Hour-long interview with St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson and Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin set to air on RAF-STL in April

ST. LOUIS—For the first time ever, St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson and Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin sit down together to reflect on their tenures leading the STL Symphony, share their experiences in building one of America's greatest symphony orchestras, and even talk a little baseball!

The hour-long interview, conducted by STL Symphony Vice President for External Affairs Adam Crane, was recorded at the RAF-STL studios in Clayton. The Music Director and Conductor Laureate shared insider stories about the STL Symphony as part of the Symphony's 135th Anniversary Season Celebration.

This special presentation will air on Radio Arts Foundation-St. Louis three times: 

  • Friday, April 3 at 9 a.m. CT
  • Tuesday, April 14 at noon CT
  • Wednesday, April 22 at 4 p.m. CT

RAF-STL can be heard at 107.3FM and 96.3 HD2.  The station also streams all programming live on-line at  The interview will also be available on the RAF-STL iTunes app. 


Radio Arts Foundation-St. Louis (RAF-STL) is dedicated to bringing classical music and the arts to the St. Louis public airwaves. The station operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and offers the St. Louis region a broad and invigorating radio format, both on analog radio at 107.3 and in hybrid digital at 96.3 HD2. Broadcasts will also be streamed live at The station’s mission is to be a nucleus for the cultural and performing arts community in the St. Louis area to connect, grow and flourish for years to come. The station partners with distinguished local arts organizations, as well as solo and chamber artists, to broadcast performances, conduct in-depth interviews, air behind-the-scenes programs, and cover the local arts and cultural scene. More information on the station and its programming is available at