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Press Releases

News from and about the 2021/2022 season (September 1, 2021, to August 31, 2022)


May 19, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Board of Trustees elects to new members | Nick Ragone and Rachel Seward elected at the board's April 12 meeting

May 10, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra honors six retiring orchestra members | Retirements comes from the violin, bassoon, and trombone sections

April 27, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces artist change for April 30-May 1 concerts, welcoming baritone Stephen Powell on short notice

April 19, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra celebrates Amy Kaiser and her defining 27-year tenure with her final concerts as St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director, April 30-May 1

April 14, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra awarded $1 million in federal funding to support education programming

April 5, 2022: Music Director Stéphane Denève, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and the IN UNISON Chorus perform world premiere of SLSO commission: Nathalie Joachim's Family, May 6-7

March 30, 2022: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève announce programming for the 2022/2023 season, the orchestra's 143rd and Denève's fourth as Music Director

March 16, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces renovation and expansion plans for its home, Powell Hall

March 2, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra collaborates with area military musicians for free concert at Powell Hall, May 22

March 1, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces conductor, soloist, program changes for March 4-6 concerts, welcoming conductor Patrick Summers in his SLSO debut

February 24, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces additional Live at Powell Hall concerts for May, June 2022 | Tributes to Queen, Whitney Houston; award-winning duo Indigo Girls return; jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling pays homage to Ragtime, Blues, and All That Jazz

February 17, 2022: March with Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra includes two world premieres, music of today, artist collaborations, and Midwestern university tour, March 11-26

January 26, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra launches SLSO Composer Workshop to nurture and advance careers of composers of today | Multi-day orchestral residency concludes with free community concert, January 30

January 24, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève announce spring 2022 slate of digital concerts | New Digital Passport makes all five concerts available for $45

January 12, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra names Julie Gibbs Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

January 4, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announce appointment of Dr. Yolanda Alovor as first Vice President of External Affairs and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

January 2, 2022: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra postpones Sunday, January 2, performance of Disney and Pixar's Up in Concert

December 15, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève open 2022 with two weekends of concerts at Powell Hall plus performance in Lincoln, Nebraska, January 7-16

December 13, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces the seventh installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 in Concert

November 18, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces additional Live at Powell Hall concerts for spring 2022 | Music of Pink Floyd is February 26, 2022; Ben Folds returns for a two-night collaboration with the SLSO, April 1-2, 2022

November 16, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces concert honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 17, 2022 | Music Director Stéphane Denève, IN UNISON Chorus Director Kevin McBeth, and St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director Amy Kaiser leads entire SLSO family in free concert

November 10, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra welcomes audiences to celebrate the holiday season with the gift of live music at 17 concerts, December 3, 2021, through January 2, 2022

November 8, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Pulitzer Arts Foundation announce programming for St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer series for 2021/2022, celebrating music of today

November 2, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra shares results of its 2020/2021 season at annual meeting, highlighting innovative outreach, artistic achievements, community impact, and financial stability

October 19, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra gives the U.S. premiere of Anna Clyne's PIVOT | SLSO collaborates with Víkingur Ólafsson, conductor David Danzmayr, and violinist Simone Porter for the first time in concerts, November 12-20

October 12, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra creates Sarah Bryan Miller Fund in support of vocal soloists and performances of choral repertoire | Endowed fund made possible by Miller, the late classical music critic, who bequeathed more than $1 million to the SLSO

October 7, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor and violinist Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider for a two-week artist residency, October 29-November 7

September 16, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs five local premieres in classical concerts, October 9-16 | Tickets on sale now, including special offer for healthcare workers and first responders

September 9, 2021:  The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève announce full programming for the 2021/2022 season | Subscriptions and single tickets on sale now

September 1, 2021: St. Louis-area arts organizations announce vaccination requirements beginning in September

August 24, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Stéphane Denève opens the 2021/2022 SLSO Classical Season at Powell Hall, September 19-October 2

August 23, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève welcome the St. Louis community to Forest Park for annual community concert, September 22

August 17, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra opens 2021/2022 season with two Live at Powell Hall concerts: A collaboration with multi-talented artist Kishi Bashi and a tribute to the music of Motown

July 20, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces holiday concerts for 2021/2022 season | Single tickets for all fall concerts now on sale

June 10, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève announce fall programming for the 2021/2022 season

 

 

 

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