St. Louis Cathedral Concerts presents their Annual Gala on Sunday, May 6, at 6 pm. "Attendees will enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, an oral auction, an elegant dinner and a special live performance by pianist Orli Shaham. Cathedral Concerts will present the “Great Music Award” to Maestro David Robertson for his exemplary leadership and outstanding musical performances around the world." The event takes place at The Coronado, 3701 Lindell in Grand Center. For more information: www.cathedralconcerts.org.
The Sheldon Concert Hall presents a concert by the Clarion Brass on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1 and 2, at 10 am. "Led by trumpeter Mary Weber, Clarion Brass will swing us into spring with songs like 'Royal Garden Blues,' 'Blue Rondo Ala Turk,' 'Edelweiss,' 'Maple Leaf Rag' and 'Blue Skies!' Composed of five of the best brass players St. Louis has to offer, the Clarion Brass captures the beauty and majesty of brass repertoire." The Sheldon is at 3648 Washington in Grand Center. For more information: thesheldon.org.
The Touhill Performing Arts Center presents The Arianna String Quartet in An Evening With Shostokovich on Friday, May 4, at 8 p.m. "The ASQ closes out the 2017-18 season with an evening dedicated to the music and splendor of Dmitri Shostakovich. From the innocent clarity of Quartet No.1, through the tortured angst of Quartet No.8, to the introspection of his Quartet No.15, the Arianna Quartet will take the audience on a soulful journey into the spirit and mind of the great Russian composer, glimpsing the power and passion that is Shostakovich. " The Touhill Center is on the campus of the University of Missouri at St. Louis. For more information: touhill.org.
The Washington University Department of Music presents a Flute Choir Concert on Monday, April 30, at 7:30 pm. The event takes place in the Pillsbury Theatre at the 560 Music Center at 560 Trinity in University City. For more information, music.wustl.edu/events.
The Washington University Department of Music presents a concert by the Momenta Quartet on Thursday, May 3, at 7:30 pm. The event, which includes the world premiere of a work by Christopher Stark takes place in the E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall at the 560 Music Center at 560 Trinity in University City. For more information, music.wustl.edu/events.