Wednesday, August 24, 2011

A Second Season of St. Louis Symphony Live Broadcasts

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and the St. Louis Symphony announced today the renewal of their partnership to include live broadcasts of all 2011-12 Saturday night Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts. The concerts will be broadcast live on St. Louis Public Radio’s main channel, 90.7 KWMU and will be streamed live at www.stlpublicradio.org.

The series’ first live broadcast from Powell Hall will be Saturday, September 17 at 8 p.m. St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson will present an all-Stravinsky celebration, highlighting three of his ballet masterpieces in one program. The broadcast includes Petrushka, The Rite of Spring, and the St. Louis Symphony premiere of Les Noces, Stravinsky’s musical rendition of an ancient wedding written for four pianos, percussion and chorus. Guest soloists include soprano Dominique Labelle, mezzo-soprano Kelly O’Connor, tenor Thomas Cooley, and baritone Richard Paul Fink. The St. Louis Symphony Chorus will also be featured on this program.

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