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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Denève and SLSO deliver solid virtuosity, by sections by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

First the strings; then the woodwinds step up in concert at Powell Hall.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Opera Theatre of St. Louis' new season features virtual, in-person programming by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A winterlong "virtual season" will precede an outdoor festival season.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Music review: Stéphane Denève and the SLSO return to Powell Symphony Hall by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The concerts are abbreviated; this one was just an hour long, with no intermission. But it incorporated an awful lot of fine playing.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

St. Louis Chamber Chorus launches an unconventional season by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Artistic director Philip Barnes explores what makes the chorus special, in six programs.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra isn't sitting out the pandemic — it's innovating instead by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Until the public health situation improves, the musicians are taking their act on the road — and online.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

'Met Stars Live in Concert' introduces an operatic force of nature by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The young Norwegian dramatic soprano Lise Davidsen is stunning, in the best possible way

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St. Louis performance venues will be lit up in red Tuesday evening by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Those who work in the live events industry are bringing attention to their plight, and urging Congress to pass the RESTART Act

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Two more major cancellations hit St. Louis classical music by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Union Avenue Opera and St. Louis Chamber Chorus cancel events.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Opera Theatre of St. Louis cancels 2020 season by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

None of the year-round staff will be laid off

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Friday, April 3, 2020

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra cancels performances through May 10 by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

That includes the rest of the classical music programs that were to make up music director Stéphane Denève’s first season, along with educational programs and outreach programs.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Metropolitan Opera offers free streaming of past "Met Live in HD" performances by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Met has 14 years' worth of HD broadcasts from which to choose

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Longtime fan leaves $45 million to Opera Theatre of St. Louis by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Transformative' gift to endowment is one of the two or three largest ever received by an American opera company.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces a woman-centric season for 2020-21 by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Music director Stéphane Denève is enthusiastic about what’s been planned for his second season in that role.

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Monday, January 20, 2020
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Sunday, December 22, 2019

Phyllis Brissenden, Opera Theatre founder and philanthropist, dies at 86 by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mrs. Brissenden loved music, birds and animals, and supported them.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Exceptional new music from Choir of King's College, Cambridge and Stile Antico by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Choir's centenary recording of Lessons and Carols is now available

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Concert review: A well-played 'Nutcracker' with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's a beloved score, but there are some issues with presenting it as a stand-alone

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Concert review: Exciting Mussorgsky, with some issues, from Lehninger and the SLSO by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The conductor, with a broken foot, needed a scooter to enter and exit the stage

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Concert review: Singing of unearthly beauty from Tenebrae at the Cathedral Basilica by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The choir's use of candlelight and shadow provides an atmosphere of mystery

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Saturday, November 16, 2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Concert review: Remarkable Mozart from Suzuki, SLSO & Co. by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

There was some delightful Haydn to start things off

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Concert review: Great Saint-Saëns, well-played Williams by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Samuel Barber's lovely Adagio for Strings started the program off

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Local music educator is a semi-finalist in Recording Academy's 'Music Educator Award' competition by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Harvey Lockhart 'is one of the most remarkable teachers I've ever known,' says SLSO associate principal clarinet Diana Haskell

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Saturday, October 19, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra introduces new 'SLSO Crafted' casual concerts by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They come with food and drink tastings and a casual atmosphere

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Monday, October 14, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Fluid singing from the St. Louis Chamber Chorus by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Melissa Dunphy's world-premiere 'Waves of Gallipoli' was moving, beautiful

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