Families are invited to celebrate Halloween early with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of Lemony Snicket’s murder-mystery whodunit: The Composer is Dead. The October 14 Family Concert gives young music-loving sleuths the opportunity to unravel the mystery of who killed the composer in a concert of wit, wonder, and whimsy.
“Let’s make some art together,” Rufus Wainwright said near the top of his concert with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Friday night at Powell Hall.
All five former BSO-Peabody fellows have been building careers, some in this country, some in Europe or South America. It’s a substantial track record for the first decade of the project, one that, in a way, got its start thanks to Young.
Lee Mills is one of nine American conductors to be awarded a Carreer Assistance Award from The Solti Foundation U.S. It is the second time the Sotli Foundation U.S. has given him this honor.
Montana Ballet Company under the direction of Elizabeth DeFanti will debut its 33rd annual production of “The Nutcracker” on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Willson Auditorium.
Even amidst the financial crisis, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra is performing. The next performance is October 23
American Lee Mills talks about the lure of Rio and the challenges of conducting the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra.
Rio- Study, practice, try, fail. Try again, accomplish. This could be the routine of many high-level professionals. Athletes can be easily associated with this type of practice. But, like athletes, musicians also try, fail, and succeed. (article in portuguese)
With two Schubert symphonies and a Stravinsky concerto, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Lee Mills, opens the series Orchestras in 2016 at Sala Cecília Meireles, in Rio de Janeiro. (article in Portuguese)
City of Light: Debussy’s La mer, features the LA Phil led by conductor Lee Mills.