St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
2021/2022 Calendar


The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will perform the following concerts in the 2021/2022 season. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts will take place at Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103.

Live at Powell Hall | Kishi Bashi
Friday, September 17, 2021, 7:30pm CDT

Norman Huynh, conductor
Kishi Bashi | singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter

Program to include Improvisations on EO9066. Additional selections announced from the stage.


Live at Powell Hall | Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown
Saturday, September 18, 2021, 7:30pm CDT

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Shayna Steele, vocals
Chester Gregory, vocals
Darren Lorenzo, vocals
Tim Lappin, electric bass
Kirk Schoenherr, guitar
Douglas Marriner, drum set

Selections include music of James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Thelma Houston, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, and more.


Stéphane Previews the Season
Sunday, September 19, 2021, 3:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Stephanie Childress, conductor

Selections include music from throughout the 21/22 season.


Forest Park Concert
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 7:00pm CDT
Art Hill in Forest Park, 35 Fine Arts Drive, St. Louis MO 63110

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Nadia Maddex, soprano

John Stafford SMITH (arr. Sousa/Damrosch) The Star-Spangled Banner
Richard WAGNER (arr. Hutschenruyter) "Ride of the Valkyries" from Die Walküre
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
Allegro from Symphony No. 5
Jacques OFFENBACH (orch. Rosenthal) Excerpts from Gaité Parisienne
Florence PRICE (arr. Hosoi) Adoration(First SLSO performances)
TRADITIONAL (arr. Bonds) "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
Igor STRAVINSKY "Infernal Dance of King Kastcheï" from The Firebird Suite
John WILLIAMS "Harry's Wondrous World" from Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone
John WILLIAMS "The Raiders March" from Raiders of the Lost Ark
W.C. HANDY (arr. Hayman) St. Louis Blues March
Leonard BERNSTEIN "Mambo" from West Side Story
Samuel WARD (arr. Dragon) "America the Beautiful"
John Philip SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever

This free concert is performed in memory of Mary Ann Lee.


Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony
Saturday, September 25, 2021, 8:00pm CDT
Sunday, September 26, 2021, 3:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Inbal Segev, cello (SLSO debut)
Kirven Douthit-Boyd, choreographer
Geoffrey Alexander, dancer
Carly Vanderheyden, dancer
Cici Gregory, dancer
Gabriella Billy, dancer
Antonio Bouthit-Boyd, dancer

Jessie MONTGOMERY Banner (First SLSO performances)
Anna CLYNE DANCE (First SLSO performances)
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4


St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer | songbirdsongs
Monday, September 27, 2021, 6:00pm CDT
Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:00pm CDT
Pulitzer Arts Foundation Park-Like
3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63108

Andrea Kaplan, piccolo
Jennifer Nitchman, piccolo
Ann Choomack, piccolo
Tim Munro, piccolo
Will James, percussion
Megan Arns, percussion

John Luther ADAMS songbirdsongs

These St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer concerts are presented for free outdoors. 


Bronfman Plays Rachmaninoff's Third
Friday, October 1, 2021, 10:30am CDT*
Saturday, October 2, 2021, 8:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

Caroline SHAW Entr'acte (First SLSO performances)
Charles IVES The Unanswered Question
Christopher ROUSE Rapture
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3

*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


SLSO Crafted: Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony
Friday, October 1, 2021, 6:30pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Doors open at 5:00pm for this one-hour happy hour concert.


Made in America
Saturday, October 9, 2021, 8:00pm CDT
Sunday, October 10, 2021, 3:00pm CDT

Leonard Slatkin, conductor
David Halen, violin

Joan TOWER Made in America (First SLSO performances)
William BOLCOM Violin Concerto (First SLSO performances)
Béla BÁRTOK Concerto for Orchestra


Changing Times
Friday, October 15, 2021, 7:30pm CDT
Saturday, October 16, 2021, 8:00pm CDT

John Storgårds, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Joseph HAYDN Symphony No. 64, "Tempora mutantur" (First SLSO performances)
Thomas ADÈS Piano Concerto (First SLSO performances)
Outi TARKIAINEN Midnight Sun Variations (First SLSO performances)
Carl NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, "The Inextinguishable"

These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.


SLSO On the Go at the University of Missouri
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 7:00pm CDT
Jesse Hall Auditorium, University of Missouri
203 S. Ninth St., Columbia, Missouri, 65211

Stephanie Childress, conductor

Joseph HAYDN Symphony No. 64, "Tempora mutantur"
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4


Live at Powell Hall | Revolution: The Music of The Beatles: A Symphonic Experience.
Friday, October 22, 2021, 7:30pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Colin Smith, vocals
Paul Loren, vocals
Zach Jones, vocals and drum set
Oscar Rodriguez, guitar
Cynthia Meng, keyboard
Brian Killeen, electric bass

Repertoire announced at a later date.


Fliter Plays Schumann
Friday, October 29, 2021, 10:30am CDT*
Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:00pm CDT

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Karim AL-ZAND Luctus Profugis: Elegy for the Displaced (First SLSO performances)
Robert SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
Bedřich SMETANA Selections from Má vlast

*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


Mozart, Brahms, and Nikolaj
Friday, November 5, 2021, 7:30pm CDT

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, violin
Erin Schreiber, violin
Jonathan Chu, viola
Chris Tantillo, viola
Melissa Brooks, cello
Jennifer Humphreys, cello
Scott Andrews, clarinet

W.A. MOZART Clarinet Quintet, K. 581
Johannes BRAHMS String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major


Stéphane Conducts Shostakovich
Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 8:00pm CDT
Sunday, November 7, 2021, at 3:00pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, violin

James LEE III Emotive Transformations (First SLSO performances)
Jean SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5

These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.


SLSO Crafted: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Friday, November 12, 2021, 6:30pm CST
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis
1 Touhill Circle, St. Louis, Missouri, 63121

Stéphane Denève, conductor

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5

One-hour happy hour concert.


Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 8:00pm CST*
Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 3:00pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Víkingur Ólafsson, piano (SLSO debut)

Carlos SIMON Fate Now Conquers (First SLSO performances)
Piano Concerto
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5

*Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


Schubert's Great Symphony
Friday, November 19, 2021, at 10:30am CST*
Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 8:00pm CST

David Danzmayr, conductor (SLSO debut)
Simone Porter, violin (SLSO debut)

Anna CLYNE PIVOT (U.S. premiere, SLSO co-commission)
Max BRUCH Scottish Fantasy
Franz SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9, "The Great"

*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


Youth Orchestra Performs Brahms' Second Symphony
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 3:00pm CST

Stephanie Childress, conductor

Richard WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
Johannes BRAHMS Symphony No. 2


Poems, Tales, and Memories
Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 8:00pm CST
Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 3:00pm CST

Gemma New, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Chung, cello

Edward ELGAR Sea Pictures
Jake HEGGIE The Work at Hand (First SLSO performances)
Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

These concerts are performed in memory of St. Louis Post-Dispatch classical music critic Sarah Bryan Miller.


St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer | Carrot Revolution
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 7:30pm CT
Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 7:30pm CT
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Xiaoxiao Qiang, violin
Eva Kozma, violin
Shannon Williams, viola
Jennifer Humphreys, cello

Kate MOORE Whoever You Are Come Forth (First SLSO performances)
Ted HEARNE "Overlay" from String Quartet No. 1, Exposure (First SLSO performances)
Edmund FINNIS Brother (First SLSO performances)
Gabriella SMITH Carrot Revolution (First SLSO performances)
Anna CLYNE "Rest these hands" from The Violin (First SLSO performances)


Nic McGegan's Bach

Friday, December 3, 2021, at 7:30pm CST
Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 8:00pm CST
Sunday, December 5, 2021, at 3:00pm CST

Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yin Xiong, cello
Beth Guterman Chu, viola
Andrew François, viola

C.P.E. BACH Sinfonia in C major
C.P.E. BACH Cello Concerto in A major (First SLSO performances)
C.P.E. BACH Sinfonia in E minor (First SLSO performances)
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 1

These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.


Gospel Christmas with Oleta Adams
Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 7:30pm CST

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Oleta Adams, vocals and piano
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director

John F. WADE (arr. Wasson) "Oh Come, All Ye Faithful"
TRADITIONAL (arr. Binion/Davis) "Joy to the World"
TRADITIONAL (arr. Huntsinger/Goeller) "The First Noel/Go Tell It On the Mountain"
Moses HOGAN (orch. Gill) "I Am His Child"
Jule STYNE (arr. Louie) "Let It Snow"
John Jacob NILES (arr. Stoddart) "I Wonder As I Wander"
Oleta ADAMS (arr. Louie) "Breath of Heaven"
Brenda RUSSELL (arr. Van der Heijden) "Get Here"
Paul David WILSON (arr. Warren/Jackson/Kibble/Hey/Chinn) "Hallelujah" from Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration
TRADITIONAL (arr. Lawrence) "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"
Robert RAY (orch. Christopher) "He Never Failed Me Yet"
Adolph-Charles ADAM (arr. Smith) "O Holy Night"
Oleta ADAMS (arr. Stoddart) "Holy Is the Lamb"
Vince GUARALDI (arr. Adams) "Christmas Time is Here"
Charles WESLEY (arr. Stoddart) "Hark the Herald Angels Sing"

IN UNISON is supported by Bayer Fund.


Live at Powell Hall | Disney's The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert
Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 2:00pm CST
Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 7:00pm CST
Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 2:00pm CST

Stephanie Childress, conductor

Miles GOODMAN The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert


Mercy Holiday Celebration
Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 7:30pm CST
Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 7:30pm CST
J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, Lindenwood University, 2300 W. Clay St., St. Charles, MO 63301

Friday, December 17, 2021, at 2:00pm CST
Friday, December 17, 2021, at 7:30pm CST
Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 2:00pm CST
Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 7:30pm CST
Sunday, December 19, 2021, at 2:00pm CST
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103

Bob Bernhardt, conductor
Denzal Sinclaire, vocals

Leroy ANDERSON A Christmas Festival
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Georges BIZET "Farandole" from L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2
Felix MENDELSSOHN (arr. Tyzik) "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"
TRADITIONAL (arr. Tyzik) "What Child Is This?"
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY "Waltz of the Flowers" from Nutcracker
Robert WENDEL Christmas a la Valse
TRADITIONAL (arr. Richman) Hanukkah Festival Overture
Franz GRUBER (arr. Tyzik) "Silent Night"
J.H. HOPKINS (arr. Tyzik) "We Three Kings"
Felix BERNARD (arr. Hermann) "Winter Wonderland"
Mel TORME (arr. Lowden) "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"
Leroy ANDERSON Sleigh Ride
Alan SILVESTRI (arr. Brubaker) The Polar Express Suite

These concerts are presented by Mercy.


New Year's Eve Celebration
Friday, December 31, 2021, at 2:00pm CST
Friday, December 31, 2021, at 7:30pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Michelle Cann, piano
Roger Kaza, horn

George GERSHWIN An American in Paris
George GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
Stefan FREUND Voyageur Fantasy (World Premiere)

Additional repertoire announced from the stage.


Stéphane Conducts Brahms
Friday, January 7, 2022, at 10:30am CST*
Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 8:00pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Shai Wosner, piano (SLSO debut)

Detlev GLANERT Brahms-Fantasie (First SLSO performances)
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1
Johannes BRAHMS Symphony No. 1

*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert. 
These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.


Romeo and Juliet - CANCELLED
Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 8:00pm CST
Sunday, January 16, 2022, at 3:00pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Valerie COLEMAN Umoja: Anthem of Unity (First SLSO performances)
Samuel BARBER Violin Concerto
Sergei PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet Suite


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Concert - CANCELLED
Monday, January 17, 2022, 7:00pm CST
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand, St. Louis, MO 63103

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Kevin McBeth, conductor
Amy Kaiser, conductor
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus
St. Louis Symphony Chorus

J. Rosamond JOHNSON (arr. Carter) "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Valerie COLEMAN Umoja: Anthem of Unity
Rollo DILWORTH "Justice"
TRADITIONAL (arr. Hayes) "I Want Jesus to Walk with Me"
William STEFFE (arr. Wilhousky) "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Florence PRICE (arr. Hosoi) Adoration
John WILLIAMS "Dry Your Tears, Afrika" from Amistad
Adam MANNESS Divides That Bind

This concert is free, but ticket reservations are required. This concert is supported by Commerce Bank. IN UNISON is supported by Bayer Fund.


Live at Powell Hall | Punch Brothers
Monday, January 24, 2022, at 7:30pm CST

Punch Brothers in Concert

This concert does not feature the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.


Adams Conducts Adams
Friday, January 28, 2022, at 7:30pm CST
Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 8:00pm CST

John Adams, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano

Gabriella SMITH Tumblebird Contrails (First SLSO performances)
John ADAMS Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes? (First SLSO performances)
Jean SIBLEIUS Symphony No. 1


Composer Workshop Community Concert
Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 3:00pm CST

Stephanie Childress, conductor

Nicky SOHN Moon Bunny (First SLSO performances)
Peter S. SHIN Relapse (First SLSO performances)
Christian QUIÑONES Switch-Up (First SLSO performances)
Aiyana BRAUN Refractions (First SLSO performances)

This concert is presented for free. RSVPs are requested.


Chan Conducts Tchaikovsky
Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 8:00pm CST
Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 3:00pm CST

Elim Chan, conductor (SLSO debut)
Martin Grubinger, percussion (SLSO debut)

Tan DUN The Tears of Nature (First SLSO performances)
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"


Mendelssohn and Bach
Friday, February 11, 2022, at 10:30am CST*
Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 8:00pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Jelena Dirks, oboe
Andrew Cuneo, bassoon
Eva Kozma, violin
Bjorn Ranheim, cello

J.S. BACH (trans. Stokowski) Chorale Prelude "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" (First SLSO performances)
J.S. BACH (trans. Damrosch) Chorale Prelude "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" (First SLSO performances)
Joseph HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante
Richard WAGNER Prelude to Act I from Parsifal
Felix MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5, "Reformation"

*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.
These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.


Live at Powell Hall | Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert
Friday, February 18, 2022, at 7:00pm CST
Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 2:00pm CST

Stephanie Childress, conductor

John WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert


Family Concert | Peter and the Wolf
Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 3:00pm CST

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Duane Foster, narrator

Louise FARRENC Overture No. 1 in E minor (First SLSO performances)
Sergei PROKOFIEV
 Peter and the Wolf
Jessie MONTGOMERY Starburst


Lift Every Voice: Celebrating Black History Month
Friday, February 25, 2022, at 7:30pm CST

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Capathia Jenkins, vocals
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director

J. Rosamund JOHNSON (arr. Cockerham) Fantasia on Lift Every Voice and Sing
Rollo DILWORTH "Justice"
TRADITIONAL (arr. Hayes) "I Want Jesus to Walk with Me"
William Henry DRAPER (arr. Kirkland) Fanfare and Processional on All Creatures of Our God and King
Charlie SMALLS (arr. Fleischer) "Everybody Rejoice" from The Wiz
Charlie SMALLS "Home" from The Wiz
Harold ARLEN (orch. Blank and Cumberland) "Over the Rainbow" from The Wizard of Oz
VARIOUS (arr. and orch. Podd) "What A Friend We Have in Jesus/Climbin' Higher Mountains"
Julius WILLIAMS The Legacy, an Overture of African American Spirituals
J. Rosamund JOHNSON (arr. Carter) "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Florence PRICE "Juba Dance" from Symphony No. 1
Burt BACHARACH "I Say A Little Prayer"
Carole KING (arr. Bachalis) "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
Marvin HAMLISCH (arr. Marlow, orch. Matz) "Ordinary Miracles"
Stuart K. HINE (arr. Forrest) "How Great Thou Art
TRADITIONAL (arr. and orch. Podd) "Amazing Grace"

IN UNISON is supported by Bayer Fund.


Live at Powell Hall | The Music of Pink Floyd
Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 7:30pm CST

Brent Havens, conductor
Justin Sargent, vocals

Repertoire announced from the stage.


Mozart's Requiem
Friday, March 4, 2022, at 7:30pm CST
Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 8:00pm CST*
Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 3:00pm CST

Patrick Summers, conductor (SLSO debut)
Roger Kaza, horn
Erica Petrocelli, soprano (SLSO debut)
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Soloman Howard, bass
St. Louis Symphony Chorus | Amy Kaiser, director

W.A. MOZART La Clemenza di Tito Overture
W.A. MOZART "Non più di Fiori" from La Clemenza di Tito 
W.A. MOZART Horn Concerto No. 2
W.A. MOZART Requiem Mass in D minor, K. 626

*Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer | Second Nature
Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 7:30pm CT
Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 7:30pm CT
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Janet Carpenter, violin
Asako Kuboki, violin
Chris Tantillo, viola
Yin Xiong, cello
Shawn Weil, violin
Zlatko Ćosić, video artist

Yotam HABER break_break_break (First SLSO performances)
LJ WHITE Fly, Into the Light... (First SLSO performances)
Carolina HEREDIA Añoranzas (First SLSO performances)
Yotam HABER From the Book (First SLSO performances)
Christopher STARK 2nd Nature (World premiere)


SLSO Crafted: Stravinsky's Firebird
Friday, March 11, 2022, at 6:30pm CST

Stéphane Denève, conductor

Paul DUKAS La Péri
Igor STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite

Doors open at 5:30pm for this one-hour happy hour concert.

This concert is sponsored by UMB Bank.


Stéphane Conducts The Firebird
Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 8:00pm CST
Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 3:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Stacy GARROP Goddess Triptych (World Premiere; SLSO commission)*
Camille SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 5, "Egyptian"
Paul DUKAS La Péri
Igor STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite

Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s appearances during the SLSO’s 2021/2022 season are supported by a generous gift from Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet. 
*Commissioned by the League of American Orchestras with the generous support of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.


Thibaudet Plays Gershwin
Friday, March 18, 2022, at 10:30am CDT*
Saturday, March 19, 2022, at 8:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

James LEE III Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan (First SLSO performance)
George GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3

Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s appearances during the SLSO’s 2021/2022 season are supported by a generous gift from Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet. 

*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.
These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.


Live at Powell Hall | Music of John Williams
Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 3:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Alvin McCall, cello

John WILLIAMS Olympic Fanfare and Theme
John WILLIAMS "Happy Birthday" Variations
John WILLIAMS "Hedwig's Theme" from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
John WILLIAMS Theme from Jurassic Park
John WILLIAMS Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
John WILLIAMS "Flying Theme" from E.T.
John WILLIAMS Superman March
John WILLIAMS "Marion's Theme" from Raiders of the Lost Ark
John WILLIAMS "Scherzo for Motorcycle and Orchestra" from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
John WILLIAMS Theme from Schindler's List
John WILLIAMS "Princess Leia's Theme" from Star Wars: Episode IV
John WILLIAMS "Throne Room & End Title" from Star Wars: Episode IV


SLSO On the Go at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 8:00pm CST
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska, 301 N. 12th St., Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

James LEE III Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan (First SLSO performance)
George GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3

Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s appearances during the SLSO’s 2021/2022 season are supported by a generous gift from Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet. 


SLSO On the Go at Indiana University Bloomington
Friday, March 25, 2022, at 8:00pm EDT
IU Auditorium, Indiana University
1211 E. 7th St., Bloomington, Indiana 47405

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

James LEE III Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan (First SLSO performance)
George GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3

Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s appearances during the SLSO’s 2021/2022 season are supported by a generous gift from Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet. 


SLSO On the Go at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 7:30pm EDT
Krannert Center for Performing Arts, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

James LEE III Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan (First SLSO performance)
George GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3

Jean-Yves Thibaudet’s appearances during the SLSO’s 2021/2022 season are supported by a generous gift from Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet. 


Youth Orchestra Plays Sibelius' Second Symphony
Sunday, March 27, 2021, 3:00pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Katie Lee, clarinet

Kaija SAARIAHO Lumière et Pesanteur
Bernhard CRUSELL Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Jean SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2


Live at Powell Hall | Ben Folds
Friday, April 1, 2022, at 7:30pm CDT
Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 7:30pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Ben Folds, vocals and piano

Repertoire announced from the stage.


Live at Powell Hall | Disney and Pixar's Up in Concert
Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 3:00pm CST

Stephanie Childress, conductor

Michael GIACCHINO Up in Concert

This concert was rescheduled from January 2, 2022.


New World Symphony
Friday, April 8, 2022, at 7:30pm CDT
Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 8:00pm CDT*
Sunday, April 10, 2022, at 3:00pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Awadagin Pratt, piano

Jean SIBLEIUS En saga
Jessie MONTGOMERY Rounds (First SLSO performances; SLSO co-commission)
Antonín DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"

These concerts are presented by the Whitaker Foundation.
*Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


Live at Powell Hall | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 in Concert
Friday, April 15, 2022, at 7:00pm CST
Saturday, April 16, 2022, at 2:00pm CST
Saturday, April 16, 2022, at 7:00pm CST

Ron Spigelman, conductor

Alexandre DESPLAT Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 in Concert

These concerts were rescheduled from January 21-23, 2022.


Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony
Friday, April 22, 2022, at 10:30am CDT*
Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 8:00pm CDT

Kirill Karabits, conductor (SLSO debut)
Allegra Lilly, harp

Franghiz ALI-ZADEH Nagillar (Fairy Tales) (First SLSO performance)
Alberto GINASTERA Harp Concerto
Sergei PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5

These concerts are presented by the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation.
*Complimentary refreshments courtesy of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co.
Shuttle service is available to/from West County for this concert.


Family Concert | SoundLab Live
Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 3:00pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Alicia Revé Like, host

Johannes BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 1
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5
George WALKER Lyric for Strings
Leopold MOZART Allegro from Kindersinfonie (Toy Symphony)
W.A. MOZART The Marriage of Figaro Overture
Johannes BRAHMS (arr. Parlow) Hungarian Dance No. 5

This concert is presented by Edward Jones.
This concert is presented by Isabelle and Jean-Paul Montupet.


From the Sea to the Stars
Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 8:00pm CDT
Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 3:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Katie Van Kooten, soprano (SLSO debut)
Stephen Powell, baritone
St. Louis Symphony Chorus | Amy Kaiser, director

Jessie MONTGOMERY (arr. Jannina Norpoth) Starburst (First SLSO performances of full orchestra version, SLSO commission)
Claude DEBUSSY Nocturnes
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A Sea Symphony

These concerts are presented by Mary Pillsbury.
These concerts are presented by the Whitaker Foundation


Mahler and Joachim - CANCELLED
Friday, May 6, 2022, at 7:30pm CDT
Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 8:00pm CDT

Stéphane Denève, conductor
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director
Akiko Suwanai, violin

Nathalie JOACHIM Family (World Premiere; SLSO commission)
Max BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
Gustav MAHLER Symphony No. 1

These concerts are presented by the Whitaker Foundation. 
The commission of Nathalie Joachim’s
Family is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
IN UNISON is supported by Bayer Fund.


Live at Powell Hall | Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi in Concert
Friday, May 13, 2022, at 7:00pm CDT
Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 7:00pm CDT
Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 2:00pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor

John WILLIAMS Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi in Concert


St. Louis Symphony: Live at the Pulitzer | Don't say a word
Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 7:30pm CDT
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Annika Socolofsky, vocals
Andrea Kaplan, flute
Tzuying Huang, clarinet
Melody Lee, violin
Bjorn Ranheim, cello
Alan Stewart, percussion
Nina Ferrigno, piano

Annika SOCOLOFSKY Don't say a word (First SLSO performances)


Indigo Girls
Friday, May 20, 2022, 7:30pm CDT

Indigo Girls, vocals and guitar 

Repertoire announced from the stage.


Joining Forces On Stage
Sunday, May 22, 2021, 3:00pm CDT

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Major Justin Lewis, conductor
Warrant Officer 1 Brian Dorgan, conductor
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Keith Moyer, conductor
Austin Shariff, tenor
Kathy Lawton Brown, narrator
Members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Members of the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America at Scott Air Force Base, Shiloh, Illinois
Members of the 399th Army Band at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Missouri
Members of the 135th Army Band, Missouri National Guard, Springfield, Missouri

TRADITIONAL Fife and Drum Medley
John Philip SOUSA The Liberty Bell
John Stafford SMITH "The Star-Spangled Banner"
TSgt Jeremy S. MARTIN Blue Horizons
Stephen SONDHEIM (arr. Martin) The Night Waltz
Brett STEWART (arr. Martin) The New Colossus
John WILLIAMS (arr. Lavender) Sound the Bells!
James A. Jr. BECKEL Gardens of Stone
John WILLIAMS For the President's Own
Dwayne S. MILBURN Armed Forces Medley

This concert is free, but ticket reservations are required.

This concert is supported by Commerce Bank.


Youth Orchestra Plays Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony
Sunday, May 29, 2021, 3:00pm CDT

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Leonard SLATKIN Bachanalia (World Premiere)
William Grant STILL Symphony No. 3, "The Sunday Symphony"
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4


Ledisi Sings Nina - A Tribute to Nina Simone
Friday, June 3, 2022, 7:30pm CDT

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Ledisi, vocals

Repertoire announced from the stage.


The Music of Queen
Friday, June 10, 2022, 7:30pm CDT

Martin Herman, conductor
MiG Ayesa, vocals

Repertoire announced from the stage.

This concert is supported by Caleres.


Ragtime, Blues, and All That Jazz
Sunday, June 12, 2022, 3:00pm CDT

Byron Stripling | conductor, trumpet, and vocals
Micah Thomas, keyboard
Jim Rupp, drums

Repertoire announced from the stage.


The Music of Whitney Houston
Friday, June 17, 2022, 7:30pm CDT

Martin Herman, conductor
Amanda Coleman, vocals

Repertoire announced from the stage.