St. Louis Symphony has named Gemma New as resident conductor. New joins the symphony from Ontario, Canada's Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. She will replace Steven Jarvi, St. Louis Symphony's current conductor, beginning with the 2016-17 season.
While some high contenders in the mainstream battled it out last night for a much-desired Grammy, some of the other winners were unintentionally swept under the rug. For the classical genre, though, some artists made out quite well. They included the St. Louis and Seattle symphonies, Pierre Boulez, Jason Vieaux and more.
The St. Louis Symphony’s performance of Brahms’s "German Requiem" was halted by a Ferguson demonstration this past Saturday at Powell Hall.
The St. Louis Symphony's innovative Pulitzer Concert Series continues this year with more chamber music concerts at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.