St. LOUIS, MO. (KMOX) - According to the trades, the St. Louis Symphony’s triumphant return to New York’s famed Carnegie Hall last Saturday night, dazzled audiences and critics alike.
The New York Times called the Carnegie performance “inherently colorful,” and that “the ensemble produced a beautifully polished, enveloping sound.” The performance received an extended standing ovation from the crowd once completed. St. Louis audiences previewed the Carnegie program at Powell Hall March 2-3, where it was also enthusiastically received.
The Symphony’s March 10 Carnegie program included Debussy’s Printemps, Kaija Saariaho’s Quatre Instants featuring soprano Karita Mattila and Stravinsky’s The Firebird.
This year, Carnegie Hall chose the St. Louis Symphony to be the first in The American Orchestra series.
Links of videos, blogs, in-depth interviews and photos showing how the Symphony prepares for and plays at Carnegie can be viewed at:
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