St. Louis Symphony wins Grammy Award

Monday February 9, 2015

By Mark

Congratulations to the The St. Louis Symphony! The symphony received the Best Orchestral Performance Grammy Award for their recording of John Adam's City Noir.

The Nonesuch recording includes two recent compositions by American composer Adams, the symphonic work City Noir, and the Saxophone Concerto, featuring soloist Timothy McAllister. Both works were recorded live at Powell Hall in 2013, with St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson conducting.

The award is the St. Louis Symphony's seventh Grammy Award.

Founded in 1880, the St. Louis Symphony is the second-oldest symphony in the nation and is known as one of the best in the world. The orchestra 138th season runs September 18, 2015 through Sunday, May 8, 2016 includes performances based upon literature by William Shakespeare and much more.