St. Louis Symphony Orchestra – Pictures at an Exhibition
Jonathon Heyward, conductor
Hannah Ji, violin
KAIJA SAARIAHO Ciel d’hiver (Winter Sky)
JOSEPH BOLOGNE Violin Concerto No. 2
MODEST MUSSORGSKY / orch. Maurice Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Celestial music by Saariaho opens the program led by conductor Jonathan Heyward in his SLSO debut. SLSO violinist Hannah Ji performs music by Bologne, an early Black composer for the symphony orchestra. We exit through the art gallery—Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition is an epic tour of musical paintings and vibrant orchestral colors.
Avoid traffic and parking and hop aboard the Symphony shuttle to enjoy a ride to Powell Hall. Shuttle tickets are $15 per passenger per concert.