The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center presents a Quiet Music concert on featuring new electronic compositions by Mark Sarich, Greg Farough, Nathan Cook, on Saturday, December 7, at 8 PM. The concert takes place in the Holmes Lounge at Washington University. For more information: www.lemp-arts.org.
The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center presents The Orchestrating Diversity Urban Youth Orchestra in a concert of music by Wagner, Corelli, Debussy, and Tchaikovsky, on Sunday, December 8, at 3 PM. “The Quiet Music series seeks to bring to the St. Louis artistic landscape these most recent investigations into the interface of silence, resonance, barely audible sound, and non-directionality in music.” The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center is at 3301 Lemp Avenue. For more information: www.lemp-arts.org.
|Elisabeth von Trapp|
St. Louis Cathedral Concerts presents the Christmas at the Cathedral with the Archdiocesan Adult Choir, Children’s Choir, Handbell Choir, and Orchestra. The performances take place on Saturday, December 7, at 8 PM and Sunday, December 8, at 2:30 pm at the cathedral at 4431 Lindell. The program features Christmas classics old and new, including Vivaldi's Gloria." For more information: www.cathedralconcerts.org
David Robertson conducts The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Cantatas 1-3 from the Bach Christmas Oratorio on Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, at 8 PM at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand. Featured soloists are Dominique Labelle, soprano; Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; and Stephen Powell, baritone. The Saturday concert will be broadcast live on St. Louis Public Radio at 90.7 and HD 1. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
|St. Louis Children's Choirs|
The Shepley Program of Music and Arts presents an organ recital by William Partridge on Thursday, December 5 at 12:30 PM at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust. Admission is free. For more information: christchurchconcerts.org.
The Shepley Program of Music and Arts presents A Gift to the City, a holiday concert by The Webster University Chamber Orchestra and the Webster University Chamber Singers on Sunday, December 8, at 2 PM at Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust. Admission is free. For more information: christchurchconcerts.org.
The Tavern of Fine Arts presents pianist Andrew Throdahl performing music by Bach, Ligeti, and Ravel on Tuesday, December 3, at 7:30 PM. The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.
|Tom Sitzler and Philip Touchette|
in The Mini Ring
Union Avenue Opera presents The Mini Ring, an original adaptation of Wagner’s Ring cycle for children arranged by former UAO Education Coordinator Elise LaBarge, Saturday, December 7, at 1 PM. The performance takes place at the Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union at Enright in the Central West End. The program begins with an interactive lecture led by Stephanie Ball, followed by a performance of the 45-minute opera. For more information, visit unionavenueopera.org or call 314-361-2881.