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Program Notes – St. Louis Symphony – January 16, 2018 – CAMA

St. Louis Symphony Tuesday, January 16, 2018 The Granada Theatre, 8pm David Robertson Music Director Augustin Hadelich Violin Thomas Adès: Dances from Powder Her Face (2007) Benjamin Britten: Violin Concerto, Op.15 Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No.1 in F minor, Op.10 The St. Louis Symphony was founded in 1880 and is the second-oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, one of the nation’s great orchestras. A consummate musician, masterful programmer, and dynamic presence, American Maestro David Robertson has established himself as one of today’s most sought-after conductors. A passionate and compelling communicator with an extensive orchestral and operatic repertoire, he has forged close relationships with major orchestras around the world through his exhilarating music-making and stimulating ideas. Augustin Hadelich astonishes audiences with his phenomenal technique and gorgeous tone, Hadelich was awarded the inaugural Warner Music Prize, and just months later won the 2016 Grammy® for “Best Classical Instrumental Solo.” Hadelich plays the “Kiesewetter” Stradivarius violin, crafted in Cremona c.1723. Hadelich has been named Musical America’s 2018 Instrumentalist of the Year. SPONSORS: Anonymous Dan & Meg Burnham Ellen & Peter Johnson CO-SPONSORS: Anonymous Dorothy Roberts Barbara & Sam Toumayan George & Judy Writer

Program Notes – St. Louis Symphony – January 16, 2018 –

Presenting the world’s finest classical artists since 1919 Photo by Suxiao Yang St. Louis Symphony Orchestra DAVID ROBERTSON, music director AUGUSTIN HADELICH, violin TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018, 8PM The Granada Theatre COMMUNITY ARTS MUSIC ASSOCIATION