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Poems, Tales and Memories

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November 27, 2021, 12:00 amNovember 28, 2021, 12:00 am

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall
718 N Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States

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Gemma New, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Chung, cello

JAKE HEGGIE The Work at Hand 
EDWARD ELGAR Sea Pictures 

Emotions are laid bare. In Jake Heggie’s The Work at Hand, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and SLSO cellist Elizabeth Chung face the impossibility of saying goodbye. In Edward Elgar’s Sea Pictures, Cooke’s luminous voice uncovers love, faith, dreams, and fears. And Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade lends rich colors to a princess who tells stories to stay alive.

In memory of St. Louis Post-Dispatch classical music critic Sarah Bryan Miller.

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