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The Ethical Society presents a Great Artist Guitar Series concert with Xuefei Yang on Saturday, February 13, at 8 p.m. "Born in Beijing and now based in the UK, she was the first-ever guitarist in China to enter a music school (Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music), and the first Chinese guitarist to launch an international professional career. A master of many styles from baroque to contemporary, Ms. Yang is committed to expanding the guitar repertoire, including the music of China." The performance takes at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road. For more information: ethicalstl.org.
The St. Louis Chamber Chorus presents Concert Four: Languish With Love on Sunday, February 14, at 3 p.m. "Music in honor of love is the natural complement for this day. We present Romances by Robert Schumann, Rakastava by Jean Sibelius, and a hymn to Juno, goddess of marriage, by Orlandus Lassus. Our modern masterwork is the passionate Amore Langueo of Francis Pott, which is paired with a commission from Clare Maclean." The concert takes place at Trinity Lutheran Church, 812 Soulard St. in Soulard. For more information: www.chamberchorus.org.
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The St. Louis Symphony presents Lift Every Voice: A Black History Month Celebration on Friday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m. Join conductor Kevin McBeth, special guest artist Larnelle Harris, and the STL Symphony IN UNISON Chorus to commemorate the legacy of African-American art, music, culture and community. The concert takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
The St. Louis Symphony presents A Night of Symphonic Rock on Saturday, February 13, at 7:30 p.m. "Bringing the sounds of the Strip to Powell Hall, this concert features the swingin' tunes of the Rat Pack and songs from Vegas icons including Tom Jones, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley and more. A cast of crooners join the orchestra for this afternoon of romantic favorites including "Luck Be a Lady," "Young at Heart," "The Way You Look Tonight" and more!" The concert takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
The St. Louis Symphony presents A Las Vegas Valentine's Songbook on Sunday, February 14, at 3 p.m. Kansas' John Elefante joins the STL Symphony for an evening devoted to your favorite classic rock bands this Valentine's Day weekend. With songs from Aerosmith, Foreigner, Journey, Led Zepplin and more, relive generations of classic rock that changed music forever. The concert takes place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
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The Tavern of Fine Arts presents a classical open stage night on Monday, February 8, from 7:30 - 9 PM. "Come by yourself or bring your quartet. Sight read through a Beethoven quartet or use this as an opportunity to put the finishing touches on that Hindemith Viola Sonata you have been working on. All ages and skill levels are welcome. We have a 6' grand piano and an accompanist." 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 Cupid's Celebration: A Senses in Harmony Production on Saturday, February 13, at 8 p.m. "Cupid and his friends would be delighted to entertain you for this cheery holiday! Our collective goal will be to transport us all back to the sweet days of annual Valentine's parties in grade school. Music, art, laughter, and many fun surprises are in store! " The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information: tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com.