National Symphony Orchestra

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Celebrated Conductor Kenneth Woods Pens Piece on St. Louis Symphony Protest

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Ben Folds on Making the Most of a Misunderstood Career

    Courtesy of the artist.​This Sunday, Ben Folds performs a sold-out show at Powell Hall alongside the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. We talked to the versatile, potty-mouthed and misunderstood performer during a rare moment of rest between rehearsing for one of his many orchestral concerts and j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Can You Tell Real St. Louis Symphony Pops Concert Gimmicks From Fakes?

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    January 23, 2008

    Digging Your Scene

    B-Sides takes a pull of Earthworms' Burbon and rocks out to...Tetris?

  • News

    August 24, 2005

    Unfinished Symphony

    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.

  • News

    September 22, 2004


    Week of September 22, 2004

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2004

    You Say It's Your Birthday

    Well, it's the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra's birthday, too!