The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis presents The Vienna Boys Choir on Saturday, November 21, at 8 p.m. at the cathedral at 4431 Lindell. "The world's most beloved choir has been thrilling audiences young and old for over 500 years. Their eagerly anticipated tours play to sell out crowds around the world. Don't miss your opportunity to hear them in this special Holiday Concert at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis." For more information: www.cathedralconcerts.org.
|The Chamber Project|
The Missouri Chamber Music Festival presents Pro Jam for the ProAm Tuesday, November 17, at 6:30 p.m. "Join the Missouri Chamber Music Festival for a chamber music party celebrating MOCM's Pro-Am Intensive Workshop. Guaranteed fun, whether you join the chamber music readings with our Pros or just sit back and listen." The event takes place at The Tavern of Fine Arts, 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.
The St. Louis Art Museum presents a high-definition video broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's production Alban Berg's Lulu on Saturday, November 21, at 11:30 AM. "Acclaimed artist and director William Kentridge (The Nose) applies his unique theatrical vision to Berg's notorious femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own. Musically, the masterful score is in the sure hands of Met Music Director James Levine. Soprano Marlis Petersen has excited audiences around the world with her portrayal of the tour-de-force title role, a wild journey of love, obsession, and death. Susan Graham joins a winning cast, including Daniel Brenna and Johan Reuter." The live digital HD video broadcast from New York takes place in The Farrell Auditorium at the Art Museum in Forest Park. For more information: slam.org.
The St. Louis Symphony's Crescendo Circle presents Sips and Symphonies on Thursday, November 19, at 7:00 PM. “What is Sips and Symphonies? It is a great way to learn about music in a fun, casual environment.” A special cocktail is created for each event to accompany the music. This month's discussion/presentation will be on Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. The event takes place at The Tavern of Fine Arts, 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.
David Robertson conducts the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Musical Flight, a program of popular classics, on Friday and at 8 p.m. November 20. The program includes music by Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, and Rossini as well as Britten's Young People's Guide to the Orchestra. The concert takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
David Robertson conducts the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, with violinst Jack Liebeck, on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m., November 21 and 22. The program features the Symphony No. 1 by Brahms. The concerts take place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
|Alan Pierson conducts|
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The Tavern of Fine Arts presents The Perseid String Quartet and pianist Diana Umali in a program of music by music by Dohnanyi and Beethoven on Saturday, November 21, 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 Washington University Department of Music presents Music of the Great War on Monday, November 16, at 5 p.m. "Members of the St. Louis Symphony join forces with applied faculty from the Department of Music to present a concert of chamber music influenced by World War I in partnership with the Mildred L. Kemper Art Museum's exhibition “World War I: War of Images, Images of War.” The concert will feature the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar, and Claude Debussy. Reception to follow." The performance takes place at The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum on the Washington University campus. For more information: music.wustl.edu.