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Friday, June 11, 2021

OTSL's 'New Works, Bold Voices' takes on current events, social justice by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

Each 20-minute opera was to answer the question posed by OTSL general director Andrew Jorgensen: “How are you feeling about the world?”

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Monday, May 31, 2021

'Highway 1, U.S.A.' is momentous tribute by OTSL to long-neglected composer by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

For Opera Theatre of St. Louis, a silver lining in the pandemic cloud includes “Highway 1, U.S.A.” by William Grant Still, the “dean” of African American composers.

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Monday, May 24, 2021

Beautiful, hilarious 'Gianni Schicchi' opens outdoor season at Opera Theatre of St. Louis by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theater St. Louis begins its outdoor festival season with Giacomo Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi,” a lighthearted one-act comic opera.

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Energetic SLSO performance at Powell Hall ends an unusual concert season by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

In the fall, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will expand the number of musicians onstage to perform full orchestra repertoire, Stéphane Denève said.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra extends Denève’s contract to 2026 by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

As SLSO’s 13th music director, Denève has attracted top artists, including his appointment of 10 musicians to the orchestra and the selection of Stephanie Childress as assistant conducto…

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Answered prayers: Live opera returns with 'Suor Angelica' at Winter Opera St. Louis by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

A year after the pandemic closed concert halls, live opera returns this weekend.

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Saturday, February 13, 2021

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra launches new digital concert series by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

The initial six concerts, filmed in high-definition at Powell Hall, are available through the SLSO’s website, with the first available for free through Feb. 27.

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Friday, December 25, 2020

Opera Theatre of St. Louis announces inaugural class of Future Leaders Fellowship by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

Opera Theatre of St. Louis has launched a program designed to cultivate future leaders in arts administration who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds, particularly those who …

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Friday, December 18, 2020

SLSO appoints Stephanie Childress as assistant conductor by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

Childress succeeds former resident conductor Gemma New, who held the position from 2016 through May 2020.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

SLSO forges ahead, announces more in-person concerts by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

“It was an immense joy to be back at my musical home in St. Louis and to make music with the incredibly talented musicians of the SLSO this month,” Denève said of the October concerts a…

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Brewer, Slatkin bring outdoor crowd to its feet in moving 'reboot' of live orchestral music by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

"Symphony Reboot" concert at Frontier Park in St. Charles featured homegrown Grammy winners Christine Brewer and Leonard Slatkin.

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Winter Opera St. Louis enchants with Puccini's 'Girl of the Golden West' by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

The riveting production Friday at Chaminade's Viragh Center highlighted some forward-looking aspects of a rarely sung masterpiece.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra 'turned the concert hall into a cathedral' by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

The concert featured Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 in E major

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Winter Opera stages a vibrant, comically moving 'Daughter of the Regiment' by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

With no fewer than nine high C's from tenor Issac Frishman, the performance was musically exhilarating, visually vibrant and comically moving.

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Union Avenue Opera's production of 'La bohème' a classically moving experience by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

This is the opera company's third production of the classic since its founding in 1995.

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

SLSO, Denève close 'engagement season' with delightful 'Symphonie Fantastique' by Eric Meyer Special To The Post-Dispatch

This weekend at Powell Hall, music director designate Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conclude what Denève has called his “engagement season” with the orchestra. …

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