The Impact of Your St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

2019/2020 Annual Report

The SLSO’s 2019/2020 Season marked a new era as we welcomed Music Director Stéphane Denève. Thanks to your support, our 140th season was filled with remarkable performances, strong philanthropic giving, innovative musical outreach when live performances had to be canceled, and creative collaborations.

We are pleased to share with you our 2019/2020 Annual Report. And we are grateful for your continued and generous support of your SLSO. To view the 19/20 Annual Report summary, click here.

2019/2020 Annual Report

Economic and Community Impact Report

The SLSO is proud to share the results of our Economic and Community Impact Report, a study commissioned from Saint Louis University. The study revealed that the SLSO triggers $96.1 million in annual economic activity throughout metro St. Louis, ranking as one of the very top orchestras in the United States. To view the full Economic and Community Impact Report, click here.

Economic and Community Impact

Previous Reports

Annual Reports
18/19 Annual Report
17/18 Annual Report
16/17 Annual Report
15/16 Annual Report

Community Reports
14/15 Community Report
13/14 Community Report

Financial Information

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s most recent 990 may be accessed here: IRS 990

Significant differences exist between financial amounts reported under IRS guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Accordingly, the SLSO provides a reconciliation for your information: Reconciliation IRS Form 990 to External Audit Report.

An additional 990 is filed for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Endowment Trust. The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Endowment Trust is controlled by a seven-person committee composed of SLSO appointed members and independent parties. Its assets cannot be accessed by SLSO management for general operating support or any other financial needs beyond the 5% annual draw without approval of six of the seven committee members.