(ST. LOUIS) –The St. Louis Symphony will not be performing Leonard Slatkin’s Endgames October 17 and October 19. The orchestra will instead perform the St. Louis premiere of Cindy McTee’s Einstein’s Dream, with Conductor Laureate Slatkin on the podium.
The programs also feature St. Louis Symphony Concertmaster David Halen performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Halen celebrates his 20th Anniversary as Concertmaster this season.
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8pm
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3pm
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
David Halen, violin
CINDY MCTEE Einstein’s Dream
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique
Founded in 1880 and now in its 135th season, the St. Louis Symphony is the second-oldest orchestra in the country and widely considered one of the world’s finest. In September 2005, internationally acclaimed conductor David Robertson became the 12th Music Director, the second American-born conductor to hold that post in the Orchestra’s history. The St. Louis Symphony strives for artistic excellence, fiscal responsibility and community connection while meeting its mission statement: enriching people’s live through the power of music. The Symphony presents a full season of classical programs and Live at Powell Hall concerts and hundreds of free education and community programs each year. Media partners include St. Louis Public Radio, 90.7 –KWMU, which broadcasts the Symphony’s Saturday night subscription concerts live, and The Nine Network, which regularly features STL Symphony performances on its Living St. Louis program.