Saturday, October 19, 2019

St. Louis classical calendar for the week of October 21, 2019

This week, the Bach Society does Mozart, Second Presbyterian Church presents an organ recital, and it's Harry Potter time at the SLSO.

The Bach Society
The Bach Society of St. Louis presents a performance of Mozart's Requiem on Sunday, October 27, at 3 pm. "An iconic masterpiece, Mozart's Requiem in D minor, K 626 embraces and inspires. This revered work is paired with Bach's festive setting of the Magnificat in D Major. Guest soloists soprano Emily Birsan, mezzo-soprano Alice Anne Light, tenor Gene Stenger, and bass David Rugger join the Bach Society Chorus and Orchestra." The concert takes place at First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood, 100 E. Adams in Kirkwood. For more information:

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Norman Huynh, presents a showing of the film Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, with the score performed live, on Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm, October 25-27. "See what happens when Harry discovers a mysterious potions book in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert! Projected onto a giant screen and accompanied by the SLSO, you can join in on Harry's adventures like never before. Nicholas Hooper's wonderful score and J.K. Rowling's classic tale combine to deliver all the adventure, humor and suspense you remember in an experience you'll never forget." The performances take place at Powell Hall in Grand Center.For more information:

Second Presbyterian Church presents an organ recital by Michael Unger on Sunday, October 27, at 4 pm. "Dr. Unger is the Assistant Professor of Organ and Harpsichord at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. The church is at 4501 Westminster Place in the Central West End. For more information:

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