• Ragtime Revealed – Union Avenue Opera

    Ragtime Revealed – Union Avenue Opera

    Hear from Shawn Patrick Tubbs, the director of Ragtime, and Debby Lennon, who portrays Mother, about the creative process involved in staging this Tony-winning musical. Based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime follows a Jewish immigrant searching for a better life for his daughter, an upper-class wife yearning for something more, and a daring…

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  • Calvin Wilson

    Calvin Wilson

    Our hearts are heavy with the loss of Calvin Wilson. Since our station first went on the air ten years ago, Calvin’s jazz show “Somethin’ Else” has been a wonderful part of our weekly programming. We are grateful for all that Calvin did for Classic 107.3, and we will miss seeing him in the studio.…

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  • Nathan Avakian Performs at Friday Pipes

    Nathan Avakian Performs at Friday Pipes

    Hear from organist and composer Nathan Avakian and Brent Johnson, the organist for Third Baptist Church in St. Louis, about this evening’s free Friday Pipes concert featuring Nathan. He’ll perform a variety of pop music as well as the scores from some entries to the International Youth Silent Film Festival. For more information about the…

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  • SLAM’s Age of Armor Coming to an End

    SLAM’s Age of Armor Coming to an End

    David Conradsen, the Grace L. and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM), talks about Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Armory Collection at the Worcester Art Museum, a popular exhibition that ends May 14. Hear about the rarely seen items from SLAM’s collection, as well as…

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  • Remembering Robert Ray In Unison

    Remembering Robert Ray In Unison

    Kathy Lawton Brown talks with IN UNISON Chorus Director Kevin McBeth about “Remembering Dr. Robert Ray: A Community Celebration” that takes place May 1 at 7pm. Kevin shares some favorite memories of Dr. Ray, the founder of the IN UNISON Chorus, and tells listeners about the incredible tribute concert that will feature himself and guest…

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  • A Rite and a Legend Conclude the SLSO Season

    A Rite and a Legend Conclude the SLSO Season

    Stéphane Denève, Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, shares his thoughts about the recent European tour and then discusses the final two performances he’ll have with the SLSO this season: The Rite of Spring on April 29 and 30, and The Damnation of Faust on May 5 and 6. Learn why Stéphane believes that…

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  • Something Spoken Returns

    Something Spoken Returns

    Something Spoken: Tennessee Williams on the Air begins this Saturday on Classic 107.3! Hear from Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Executive Artistic Director Carrie Houk, as well as directors Brian Hohlfeld & Tom Mitchell (who is also the Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis scholar-in-residence) as they talk about the four one-act plays that you’ll hear beginning April…

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  • Twenty-Five Years of Making Music with SLCC

    Twenty-Five Years of Making Music with SLCC

    Barbara Berner, the longtime Artistic Director of The St. Louis Children’s Choirs, conducts the choirs for her final time in the 45th Anniversary Celebration Concert, which takes place April 22 at Powell Hall. (For more information and tickets, click HERE.) Barbara talks with host Kathy Lawton Brown and Ben Nordstrom, Development Director for SLCC, about her years…

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  • St. Louis Debut of da Vinci

    St. Louis Debut of da Vinci

    Darwin Aquino, the Music Director of the The Saint Louis Philharmonic and Leanne Magnusen Latuda, Artistic & Executive Director of the Saint Louis Women’s Chorale, spoke with Kathy Lawton Brown about their joint concert on April 28 that features music of Benjamin Britten, Maurice Ravel, and two St. Louis premieres: “Seis Sones Sincillos” by Carlos Fariñas and Antonio…

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  • Talented STL Teens Take Center Stage

    Talented STL Teens Take Center Stage

    Lee Anne Mathews, the Director of the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition, and pianist Cindy Yan, a high school junior, talk about the history of the competition, what it feels like to be named a finalist, and what audiences can expect to see on stage at the Fabulous Fox during the finals on Saturday, April 8th.…

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