|The Choir of St. John's College|
First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood presents a concert by The Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis on Sunday, April 10, at 7 p.m. "Season Four concludes with Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass. The Choirs of Webster University and guest conductor, Trent Patterson join Conductor Laureate, Allen Carl Larson in this powerful work. Also on this concert is the beautiful Adagietto from Mahler’s Fifth Symphony and Mozart’s Ave Verum." First Presbyterian Church is at 100 East Adams in Kirkwood. For more information: metro-orch.org.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis presents the Annual Spring Recital for its Monsanto Artists-in-Training vocal program on Sunday, April 10 at 3:00 p.m. This year, the competition will be adjudicated by internationally acclaimed American mezzo soprano Denyce Graves, who previously appeared on the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis stage in the 2013 world premiere of Terence Blanchard’s Champion. The event, followed by a complimentary reception, takes place at the Sheldon Concert Hall at 3648 Washington Boulevard in Grand Center. For more information: experienceopera.org.
The St. Louis Chamber Chorus presents Concert Five: All Manner of Gods on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m. "Choirs have celebrated numerous faiths over the centuries. We present a paean to the Greek god Pan by Granville Bantock, the praise of Jupiter by Gombert, and invocations to Hindu gods by John Schlenck. These contrast with music serving the Judeo-Christian traditions by Salamone Rossi and Gustav Holst, as well as a commission from Pulitzer-Prize winner, Steven Stucky." The concert takes place at the 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity in University City. For more information: www.chamberchorus.org.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra presents a showing of the film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, with the John Williams score performed live by the orchestra conducted by Erik Ochsner, Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., April 8-10. The showings take place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
The Tavern of Fine Arts presents guitarist Alec Feldges on Friday, April 8, at 8 p.m. "Classical guitarist Alec Feldges performs at the Tavern before returning to school at Mizzou." The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.