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Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Sunday, December 22, 2019

Phyllis Brissenden, Opera Theatre founder and philanthropist, dies at 86 by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mrs. Brissenden loved music, birds and animals, and supported them.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Exceptional new music from Choir of King's College, Cambridge and Stile Antico by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Choir's centenary recording of Lessons and Carols is now available

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Concert review: A well-played 'Nutcracker' with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's a beloved score, but there are some issues with presenting it as a stand-alone

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Concert review: Exciting Mussorgsky, with some issues, from Lehninger and the SLSO by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The conductor, with a broken foot, needed a scooter to enter and exit the stage

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Concert review: Singing of unearthly beauty from Tenebrae at the Cathedral Basilica by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The choir's use of candlelight and shadow provides an atmosphere of mystery

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Saturday, November 16, 2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Concert review: Remarkable Mozart from Suzuki, SLSO & Co. by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

There was some delightful Haydn to start things off

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Concert review: Great Saint-Saëns, well-played Williams by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Samuel Barber's lovely Adagio for Strings started the program off

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Local music educator is a semi-finalist in Recording Academy's 'Music Educator Award' competition by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Harvey Lockhart 'is one of the most remarkable teachers I've ever known,' says SLSO associate principal clarinet Diana Haskell

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Saturday, October 19, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra introduces new 'SLSO Crafted' casual concerts by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They come with food and drink tastings and a casual atmosphere

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Monday, October 14, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Fluid singing from the St. Louis Chamber Chorus by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Melissa Dunphy's world-premiere 'Waves of Gallipoli' was moving, beautiful

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Stunning Rachmaninoff and well-performed Elgar from Yang, de Waart, SLSO by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pianist Joyce Yang gave a near-perfect performance of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

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Sunday, September 29, 2019
Friday, September 27, 2019

SLSO announces change of soloist for this weekend's concerts by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor is ill, and unable to travel

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Thursday, September 26, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019

A packed and dazzling program from Denève and the SLSO by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, the orchestra's new artist-in-residence, made his first appearance of the season

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

'Bienvenue Stéphane': Denève takes the podium as St. Louis Symphony Orchestra music director by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Innovations this season include everything from lower ticket prices to the orchestra's first-ever artist-in-residence

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

McDonald’s All-American band alumni meet for Super Size St. Louis reunion by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Former members of the McDonald’s All-American High School Band will gather in St. Louis to make music again

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Opera, choral, recital groups of all sizes set to make music this fall by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

There's a stunning array of musical offerings coming up this autumn

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Sunday, August 18, 2019
Saturday, August 17, 2019

'Swing Symphony' recording features SLSO, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In the recording, Robertson says, the SLSO's players both stood out and fused with the jazz band.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

'Glory Denied' at Union Avenue Opera explores an American tragedy by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Union Avenue Opera's final production of the season looks at the life of America's longest-held P.O.W.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Q&A: Gesher Music Festival looks at refuge, security, sanctuary by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Artistic director and cellist Sara Sitzer says the festival has a great lineup this year

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

After Ferguson, classical music organizations broaden outreach, education by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

From free classical guitar lessons to scholarship opportunities, classical music organizations have strengthened their efforts

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Friday, August 2, 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Pipe Organ Encounter offers 3 free recitals by notable soloists by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

You can hear why they call it the 'King of Instruments'

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