• Making a French Connection at the World Chess Hall of Fame

    Making a French Connection at the World Chess Hall of Fame

    Brian Woods, Music Director for the World Chess Hall of Fame, talks about the March 28th concert “The French Connection with Andrea Jarrett and Friends”, where he will perform French chamber music with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra violinist Andrea Jarrett, SLSO violist Andrew Francois, and cellist Davin Rubicz. The program features Maurice Ravel’s Saint Louis…

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  • Ariel Concert Series: Andrea Kaplan

    Ariel Concert Series: Andrea Kaplan

    The Ariel Concert Series will present Andrea Kaplan in a Flute Recital at 7:30pm on March 18! Immerse yourself in an evening of musical brilliance as Andrea Kaplan, Associate Principal Flute of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, takes center stage for a flute recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery-St. Louis. Joining her are esteemed colleagues…

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  • Continuum Breathes New Life into the Choral Music Scene

    Continuum Breathes New Life into the Choral Music Scene

    The Continuum Vocal Ensemble is a new choral group in St. Louis! Dr. John McDonald discusses the origins of the ensemble and their mission to provide inspiring and transformative experiences, and shares details about their upcoming peformance “I Breathed a Song” on February 25 at the 21C Museum Hotel. For more information and tickets, visit…

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  • Showing off Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden

    Showing off Orchids at the Missouri Botanical Garden

    Pat Scace, the floral display supervisor at the Missouri Botanical Garden, discusses the annual Orchid Show at MOBOT, which runs through February 25. Pat shares how she ended up at the Missouri Botanical Garden, talks about how the show comes together (planning and volunteers!) and advises on orchid ownership. For more information about the orchid…

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  • Slatkin/Siegel/Gershwin – A 50th Anniversary Reminiscence

    Slatkin/Siegel/Gershwin – A 50th Anniversary Reminiscence

    Pianist Jeffrey Siegel reunites with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin in celebration of the 50th anniversary of their acclaimed recordings of George Gershwin’s orchestral works on Vox Records (which have recently been re-released by Naxos). The pair spoke with Tom Sudholt about the recordings, and history repeating itself, in this exclusive interview…

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  • The Unifying Power of Music with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

    The Unifying Power of Music with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

    Stéphane Denève, Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, shares his thoughts about about this Friday morning’s concert featuring violinist Augustin Hadelich: “Barber and Price”, which Stéphane describes as a celebration of the unifying power of music. The SLSO will perform Florence Price’s Symphony No. 3, Umoja (the title is the Swahili word for…

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  • Celebrating 60 Years with St. Louis Classical Guitar

    Celebrating 60 Years with St. Louis Classical Guitar

    Brian Vaccaro, the Executive Director of St. Louis Classical Guitar, and W. Mark Akin, local musician, music educator, and host of “Inside Classical Guitar” on Classic 107.3, discuss the 60th Anniversary Season of St. Louis Classical Guitar… and a special in-studio performance! Classic 107.3 · Celebrating 60 Years with St. Louis Classical Guitar

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  • Passing the Baton at the St. Louis Children’s Choirs

    Passing the Baton at the St. Louis Children’s Choirs

    Dr. Alyson Moore is the new Artistic Director of the St. Louis Children’s Choirs, taking over from Barbara Berner, the Artistic Director Emerita, who had led the choirs for 25 years. In this interview, the pair discuss the transition process and some future plans for this St. Louis arts institution.

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