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 >>
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 >>