SLSO announces 2023-2024 season programming in St. Louis

The impending time marks the orchestra’s 144th and Stephane Deneve’s fifth as new music director.

ST. LOUIS — On Wednesday, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) and its new music director declared programming plans for the orchestra’s 2023-2024 season, grounded in local community connections and collaborations. The forthcoming time marks the orchestra’s 144th and Stephane Deneve’s fifth as music director. 

In accordance to a press launch from SLSO, the programming will showcase the “magical audio of the SLSO and the vitality of St. Louis artists and cultural institutions.”

A lot more than 18 pieces will enter the SLSO’s selection, which includes 9 operates by composers of these days, in accordance to the release. 

“From classical to jazz, movie scores and songs of our time, our orchestra will demonstrate its outstanding versatility through the season,” in accordance to the launch.

Deneve and the SLSO open the season with a live performance in Forest Park for a free evening of songs on Art Hill on Sept. 21. at 7 p.m. located at 35 Fantastic Arts Travel in St. Louis.

Then, the weekend kick-off continues with Hilary Hahn on Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 24. at 3 p.m. at Stifel Theatre located at 1400 Marketplace Avenue in St. Louis.

A number of artists this sort of as Hahn and Yo-Yo Ma, and living composers together with Valerie Coleman, Julie Wolfe, Lera Auerback and Adam Schoenberg will help the orchestra and Deneve connect with the local community and share tunes. For a lot more facts, click listed here

In January of 2024, the SLSO and conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin will investigate how jazz has impacted the orchestral earth in a a few-live performance collection, according to the release. Programs consist of “jazz milestones, jazz’s impact in Europe, and lesser-listened to American voices, with each method culminating in a major orchestral do the job by George Gershwin.”

In addition, “the SLSO, three conductors, and five acclaimed pianists will traverse Ludwig van Beethoven’s monumental collection of piano concertos, according to the launch.” For a lot more facts, simply click here

Marie-Hélène Bernard, president and CEO of the SLSO, explained “The year offers a glimpse of our eyesight for the future—where the SLSO connects much more deeply as performer, creator, and educator, connecting musical experiences for our community, wherever St. Louis artists can prosper together with our impressive orchestra and two choruses.”

The orchestral practical experience will showcase at quite a few venues which includes The Blanche M. Touhill Accomplishing Arts Heart, Stifel Theatre, and The J. Scheidegger Middle for Accomplishing Arts. For location information, click listed here.    

The SLSO will announce a lot more concert locations when one tickets go on sale in May perhaps 2023. Visit below or connect with the Box Business office at 314-534-1700.  

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Other strategies in accordance to the launch:

  • The film Residence On your own will be shown on Dec. 9-10. 

  • Getaway concert events will incorporate a Gospel Christmas concert on Dec. 8. 

  • The Mercy Healthcare facility Celebration offers five live shows of vacation music and a few at Stifel Theatre on Dec. 16-17 and two at the J. Scheidegger Heart for the Arts at Lindenwood College in St. Charles on Dec. 12-13. 

  • The SLSO also performs its yearly Lifestyle Each Voice: Celebrating Black Historical past Thirty day period live performance on Feb. 23, 2024.

  • Lunar New Year live performance on Feb. 10, 2024, at Lindenwood University. 

  • Carmina Burana will be on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. 

  • Romeo and Juliet will be introduced on March 16 at 7:30 p.m. and March 17 at 3 p.m. at the Stifel Theatre.

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