|The Chamber Project St. Louis|
The Chamber Project St. Louis presents Choice on Friday, May 29, at 8:00 PM. "You vote for your favorites at all of the Chamber Project concerts all season long, and we play the winners in one epic concert. Come and hear your favorites performed one last time at our final concert of the season!" The performance takes place at The Chapel, 6238 Alexander Drive in Clayton. For more information: www.chamberprojectstl.org.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis presents Puccini's La Rondine in rotating repertory with three other operas May 30 through June 28. "Can a beautiful, sophisticated Parisian courtesan find happiness with a young man from the country? Or is her love affair doomed by a past she cannot keep secret? Celebrated OTSL music directorStephen Lord brings Puccini's gorgeous music and romantic storytelling to life in this stunning, newbelle epoque period production." Performances take place at the Loretto-Hilton Center at 135 Edgar Road on the Webster University campus. All performances are sung in English with projected English text. For more information: experienceopera.org or call 314-961-0644.
The Sheldon Concert Hall presents the contemporary chamber ensemble Alarm Will Sound on Thursday, May 28, at 8 PM. “The ensemble performs the newest music being composed today with energetic virtuosity and a sense of adventure, creating programs that not only span a wide range of styles, but also transform the traditional concert experience itself.” The Sheldon is at 3648 Washington in Grand Center. For more information: thesheldon.org.
The St. Louis Chamber Chorus presents Concert Six: Wiliam Billings and Richard Rodney Bennet on Sunday, May 31, at 3 p.m. "The first truly American composer, William Billings, contributes songs from the Revolutionary War period, which seem worlds apart from the urbane witticisms of an adopted New Yorker, Richard Rodney Bennett. Calico Pie, his delightful cycle of Edward Lear poems, is reprised by the choir that gave its US premiere in 2000." The concert takes place at Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union at Enright in the Central West End. For more information: www.chamberchorus.org.
Steven Jarvi conducts The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra with clarinet soloist Aleksis Martin in a concert of music by Bernstein, Mozart, and Rimski-Korsakov on Saturday, May 30, at 8 p.m. The performance takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
Steven Jarvi conducts The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Lost in Space: Star Wars and More on Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. "The STL Symphony takes you on a cosmic ride to distant galaxies performing music inspired by outer space. Resident Conductor Steven Jarvi leads the orchestra in a newly released suite to John Williams' score from the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as selections from Star Trek, 2001: A Space Odyssey and more. Arrive early for your family to take a selfie with Storm Troopers and other favorite characters from Star Wars!" The performance takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
The Tavern of Fine Arts presents Jilliann Law, soprano and Jake Tackett, tenor in concert on Friday, May 29, at 8 p.m. The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.
The Tavern of Fine Arts presents the Senses in Harmony ensemble in concert on Saturday, May 30, at 8 p.m. " The "Senses in Harmony" cast is delighted to return for their 3rd annual May concert, presenting a 4-act program to celebrate scenes of Spring, Love, the Garden, and Home. Soprano Rebecca Drury and pianist/tenor Jon Garrett will be joined by mezzo-soprano Rebecca Hatlelid and baritone Erik Olson. Narration will tie together all musical sets, which will include classical art song in various languages, opera, and popular musical theatre." The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.