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St. Louis Symphony Encore - a glimpse of Carnegie Hall

An exterior view of Carnegie Hall in New York City.
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An exterior view of Carnegie Hall in New York City.

We know, we know. No St. Louis Symphony broadcast this weekend. We'll miss it Saturday night, too. But, we're not leaving you completely void of your Symphony fix!

David Robertson conducted the Symphony in concerts March 2 and 3 in Powell Hall in a program including Debussy’s Printemps, Kaija Saariaho’s Quatre Instants featuring soprano Karita Matilla, and Stravinsky’s The Firebird.  The orchestra will perform the same program on Saturday, March 10 in New York’s Carnegie Hall.

On March 3, during the intermission of St. Louis Public Radio’s live broadcast of the Symphony's performance,  Robert Peterson spoke with Robertson about the program, soprano Karita Matilla, and the trip to Carnegie. Listen to their conversation here:


Peterson also spoke with soprano Karita Matilla about Quatre Instants, a work that was written for her, and her history with composer Kaija Saariaho:


Mary Edwards is a producer for St. Louis Public Radio's broadcast program, "St. Louis Symphony."