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Friday, Apr 17, 2020 8:00PM
Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony
Gemma New, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Edward Nelson, baritone
St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, director
PÄRT Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona Nobis Pacem
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 5
In 1936, storm clouds gathered. Vaughan Williams had seen war’s destruction, and pled for peace in his Dona Nobis Pacem, a showcase for the SLSO Chorus. In Russia, Prokofiev felt called to write a work that looked to the future with hope. Resident Conductor Gemma New returns to the podium.
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