Saint Louis Symphony & KFUO FM-Classic 99 Begin Live Broadcasts TONIGHT!

The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and St. Louis’ classical-music station, KFUO FM-Classic 99 (99.1 FM & continue to find ways to bring the sounds of the SLSO to a wider audience. As previously announced - all Saturday night Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts will be broadcast live from Powell Hall throughout the 2009-2010 season.

The first live broadcast will be the SLSO’s Opening Weekend program, with the St. Louis premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s Azul, Principal Cello Daniel Lee as soloist, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. Music Director David Robertson conducts this concert, broadcast live from Powell Hall, Saturday, September 26, 2009, 8:00 p.m. CST.

Live interviews at intermission this week will include David Robertson, Daniel Lee, & SLSO President Fred Bronstein. Ron Klemm from Classic 99 will host the broadcasts. All broadcasts may also be heard live on

Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 8pm David Robertson, conductor Daniel Lee, cello Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordion Jamey Haddad, percussion Keita Ogawa, percussion OSVALDO GOLIJOV Azul MAHLER Symphony No. 5


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