, a work that has been 25 years in the making. It details the last hours of Jesus Christ utilizing ancient Hebrew texts and other primary scriptural sources from antiquity, and has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. He recently had a conversation with afternoon host Tom Sudholt about this work, among other topics.
Special programming for Black History Month on Classic 107.3! In “The Sound of 13,” host Garrett McQueen opens an historical and contemporary conversation of race with classical music and the 13th amendment as the guide. Garrett is a professional bassoonist who has performed with symphonies and in venues across the country. Hear this program every Friday during the month of February at 6am and 6pm.
Pianist Orli Shaham is recording all of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's piano sonatas for her brother's Canary Classics label. The first volume, featuring Piano Sonata No. 3 in B-flat Major, K.281; Piano Sonata No. 13 in B-flat Major, K.333; and Piano Sonata No. 17 in B-flat Major, K.570, was released in October. The second and third volumes will be released in 2021. Ms. Shaham recently spoke to Classic 107.3's John Nasukaluk Clare about the project.
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein has a new release called "A Character of Quiet", featuring the music of Philip Glass and Franz Schubert. It was recorded last June during the pandemic at her home in Brooklyn. Ms. Dinnerstein recently spoke to Classic 107.3's John Nasukaluk Clare about the project.
Hélène Grimaud's "The Messenger" was released on October 2, 2020. For this concept album, Grimaud created a fascinating pianistic dialogue between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Ukrainian-born living composer Valentin Silvestrov. Hear insights about "The Messenger" with CEO & General Manager John Nasukaluk Clare and Grimaud. Plus, tune in every Friday in November for more great keyboard works on the Voice for the Arts in St. Louis!
Classic 107.3 host Kathy Lawton Brown interviews New York Times bestselling author Dan Brown about his new project, Wild Symphony - a symphonic work for children and an accompanying picture book.