St. Louis Symphony will unveil its 2015-2016 season during a Town Hall Meeting at Powell Hall on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 6:30pm; #slso1516 The event is free and open to the public

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LOUIS SYMPHONY TOWN HALL MEETING

David Robertson and the Nine Network’s Patrick Murphy to discuss 2015-2016 season

 

(ST. LOUIS) The St. Louis Symphony will unveil its 2015-2016 season during a Town Hall Meeting at Powell Hall on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 6:30pm.  The event is free and open to the public.

 

STL Symphony Music Director David Robertson will talk about the themes and programming for next season’s Wells Fargo Advisors subscription series with the Nine Network’s Patrick Murphy.  Their conversation will be recorded for a special edition of Arts America to be broadcast on the Nine Network at a later date.

 

The Town Hall Meeting will also include a performance by the Heart Quartet.  As part of the SymphonyCares program, The Heart Quartet features Symphony musicians Shannon Farrell Williams, Helen Kim and Anne Fagerburg joined by Dr. Dawn Hui, a cardiothoracic surgeon at SLU Hospital and former member of the Hong Kong Philharmonic.   The Heart Quartet will perform during the month of February throughout St. Louis, providing music and information on women’s heart health.

 

During the Town Hall Meeting, audience questions will be taken; people may also tweet questions about the upcoming season to #slso1516.

 

A reception will follow immediately after the program.  Reservations are requested but not required.  For reservations, email [email protected]

 

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 Night at the Symphony program.  www.stlsymphony.org

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