In 2005, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra was struggling: Labor disputes, falling revenue and diminishing credibility threatened the group, which has existed since 1880. It's safe to say times have changed: the SLSO is now world-class -- it recently returned from a successful European tour and music ... More >>
One of the most awesome things in St. Louis is our world-class symphony orchestra, led by world-class conductor and sometime-kazoo virtuoso David Robertson. Over the past fiscal year, which ended August 31, more St. Louisans have started to appreciate the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, at least if th ... More >>
The May 14 Ozomatli show originally scheduled to be with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has been moved to Blueberry Hill's Duck Room. The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is no longer playing with the band. The show will start at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15. According to a press release from SLSO, peop ... More >>
umsl.eduLee, with wife Mary Ann.The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra has just announced that it plans to dedicate its all-Beethoven concert on Saturday, January 30 to longtime benefactor E. Desmond "Des" Lee who died last week.Lee, who was 92, donated more than $70 million during his career as a ph ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsReceived a press release from the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra yesterday, trumpeting some good news about revenue and ticket sales as it passes the middle of its season. As compared to the same time last year: Classical revenues are up 6.5% ($3.41m vs. $3.2m) Classical ti ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/bottleofbluesThe SLSO onstage at Powell Hall.This past season has been a banner one for the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Not only did music director David Robertson make his singing and kazoo-playing debut at Carnegie Hall and management negotiate a three-year labor agreement wi ... More >>
It's a good time to be David Robertson right now.Not only has the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra music director been nationally-lauded for his superior singing and kazoo-playing, he has his musicians for another four years, thanks to a remarkably-peaceful labor agreement earlier this week.And now Ro ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/giThe Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 2-197, announced an agreement on a new three-year labor contract yesterday -- avoiding the labor disputes and work stoppages that have plagued previous negotiations.The agreement was reached more t ... More >>
Classics and classical music
Do you really want to disappoint the brass?
All you violinists can stay home
It's time for the Gypsy Caravan
The Saint Louis Symphony is ready to hit the high-tech notes.
Out of "classical"
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.
Saying goodbye to Hans Vonk
Week of September 22, 2004
Well, it's the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra's birthday, too!
Michael Feldman does the Blanche
The maestro's tumultuous tenure with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra comes to a close
In 2001, the cultural events that mattered proved exceptions to the rules
If the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra does not raise $29 million by the end of this year, it's bankrupt
Despite financial jeopardy, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra puts on a game face for the start of its 122nd season
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra goes off the air
"Great music, no red ink" is the new refrain of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra