|The Chamber Project St. Louis|
The Chamber Project St. Louis presents Kindred on Friday, February 8, at 7:30 pm. "Memories of things lost, nostalgia, and hope permeate the music on this program. Fairouz explores the Arab-American experience in what he calls "a journey to the new world." Dvorak, dedicates his Quintet "To my nation" as an embrace of his Bohemian nationalism which brought him worldwide fame." The concert takes place in the Pillsbury Theatre in the Oakland Room at Parker's Table 7118 Oakland in Richmond Heights. For more information: www.chamberprojectstl.org.
The Intercultural Music Initiative presents a concert of wind music by African-descent composers on Sunday, February 10, at 3 pm. "IMI Chamber Players welcomes guest artists Titus Underwood, principal oboist with the Nashville Symphony, and Peter Henderson, pianist with the Saint Louis Symphony, in a concert of music by Ulysses Kay, William Grant Still, Fred Onovwerosuoke, Florence Price, as well as beloved selections from standard repertoire." The concert takes place at the Intercultural Music Initiative, 3547 Olive in midtown. For more information: imusici.org.
|The Metropolitan Orchestra|
St. Charles Community College presents its annual Solo Concert on Friday, February 8, at 7:30 pm. "The performance, which is free and open to the public, will showcase brass, percussion, piano, string, voice and woodwind instruments in a variety of songs. Watch as Anna Zhong (violin), Cindy Yan (piano), Justin Collins (cello), Drew Schulz (French horn), Hannah Rivas (double bass), Millie Roussin (flute), Russell Roussin (clarinet) and Rebekah Anthonis (voice) perform on their chosen instrument. The Solo Concert is a limited-engagement opportunity. Performers had to audition and win their spots for this concert and will not be eligible for next year's performance per Annual Solo Concert guidelines. The concert takes place in the auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building on the SCC campus at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville, MO. For more information: stchas.edu.
Photo by Jessica Griffin
The Town and Country Symphony Orchestra performs on Sunday, February 10 at 2:3 pm. The soloist for the program is pianist Andreas Boelcke. The performance takes place at Parkway United Church of Christ, 2841 North Ballas Road. For more information: tcsomo.org.
The Washington University Department of Music DUC Chamber Music Series presents the Cortango Duo on Tuesday, February 5, at 7:30 p.m. Cally Banham, English horn and oboe, and Adam Maness, piano and guitar, will perform music by Bach, Astor Piazzola, Holst, and Irving Berlin, among others. The free event takes place in the Goldberg Formal Lounge in the Danforth Center on the Washington University campus. For more information, music.wustl.edu.
|The Jasper String Quartet|
The Washington University Department of Music presents pianist Nicholai Lugansky on Sunday, February 10, at 7 p.m. The concert includes music by Debussy, Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff and takes place at the 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity in University City. For more information, music.wustl.edu.