During the regular St. Louis Symphony Orchestra season, select concerts are broadcast on 90.7 KWMU on Saturday nights from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Portions of St. Louis Symphony Orchestra broadcast concert are available on demand on the SLSO’s website for 30 days following the broadcast. Program Notes for past broadcasts are also available to browse.
Lauren Eldridge Stewart
Assistant Professor of Music at Washington University
St. Louis Public Radio Announcer
Jonathan Ahl (Guest Host)
STLPR's Interim Managing Editor
September 30, Live Broadcast
Music Director Stéphane Denève will lead the orchestra in Ludwig van Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Unsuk Chin’s subito con forza, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring pianist Jonathan Biss (pictured), and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No.4.
During the intermission we will talk with Stéphane Denève.
Listen to "St. Louis on the Air" host Elaine Cha's conversation with Stéphane Denève from Madrid as the SLSO concluded its European tour.
Hear Rod Milam's extended conversation with cellist Joshua Roman:
2023-2024 Season Schedule
December 2, 2023
Jessie Montgomery’s Strum; Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Oboe Concerto with Jelena Dirks, oboe; Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. David Danzmayr conducts (recorded December 1, 2023).
January 27, 2024
Paul Turok’s A Joplin Overture; Mary Lou Williams’ Selections from Zodiac Suite with the Aaron Diehl Trio; John Alden Carpenter’s Krazy Kat; George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with Jeffrey Siegel, piano. Leonard Slatkin conducts (recorded January 21, 2024).
March 9, 2024
Claudio Monteverdi’s Toccato from L’Orfeo; W.A. Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro Overture; Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville Overture; Giacomo Puccini’s Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut; Vincenzo Bellini’s “Casta Diva” from Norma with Melissa Brooks, cello; Amilcare Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours” from La Gioconda; Amroise Thomas’ Mignon Overture; Georges Bizet Carmen Overture; Pablo de Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy with Erin Schreiber, violin; Jacques Offenbach’s Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffmann; Offenbach’s “Can-Can” from Gaîté Parisienne. Stéphane Denève conducts (recorded March 3, 2024).