Sunday, January 24, 2016

St. Louis classical calendar for the week of January 25, 2016

Nathan Laube
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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis presents organist Nathan Laube on Sunday at 2:30 p.m., January 31, at the cathedral at 4431 Lindell. "Assistant Professor of Music at the Eastman School of Music, concert organist Nathan Laube has quickly earned a place among the organ world's elite performers. His brilliant playing and gracious demeanor have thrilled audiences and presenters across the United States and in Europe, and his creative programming of repertoire spanning five centuries, including his own virtuoso transcriptions of orchestral works, have earned high praise from critics and peers alike." For more information:

The Chamber Project St. Louis presents Shadow: From Darkness to Light on Friday, December 29, at 8 p.m. "An exotic and haunting program featuring Stella Markou, soprano with flute, cello, and piano." The evening includes music by Franck, Massanet, and Ravel. The concert takes place at the Tavern of Fine Arts, 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information:

Eliot Unitarian Chapel presents a Friends of Music concert on Sunday, January 31, at 3 PM. The program features the Osler Quintet and guest artists in music by Malcom Arnold, Gabriel Fauré, and Max Reger. Eliot Unitarian Chapel is at 100 South Argonne in Kirkwood. For more information:

The St. Louis Art Museum presents a high-definition video broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's production Puccini's Turandot on Saturday, January 30, at 11:55 a.m. "Nina Stemme takes on the title role of the proud princess of ancient China, whose riddles doom every suitor who seeks her hand, opposite Marco Berti as Calàf, the brave prince who sings "Nessun dorma” and wins her love. Anita Hartig and Leah Crocetto share the role of Liù, the faithful slave girl. Franco Zeffirelli's golden production is conducted by Paolo Carignani." 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:

The Tavern of Fine Arts presents the Osler Quintet in an evening of music by Schumann, Beethoven, and Faure on Wednesday, January 27, at 8 p.m. The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information:

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