The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis presents the vocal ensemble Tenebrae on Thursday, October 29, at 8 p.m. at the cathedral at 4431 Lindell. "'Passion and Precision' is Tenebrae's motto, and through its continued dedication to performance of the highest quality, audiences around the world experience the power and intimacy of the human voice." The program includes music by Victoria, Reger, Brahms, and Bruckner. For more information: www.cathedralconcerts.org.
|The Metropolitan Orchestra|
The St. Louis Art Museum presents a high-definition video broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's production Wagner's Tannhäuser on Saturday, October 31, at 11 AM. "James Levine conducts Wagner's early masterpiece, Tannhäuser, in its first return to the Met stage in more than a decade. Today's leading Wagnerian tenor, Johan Botha, takes on the daunting title role of the young knight caught between true love and passion. Eva-Maria Westbroek is Elisabeth, adding another Wagner heroine to her Met repertoire after her acclaimed Sieglinde in the Ring a few seasons ago. On the heels of his recent triumph in Parsifal, Peter Mattei sings Wolfram, and Michelle DeYoung is the love goddess, Venus." The live digital HD video broadcast from New York takes place in The Farrell Auditorium at the Art Museum in Forest Park. For more information: slam.org.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra presents a showing of the film Back to the Future, with the Alan Silvestri score performed live by the orchestra, Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., October 30 – November 1. The showings take place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
|The Second Church Chorale|
The Tavern of Fine Arts presents a concert by Jeff Noonan, guitar and lutes. and Sam Breene, Baroque violin, on Friday, October 30, at 8 p.m. The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.
|The Arianna String Quartet|