. Interchanging Idioms: St. Louis Public Radio & the St. Louis Symphony announce third season of Saturday evening concert broadcasts

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

St. Louis Public Radio & the St. Louis Symphony announce third season of Saturday evening concert broadcasts


Today, St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and the St. Louis Symphony announced the renewal of their partnership to include live broadcasts of all 2012-13 Saturday night Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts. The performances will be broadcast live on St. Louis Public Radio’s main channel, 90.7 KWMU and will be streamed live at www.stlpublicradio.org. This is the third year of the partnership.


The series’ first live broadcast from Powell Hall will be Saturday, September 29 at 8 p.m. St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson will be at the podium, conducting LutosÅ‚awski’s Concerto for Orchestra, Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (featuring pianist Emanuel Ax) and Respighi’s iconic Pines of Rome.


A complete list of all live broadcasts can be found on-line at http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/symphony.php#.UFii91F15nw


St. Louis Public Radio’s Robert Peterson returns to host the live broadcasts. The St. Louis Symphony’s Adam Crane will again join Peterson as broadcast commentator.


“We are very excited to have the Symphony as our broadcast partner again this year and look forward to a phenomenal season from one of the world’s finest orchestras. In addition, with the station’s new Grand Center location we look forward to further collaborations with the Symphony,” said Tim Eby, Director and General Manager of St. Louis Public Radio.

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