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St. Louis Symphony Announces New CEO and President

Fresh off its Grammy win, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced today a new president and CEO, Marie-Hélène Bernard, effective July 1.


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St. Louis Symphony Wins 7th Grammy

Group’s recording of “City Noir” won Best Orchestral Performance award.



Charlie Brennan – December 10 – Greg LeMond, Dr. Mark Hom, Steve Jarvi of SLSO

Charlie talks with Pioneering Cyclist Greg LeMond and Dr. Mark Hom about their new book,”The Science of Fitness”; and with Steve Jarvi, Resident Conductor for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra about the Symphony’s/Macy’s Holiday Celebration series of concerts.


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Symphony Performance Delayed by Protestors

The protestors unfurled several Michael Brown-related banners and sang and chanted and then left peacefully.



Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, September 10 – NBA Greats Steve Stipanovich and Bud Stallworth; SLSO’s Dave Robertson; STL Cards’ Mike Shannon; Stray Rescue’s Randy Grim

Charlie with NBA Greats Steve Stipanovich and Isaac “Bud” Stallworth; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; and with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Maestro Dave Robertson. Charlie and Debbie talk with Randy Grim, Founder of Stray Rescue, about the “Dog Treat Challenge”.


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St. Louis Symphony Kicks Off 135th Season With Free Concert on Art Hill Tonight

Despite financially challenging times, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is thriving and their publicist tells KMOX the organization’s longevity can be chalked up to being active in the community.



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, May 6th – Cornealious “Mike” Anderson; Maestro David Robertson

Charlie and Debbie talk with Cornealious “Mike” Anderson; with Katty Kay and Claire Shipman about “The Confidence Code”; Charlie with Maestro David Robertson; and STL Entrepreneur Rachel Hankerson of Internat’l Proof Systems LLC.


St. Louis Pops Conductor Richard Hayman, shown in this undated file photo,  has died at the age of 93 in New York on February 5, 2014. Hayman also served as chief arranger for the Boston Pops for more than 30 years. UPI/St. Louis Symphony

Conductor Richard Hayman Dies

Popular pops band leader in St. Louis for many years had been in hospice care in New York.



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, September 17th – Farshid Etniko Performs at Charlie’s 25th Anniversary Show; Fred Bronstein of SLSO; Bob Soutier of STL Labor Council; and Steve Hanley of MediBeacon

Charlie talks with Farshid of Farshid Etniko; with Fred Bronstein of the STL Symphony Orchestra; with Bob Soutier of the STL Labor Council AFL-CIO on pulling support from Charlie Dooley; and with Steve Hanley, CEO of MediBeacon.


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Top Upcoming Classical Music Performances In The St. Louis Area

Whether your musical tastes lean toward symphonic concerts or smaller ensembles, lovers of great classical music will find plenty to satisfy their musical cravings in St. Louis.



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