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Live Broadcasts

Saturday night St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concerts are broadcast live by St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU. Listen in St. Louis on 90.7 FM & streaming on the internet worldwide via the St. Louis Public Radio website. Concerts begin at 8:00pm.

The 2019/2020 season will mark the tenth year of partnership between the SLSO and St. Louis Public Radio. Each Saturday night subscription series concert will be broadcast live on the air and streamed live on the internet. Live broadcasts began on September 21, 2019, and will continue through May 9, 2020.

January 18, 2020

The SLSO kicks off 2020 with Music Director Stéphane Denève and the return of SLSO Artist-in-Residence, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Thibaudet plays Liszt's thundering Piano Concerto 2. Denève leads the SLSO in Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier Suite. The concert also includes the St. Louis premiere of Anna Clyne's This Midnight Hour.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Interviews at the intermission include Denève, Thibaudet, and SLSO President and CEO Marie-Hélène Bernard.


 February 1, 2020

The SLSO takes you into a fairy tale with a suite of music from Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty. Led by Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, the program also includes the SLSO debut of pianist Saleem Ashkar, performing Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 2. Schumann's Manfred Overture opens the program.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Interviews at the intermission include Szeps-Znaider and Ashkar.


February 8, 2020

In celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday, SLSO Music Director Stéphane Denève leads the SLSO in Beethoven's final symphony, his Symphony No. 9, with soloists Ellie Dehn, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Issachah Savage, and Davone Tines. The orchestra and soloists are joined by the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Opening the concert is the SLSO's first performance of Kevin Puts' Silent Night Elegy, an SLSO co-commission.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Interviews at intermission include Denève and Johnson Cano.


February 15, 2020

Guest conductor Rafael Payare makes his debut conducting Bruckner's shimmering seventh symphony. Opening the program is a contemporary masterwork, Sofia Gubaidulina's Offertorium, featuring violinist Baiba Skride is her first return to the SLSO in 13 years.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Intermission interviews include Payare.


February 29, 2020

An SLSO regular, conductor Nicholas McGegan returns to lead the SLSO in the first performances of Haydn's Symphony No. 31, "Horn Signal" since 1973. He also introduces St. Louis to rising piano sensation Seong-Jin Cho, making his St. Louis debut performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2. Schubert's Symphony No. 5 concludes the program.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Intermission interviews include McGegan.