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Take a look behind the scenes with video content featuring SLSO musicians, musical excerpts, Powell Hall renovation updates, and more. View all of our videos on our YouTube.

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Meet the SLSO Musicians

Meet the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Musicians – Cally Banham

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Meet the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Musicians – Assistant Principal Second Violin Eva Kozma

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Meet the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Musicians – Associate Principal Horn player Thomas Jöstlein

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Meet the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Musicians – Principal Timpani Shannon Wood

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Meet the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Musicians – Flutist/Piccolo player Ann Choomack

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Meet the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Musicians – Double Bassist Brendan Fitzgerald

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Digital Concerts

Serenade for Winds op.7

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Seasonal Wonder (Appalachian Spring Suite)

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Beethoven’s Eroica

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Nicky Sohn’s Moon Bunny

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Peter S. Shin’s Relapse

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Christian Quiñones’ Switch Up

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SLSO Stories

SLSO Stories | SLSO and First Baptist Church of Chesterfield Honor Juneteenth

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SLSO Stories | SLSO Musicians Prepare for 2023 European Tour

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SLSO Stories | Composition in the Classroom

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SLSO Stories | Bringing the Voices of Cahokia to Life

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SLSO Stories | SLSO Hosts Inaugural Composer Workshop

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SLSO Stories | St. Louis Symphony Orchestra shares the stage with music educators

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Radio Broadcasts

For more than 10 years, St. Louis Public Radio has broadcast St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concerts on Saturday nights at 7:30pm. Broadcasts are also simulcast on Classic 107.3. Listen in St. Louis on 90.7 FM, 107.3 FM, or stream on the internet worldwide via St. Louis Public Radio or Classic 107.3. Hosted by Lauren Eldridge Stewart, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at Washington University, and Rod Milam, broadcasts include intermission interviews with SLSO musicians and staff, and guest artists.

23/24 Season Broadcasts

Radio presentations of SLSO concerts in the 2023/2024 season will broadcast from the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

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Original broadcast date: February 3, 2024

Valerie Coleman Umoja
Samuel Barber Violin Concerto (First SLSO performance)

Intermission interviews with:

Stéphane Denève, Music Director
Jonathan Randazzo, SLSO Principal Trombone
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Florence Price Symphony No. 3 (First SLSO performance)

Original broadcast date: January 27, 2024

Paul Turok A Joplin Overture
Mary Lou Williams Zodiac Suite (First SLSO performance)

Intermission interviews with:

Leonard Slatkin, SLSO Conductor Laureate
Aaron Diehl, piano
Jeffrey Siegel, piano

John Alden Carpenter Krazy Kat
George Gershwin  Rhapsody in Blue

Upcoming Broadcasts

Broadcasts of concerts from the 2023/2024 season will take place from the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Hosted by Rod Milam and Lauren Eldridge Stewart, broadcasts include interviews with artists at intermission.

March 9, 2024, 7:30pm

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Erin Schreiber, violin
Melissa Brooks, cello

Claudio Monteverdi Toccata from L’Orfeo
W.A. Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Overture
Gioachino Rossini The Barber of Seville Overture
Giacomo Puccini Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
Vincenzo Bellini “Casta Diva” from Norma
Amilcare Ponchielli “Dance of the Hours” from La Gioconda
Ambroise Thomas Mignon Overture
Georges Bizet “Les Toréadors” from Carmen
Pablo de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy
Jacques Offenbach Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffmann
Jacques Offenbach Can-Can from Gaîté Parisienne

Intermission interviews include Stéphane Denève and Melissa Brooks. Following the performance, this concert will be available for streaming for a limited time on slso.org.

March 16, 2024, 7:30pm

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

Caroline Shaw Entre’acte
Charles Ives The Unanswered Question
Christopher Rouse Rapture
Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

Intermission interviews include Stéphane Denève, Yefim Bronfman, and SLSO cellist Jennifer Humphreys. This concert was originally broadcast on October 2, 2021.

March 23, 2024, 7:30pm

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Tom Borrow, piano

Hector Berlioz Beatrice and Benedict Overture
Julia Wolfe Pretty! (First SLSO performances, SLSO co-commission)
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

Intermission interviews include Stéphane Denève. Following the performance, this concert will be available for streaming for a limited time on slso.org.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Recordings

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra offers a number of recordings, both in CD and digital download format. Purchase select items in person at the Powell Hall Boutique (open one hour before performances and at intermission).

Past Recordings

The SLSO has a long recording history including releases on RCA Victor, Telarc and VoxBox. You can search Apple Music, Amazon or other web retailers to find these recordings. Ebay is a good resource to locate older and out-of-print recordings.

The SLSO has curated a long list of past recordings on Spotify.

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Most Recent Releases

Mozart: Piano Concerto Nos. 17 & 24

The album’s selected works stand as emblems of the extraordinary theatricality of Mozart’s piano concertos as performed by Orli Shaham, conducted by David Robertson. Each highlights the spirit of dialogue between soloist and orchestra, the ever-shifting exchange of musical ideas, colors, and textures used by Mozart to create a world of limitless dramatic possibilities.

  • Release Date: August 2019
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | Orli Shaham, piano
  • Repertoire: W.A. Mozart, Piano Concerto Nos. 17, K. 453 and 24, K. 491

Marsalis: Swing Symphony

Wynton Marsalis’ Swing Symphony — a musical manifesto on American ideals and the melding of jazz and classical — captures the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis joining forces with the SLSO, conducted by former Music Director David Robertson, in performances of Swing Symphony in front of the sold-out crowds at Powell Hall in St. Louis on May 4-6, 2018.

  • Release Date: July 2019
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
  • Repertoire: Wynton Marsalis, Swing Symphony

Adams: Violin Concerto

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with former Music Director David Robertson are featured on a new recording of John Adams’ Violin Concerto with violinist Leila Josefowicz, released by Nonesuch Records. It was described by the Boston Globe as having “the qualities of intelligence, craftsmanship, and quirkiness that have always marked the composer and his work; this time Adams also mingles virtuoso show with soul, popular appeal with the staying power that comes from intellectual interest.”

  • Release Date: April 2018
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | Leila Josefowicz, violin
  • Repertoire: John Adams, Violin Concerto

The Gershwin Moment

Pianist Kirill Gerstein releases The Gershwin Moment: Rhapsody in Blue & Concerto in F recorded live with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and former Music Director David Robertson. Gerstein is particularly enthusiastic about the partnership with SLSO and Robertson, with whom he has a long and varied history of collaboration.

  • Release Date: February 2018
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | Kirill Gerstein, piano
  • Repertoire: George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (original Jazz Band version) and Piano Concerto in F

Adams: Scheherazade.2

Leila Josefowicz began her recording collaboration with the SLSO with John Aadms’ Scheherazade.2, an homage to the orchestral masterpiece by Rimsky-Korsakov with nearly the same name. Josefowicz received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for her performance on the album.

  • Release Date: September 2016
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | Leila Josefowicz, violin
  • Repertoire: John Adams, Scheherazade.2

Adams: City Noir / Saxophone Concerto

This recording garnered the SLSO’s seventh Grammy® for the Best Orchestral Performance of 2014. Recorded live at Powell Hall by the SLSO under the direction of former Music Director David Robertson with saxophonist Timothy McAllister, this recording features two works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams.

  • Release Date: May 2014
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | Timothy McAllister, saxophone
  • Repertoire: John Adamas, City Noir and Saxophone Concerto

Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony

The premiere recordings of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Adams’ Doctor Atomic Symphony and Guide to Strange Places, are performed live at Powell Hall by the SLSO under the direction of former Music Director David Robertson. Doctor Atomic is a suite of music from the composer’s acclaimed opera of the same name.

  • Release Date: July 2009
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor
  • Repertoire: John Adams Doctor Atomic Symphony and Guide to Strange Places

Adams: Harmonielehre

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s performance of John Adams’ Harmonielehre, the weekend of March 16-18, 2007, remains one of the extraordinary collaborations between former Music Director David Robertson and the SLSO. They owned it. And you can own it too, with this digital-only release of SLSO’s Harmonielehre available for download.

  • Release Date: March 2008
  • Artist: David Robertson, conductor | St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director
  • Repertoire: John Adams Harmonielehre

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