Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

This classical music is tricky. Just when you think it's all harpsichord and pastoral movements, along comes the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Percussion Festival to blast you out of your misconceptions. Headlined by Scottish percussionist Colin Currie, the festival also showcases John Kasica, Richard Holmes and Thomas Stubbs (all of the SLSO percussion section) as well as the symphony's music director David Robertson and avant-garde musician Eric Hall; this Justice League of talent brings the thunder of Edgard Varese, Christopher Rouse and John Cage to the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus (1 University Drive at Natural Bridge Road; 314-516-4949 or at 7:30 p.m. Cage's "First Construction in Metal (for Six Percussionists)" gets the deluxe treatment here, providing an excellent and exhilarating finale to Robertson's inaugural Fusion Series at the Touhill. Tickets are $15 to $30.
Wed., May 10

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Latest in Night & Day

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 15th, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation