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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.

October 19

Music Director Stéphane Denève returns to conduct the SLSO premiere of Poulenc's Les biches Suite, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 with St. Louis favorite Karen Gomyo, and Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Interviews at the intermission include Denève, Gomyo, and SLSO Principal Clarinet Scott Andrews.


November 2

Music Director Stéphane Denève kicks off six straight weeks of Saturday night broadcasts with Barber's iconic Adagio for Strings, then John Williams' Violin Concerto with James Ehnes. The concert concludes with Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 1, "Organ."

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Interviews at the intermission include Denève and Ehnes.


November 9

Mozart specialist Masaaki Suzuki makes his debut conducting the SLSO on Haydn's Symphony No. 48, "Maria Theresia," then leads the St. Louis Symphony Chorus along with soloists Carolyn Sampson, Joanne Lunn, Zachary Wilder, and Dashon Burton in Mozart's Mass in C Minor. 

With hosts Robert Peterson and Adam Crane. Interviews at the intermission include Suzuki and Sampson.


November 16

Violinist Gil Shaham, a St. Louis favorite, performs Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2, led by Music Director Stéphane Denève. Opening the concert is the World Premiere performance of Venit Illuminatio (Toward the Illumination of Colored Light) by Pulitzer Prize winner Aaron Jay Kernis. Brahms' masterful Symphony No. 4 closes the concert.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro. Interviews at the intermission include Denève and Shaham.


 November 23

Marcelo Lehninger makes his SLSO debut conducting Hindemith's Concert for Strings and Brass. Virtuoso pianist Simon Trpčeski play Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 1. The concert ends with Ravel's orchestration of Mussorgsky's masterpiece, Pictures at an Exhibition.

With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.