Online Events

Stay connected to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra! Enjoy unique opportunities to engage with musicians and fellow members of the SLSO family and learn about our mission to enrich lives through the power of music. 

Lunch & Learns

The SLSO offers Lunch & Learns to take a deeper dive into the institution's work, from learning about the orchestra's many programs on the Emerson Stage and in the community to a fresh look at classical music. Lunch & Learns are hosted monthly and open to all who wish to learn more about the SLSO’s mission to enrich lives through the power of music.


The next Lunch & Learn will take place at noon, December 16, 2020, via Zoom. Stay tuned for a registration link to come.

Check out previous Lunch & Learn events below.

November '20 Lunch & Learn October '20 Lunch & Learn September '20 Lunch and Learn
The November 2020 Lunch & Learn was all about the 50-year-old St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, featuring its founder, SLSO Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin; YO alumni, including inaugural concertmaster Christine Sasse; and current YO musicians.

SLSO Music Director Stéphane Denève is an unflagging champion of new music. In the October 2020 Lunch & Learn, he and SLSO Creative Partner Tim Munro discuss the creative process with two noted composers of today: Nathalie Joachim and Kevin Puts.

The September 2020 Lunch & Learn focused on the crucial role women play in the SLSO organization, with panelists including SLSO leaders and SLSO musicians Melissa Brooks, Felicia Foland, and Amanda Stewart.

August '20 Lunch and Learn July '20 Lunch and Learn June '20 Lunch and Learn
Music Director Stéphane Denève and President and CEO Marie-Hélène Bernard talk about reimagining the fall 2020 season in the face of COVID-19 in the August 2020 Lunch & Learn. Plus, get a tour of Stéphane's impressive music library.

The July 2020 Lunch & Learn introduced the SLSO's 
IN UNISON Programs, a multi-faceted effort to connect the St. Louis community with the SLSO through partner churches, a unique chorus, and an academy.

In this June 2020 Lunch & Learn event, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Stéphane Denève talks with SLSO President and CEO Marie-Hélène Bernard about his first season in the role.

May '20 Lunch and Learn    
In this May 2020 Lunch & Learn event, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Music Director Stéphane Denève and St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director Amy Kaiser talk about Hector Berlioz's masterpiece, "The Damnation of Faust."  


Events for SLSO supporters

SLSO Leadership Circle donors gain exclusive access to additional online events, including Whitaker Zoom Happy Hours before SLSO concert rebroadcasts on St. Louis Public Radio on select Saturday nights and a series of casual Friday morning Coffee Talks with SLSO musicians. To learn more, contact Kristin Lamprecht, Director of Stewardship and Events, at kristinl@slso.org.

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Kristin Lamprecht
Director, Stewardship and Events
Phone: 314-286-4131