Monday, September 05, 2016

St. Louis classical calendar for the week of September 5, 2016

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The Chamber Project St. Louis presents American Renegades on Friday, September 9, at 8 PM. "Rebels with a cause come together for this all-American program. The program begins with a feisty work by Pulitzer prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon followed by “Murder Ballades” by Bryce Dessner, who is the lead guitarist for The National and scored the music for the blockbuster film The Revenant. Copland's iconic Appalachian Spring in it's original scoring for 13 musicians finishes up this exciting program." The performance takes place at the 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity in University City. For more information:

The Arianna String Quartet
The Touhill Performing Arts Center presents The Arianna String Quartet in "Perfect Storm" on Friday, September 9, at 8 PM. "The ASQ embarks on its 25th season with one of their favorites; Felix Mendelssohn's cherished Op.13 string quartet, a work that balances turbulent brilliance with an inner fragility, unique to Mendelssohn, and beloved by audiences." The program also includes music by Philip Glass and Beethoven. The Touhill Performing Arts Center in on the University of Missouri at St. Louis campus. For more information:

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra presents a showing of the film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with the John Williams score performed live by the orchestra and chorus conducted by Justin Freer, Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 11 am.m and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., September 9-11. The showings take place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information:

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