Saturday, April 16, 2016

St. Louis classical calendar for the week of April 18, 2016

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The Chamber Project St. Louis presents Wander on Saturday, April 23, at 8:00 PM. "We close our season of original programing with a feisty program for flute, clarinet, harp and strings playing music from around the world. From the haunting beauty of French Impressionism, to Celtic sounds and a wild spin of gypsy music arranged by local composer Christian Woehr, this concert will lead you down a satisfying path!" The performance takes place at The Chapel, 6238 Alexander Drive in Clayton. For more information:

Glenn Kotche
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the St. Louis Symphony present a performance of Pulitzer Prize winner John Luther Adams' Ilimaq by percussionist Glenn Kotche, most widely known for his work with the critically-acclaimed rock band Wilco on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. The performance takes place in the newly renovated space at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington. For more information:

The St. Louis Symphony presents violinist Jooyeon Kong, violists Chris Tantillo and Xi Zhang, and cellist Bjorn Ranheim performing Brahm's String Quartet No. 1 in F major on Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. The free concert takes place at Messiah Lutheran Church, 2846 North Grand. For more information:

The St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus, conducted by Jason Max Ferdinand, presents a free Community Concert on Sunday, April 24, at 7 p.m. The concert takes place at First Baptist Church of Chesterfield, 17103 Wild Horse Creek Road. For more information:

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with violin soloist Karen Gomyo on Friday at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m., April 22-24. The concert festures Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Sibelius's Violin Concerto, and Dvorák's Symphony No. 7. Performances take place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand. For more information:

The St. Louis Symphony's Crescendo Circle presents Sips and Symphonies, featuring a discussion/presentation on Holsts's The Planets, on Thursday, April 21, 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. The event takes place at The Tavern of Fine Arts, 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information:

The Trombones of the St. Louis Symphony
The Sheldon Concert Hall presents The Trombones of the St. Louis Symphony on Tuesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Notes From Home concert series. "In a concert of firsts, the Trombones of the Saint Louis Symphony will present two world premieres: a new commission, Hereafter, by Caleb Burhans (Alarm Will Sound); and Alarum, composed by Symphony Principal Trombonist Timothy Myers. Also on the program is a new arrangement of Radiohead’s Everything in its Right Place by Adam Maness (the 442’s, the Erin Bode Group). Each member of the quartet—Timothy Myers, Gerry Pagano, Jonathan Reycraft, and Amanda Stewart—will also present solo pieces, including some St. Louis premieres, accompanied by Symphony pianist Peter Henderson." The Sheldon is at 3648 Washington in Grand Center. For more information:

The Tavern of Fine Arts presents soprano Heather Fehl on Saturday, April 23, at 8 p.m. "Soprano Heather Fehl, with Martha Shaffer at the piano, provides much needed levity in this seriously heavy election cycle with an evening of mostly light-hearted musical theatre tunes. Come and be delighted and entertained." The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt in the Debaliviere Place neighborhood. For more information:

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