The Collegium Vocale of St. Louis presents The Splendors of Rome: Music of the early 18th Century on Sunday, October 23, at 2 p.m. " The Collegium Vocale of St. Louis will present a concert of music heard in Rome in the early 18th century, featuring a performance of Francesco Durante's celebrated “Magnificat”, Other composers including Palestrina, Pitoni, Severi, and Stradella, The singers of Collegium Vocale of St. Louis will be supported by period instruments." The concert takes place at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis (Old Cathedral), 209 Walnut Street on the riverfront. For more information: CollegiumVocaleofSaintLouis.org.
|The St. Louis Brass Band|
Cristian Macelaru conducts the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, with piano soloist Orli Shaham, on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. October 21 - 23. "Stormy, serene, romantic and tranquil, Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances is a stunning virtuoso showpiece for orchestra. Acclaimed by the New York Times as a “brilliant pianist,” Orli Shaham and rising conductor Cristian M_celaru present Beethoven's dramatic Piano Concerto No. 4." The concerts take place at Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: stlsymphony.org.
The Town and Country Symphony Orchestra performs Space, the Final Frontier on Sunday, October 23, at 2:30 PM. "Our annual Halloween Concert will literally transport you to the magical world of outer space. Calling all Trekkies, Jedis, Astronauts, and other space junkies. Come in costume to enjoy some of the best movie music ever written and some classical tributes to space as well. Dr. Chiann-Yi Yawitz will be the soloist for Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1" The performance takes place in Ridgway Auditorium at The Principia, 13201 Clayton Road. For more information: tcsomo.org.
|The Perseid String Quartet|
The Washington University Department of Music presents a bassoon recital and masterclas with Keith Sweger on Saturday, October 22, at 3 p.m. The performance takes place in the Goldberg Formal Lounge at the 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity in University City. For more information: music.wustl.edu.