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Press Releases

News from the 2020/2021 season (September 1, 2020, to August 31, 2021)


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

July 12, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra receives grant to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts

July 12, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra receives $160,000 grant from Bayer Fund to support IN UNISON programs

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

June 3, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces summer 2021 media offerings, including digital concerts, an on-demand audio series, and continued radio and TV broadcasts

May 19, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announes one-night-only concert at Powell Hall, Operatic Encore with the SLSO, June 24 | Complimentary pretzels and beer samples available pre-concert outside of Powell Hall

May 13, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra honors retiring Principal Flutist Mark Sparks and celebrates his 20-year tenure

April 21, 2021: Music Director Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conclude SLSO's spring 2021 live concerts at Powell Hall, April 30-May 15

April 15, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin leads concerts at Powell Hall, April 23-25

April 14, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association announce winners of 24th annual Express the Music student writing competition

April 1, 2021: Stephanie Childress, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor, makes her SLSO conducting debut in concerts, April 9-18 | Tickets on sale now for concerts featuring works by Beamish, Boccherini, Britten, Dvořák, Mozart, and Respighi

March 30, 2021: Stéphane Denève commites to serve as Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra through the 2025/2026 season

March 29, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association announce winners of 31st annual Picture the Music student art competition

March 22, 2021: Music Director Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra resume live concerts at Powell Hall, March 26-28 and April 1-3, 2021

March 9, 2021: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève announce details for live orchestral concerts, return of audiences to Powell Hall, March 26-May 15

March 2, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces first livestream of chamber music concert, March 14, 3:00pm CDT

February 18, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces SoundLab; February 27 live watch party features special guest, NASA astronaut Col. Bob Behnken

February 11, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève launch digital concerts February 11 | First concert is available for free with works by Richard Strauss, Antonín Dvořák, and Takashi Yoshimatsu

February 4, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra celebrates Kevin McBeth's 10th anniversary as IN UNISON Chorus Director

January 27, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces SoundLab, a digital series for kids combining music and science through interactive videos and activities

January 11, 2021: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians ratify amended contract for 2020/2021 season

December 9, 2020: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève announce appointment of Stephanie Childress as Assistant Conductor | Childress to serve as Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

November 9, 2020: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra names Robert Driver Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

October 29, 2020: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève return to Powell Hall for two more weeks of live chamber orchestra concerts, November 13-21

October 20, 2020: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces two-week chamber music festival at Powell Hall, October 28-November 8; One-night-only screening of Beetlejuice on November 6; Plus return of chamber orchestra concerts with Music Director Stéphane Denève, November 13-21

October 13, 2020: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra shares results of its 2019/2020 season at annual meeting, highlighting artistic achievements, community impact, innovative outreach, and financial stability

October 6, 2020: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Stéphane Denève return to Powell Hall for in-person concerts this October

October 1, 2020: Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announce four new full-time musicians

September 16, 2020: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announce new outdoor concert series, SLSO On the Go, as part of reimagined fall 2020 season

August 11, 2020: Stéphane Denève and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announce reimagined fall 2020 season, the orchestra's 141st and Denève's second as Music Director

February 4, 2020: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Stéphane Denève announces the 2020/2021 season, the orchestra's 141st and Denève's second as Music Director

 

 

 

 

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