Have you ever really thought about where you hear classical music? No, really thought about it? Once you know what to listen for, you'll notice that orchestral pieces are everywhere, from video games to cartoons to presidential inaugurations. It's kind of scary how often we're surrounded by beautifu ... More >>
Kenneth Woods, artistic director and principal conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra in Worcester, England, recently penned a piece for his popular A View From the Podium blog on the subject of the protests that took place during Saturday's performance by the St. Louis Symphony at Powell Hall. ... More >>
By now, much of the country is talking about the musical protest in honor of Michael Brown that occurred during the St. Louis Symphony performance at Powell Hall on October 4. But what people haven't fully grasped are the themes and symbolism in the SLSO piece, Johannes Brahms' A German Requiem, tha ... More >>
It's a busy weekend for music in St. Louis, so get out while the weather's nice. St. Louis Symphony, New Music Circle and HEARding Cats Collective all kick of their new concert seasons with noteworthy shows. Additionally, artists Pokey LaFarge and Ian Fisher each have special homecoming shows. Plent ... More >>
The St. Louis Symphony has announced a handful of new shows for its 2011-2012 Live at Powell series. They are unapologetically pop-centric, which is nothing new for this series or indeed for symphony orchestras nationwide. As it gets harder and harder to attract audiences to classical music, ... More >>
Photo: Jason StoffPassion Pit's banter-happy frontman Michael Angelakos. See a slideshow of last night's Passion Pit show at the Pageant.Someone sprinkled fairy dust on the Pageant last night. There's no other explanation for it, and not enough superlatives exist to describe the sold-out Pass ... More >>
Chrissy PiperTokyo Police ClubToronto's Tokyo Police Club is an economical bunch. A two-minute song can pack in around a dozen unique hooks, which made 2006's A Lesson In Crime EP more rewarding than most bands' entire discographies. Although its touring schedule is almost as relentless as it ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 23. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Image sourceThe Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Youth Orchestra made a triumphant New York debut last Tuesday, June 8, at a benefit performance in Riverside Church, earning a rave review in today's New York Times. "Significant collective and individual preparation had clearly gone into their ... More >>
Feel the Luck
The Riverfront Times' performing arts guide
Wednesday, April 26, at 8 p.m. Savvis Center (1401 Clark Avenue).
The arrival of a brilliant conductor was drowned out by labor discord. Now the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra begins a new season -- with some strings attached.
The maestro's tumultuous tenure with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra comes to a close
Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau stretches his art by performing not only jazz standards but Brahms, Beethoven, Radiohead and Nick Drake
Klezmer band Yidn holds court each week at Brandt's
Synchronia founder Timothy Vincent Clark doesn't want his group associated with that "C" word -- classical
Scott Joplin receives a celebratory homecoming with Opera Theatre of St. Louis' revival of Treemonisha
Waxing romantic over husband-and-wife collaborators the Hirsch-Pinkas Piano Duo
May 12-19, 1999
May 5 - 12, 1999