Borodin and Tchaikovsky

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On December 2 through December 4, the Saint Louis Symphony performs works by Alexsandr Borodin and Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (pictured). Ward Stare conducts, with solo performances by David Halen, concertmaster, and Allegra Lilly, principal harp.

I wrote program notes for this concert, which appear in a slightly altered form in the printed program and on the STL Symphony website.

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Wagner, Elgar, Tchaikovsky (St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra)

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The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra will be performing Wagner’s Rienzi overture, Elgar’s Cello Concerto, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5. The concert takes place on March 23, 2014, at 3:00, in Powell Hall.

My program notes are here:
http://www.stlsymphony.org/media/production/notes/4304.pdf