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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 8pm.

The 2018/2019 season will mark the ninth 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. Concerts in that series include:

September 22, 2018 Sibelius' Finlandia; Grieg's Piano Concerto with Behzod Abduraimov, piano; Aaron Jay Kernis' Musica celestis; Elgar's Enigma Variations. Gemma New conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Gemma New, Behzod Abduraimov and Marie-Hélène Bernard.
September 29, 2018 Lotta Wennäkoski's Flounce; Salonen's Violin Concerto with Leila Josefowicz, violin; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905". Hannu Lintu conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Hannu Lintu and Leila Josefowicz.
October 6, 2018 Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"; Berlioz' Harold in Italy with Beth Guterman Chu, viola. Bramwell Tovey conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Bramwell Tovey and Beth Guterman Chu.
October 13, 2018 Ligeti's Concert Românesc; Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 3 with Javier Perianes, piano; Rimsky-Korsakov's ScheherazadeGustavo Gimeno conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Gustavo Gimeno and Javier Perianes.
October 20, 2018 Beethoven's Triple Concerto with Celeste Golden Boyer, violin, Melissa Brooks, cello, and Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano; Wagner's The Ring: An Orchestral Journey. Jun Märkl conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Elizabeth Roe and Jun Märkl.
October 27, 2018 Haydn's The Creation with Yulia Van Doren, soprano, Robin Tritschler, tenor, Douglas Williams, bass-baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director. Nicholas McGegan conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guest Nicholas McGegan.
November 10, 2018 Berlioz' Selections from Romeo and Juliet; Lieberson's Neruda Songs with Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano; Wagner's Prelude to Tristan and Isolde; Scriabin's Poem of Ecstasy. Stéphane Denève conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guest Kelley O'Connor.
November 17, 2018 Barber's Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance; Christopher Rouse's Bassoon Concerto (World Premiere) with Andrew Cuneo, bassoon; Copland's Symphony No. 3. Cristian Măcelaru conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Andrew Cuneo and Cristian Măcelaru.
November 24, 2018 Elgar's In the South (Alassio); Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with Joshua Bell, violin; Vaughn Williams' A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2). Michael Francis conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
December 1, 2018 Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Ingrid Fliter, piano; Bruckner's Symphony No. 9. John Storgårds conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Ingrid Fliter and John Storgårds.
December 8, 2018 Handel's Messiah with Karina Gauvin, soprano, Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano, Nicholas Phan, tenor, William Berger, bariton, St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director. Matthew Halls conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro and guests Nicholas Phan and Matthew Halls.
December 31, 2018 St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s New Year’s Eve Celebration (Special Holiday Broadcast: Monday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Louis Public Radio will once again broadcast live the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s New Year’s Eve concert at Powell Hall. We’ll be on the air at 7 p.m. with some pre-concert conversations. Then, Ward Stare will take the podium at 7:30 to conduct this annual surprise program, with musical selections and guest artists announced on the stage.
January 19, 2019 Beethoven's Lenore Overture No. 3; Schumann's Violin Concerto with Renaud Capucon, violin; R. Strauss' Symphonic Fantasy from Die Frau ohne Schatten; Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis. 
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
February 2, 2019

Rachmaninoff's The Isle of the Dead; Scriabin's Piano Concerto with Kirill Gerstein, piano; Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3, "Scottish". Matthias Pintscher conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.

February 9, 2019 Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525; Vaughn Williams' The Lark Ascending with David Halen, violin; Vaughn Williams' Serenade to Music with members of the St. Louis Symphony Chors, Amy Kaiser, director; Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Stéphane Denève conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
February 16, 2019 Prokofiev/Denève's Cinderella Suite; Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman, piano; Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky with Clémentine Margaine, mezzo-soprano, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director. Stéphane Denève conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
March 2, 2019 Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467, "Elvira Madigan" with Lars Vogt, piano; Mahler's Symphony No. 9. Peter Oundjian conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
March 9, 2019 Stravinsky's Funeral Song; Brahms' A German Requiem with St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director. Nathalie Stutzmann conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
March 16, 2019 Beethoven's Romance No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra with Anthony Marwood, violin; Haydn's Symphony No. 44, "Trauer"; Beethoven's Violin Concerto with Anthony Marwood, violin. Anthony Marwood, leader and conductor.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
March 23, 2019 Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice; Lalo's Cello Concerto with Daniel Müller-Schott, cello; Franck's Symphony in D Minor. Gilbert Varga conducts. 
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
March 30, 2019 Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Suite; Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Karen Gomyo, violin; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 9. Jakub Hrůša conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
April 6, 2019 Adès' Three Studies from Couperin; Mozart's Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299 with Mark Sparks, flute, and Allegra Lilly, harp; R. Strauss'  Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite. Gemma New conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
April 27, 2019 Loren Loiacono's Smothered by Sky; Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Olga Kern, piano; Bernstein's Symphony No. 3, "Kaddish" with Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano, St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director, and St. Louis Children's Choirs, Barbara Berner, director. Leonard Slatkin conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
May 4, 2019 Barber's Symphony No. 1; Jeff Beal's New Song Cycle (World Premiere) with Hila Plitmann, soprano; Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique". Leonard Slatkin conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.
May 11, 2019 Salonen's Nyx; Ravel's Shéhérazade with Rinat Shaham, mezzo-soprano; Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique. Stéphane Denève conducts.
With hosts Robert Peterson and Tim Munro.