Rounding Home at Laumeier Sculpture Park
Now on view at Laumeier Sculpture Park: Home Base, an outdoor installation by Visiting Artist In Residence Jean Shin. Using the game of baseball as a lens to explore environmental threats to ash trees, Shin has created an alternative baseball diamond out of a combination of dead trees from the park and baseball bats. Home Base is free to view in Laumeier’s South Lawn. Find out more at

Classic 107.3 Program Information

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin - 7pm Weekdays
George Gershwin – Join us for a week-long look at the life and soulful music of George Gershwin, including his Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris, and Porgy and Bess. A true American original, George Gershwin transcended musical categorization as he composed in almost any form: Broadway musicals, popular songs, symphonic works, opera, and jazz. 
Inside Classical Guitar
8pm Monday
This week: Manuel Ponce Miniatures
Host W. Mark Akin shares music of Mexican composer Manuel Ponce (pictured), such as the Scherzino Mexicano, performed by guitarist Adam Holzman.
Find previous episodes of Inside Classical Guitar here
Diary of a Musician with Leon Burke
8pm Tuesday, 1pm Sunday
This week: The Days of Awe - The Jewish High Holy Days
Leon features music of Swiss-born composer and teacher Ernest Bloch (pictured), including his "Avodath Hakodesh", or "Sacred Service", in celebration of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Re-choired Listening with Philip Barnes
8pm Wednesday
This week: Darkness to Light
Philip will feature music that plays upon the theme of light, including works that he'll be conducting during the first concert of the season from the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus on October 2nd.
Bach & Beyoncé with Maria Ellis
8pm Thursday
This week: Sweetest Day
Sweetest Day is October 15, so this episode is celebrating love! Maria discusses how this emotion features in works from favorite classical composers like Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and more.
Friday Morning with the Arts ~ 9am
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Saint Louis Chamber Chorus
From "Song of the Earth" on Friday and Saturday to songs from Stephen Sondheim on Sunday, Powell Hall is the place to be this weekend! Hear conversations with mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor and conductor Ben Whiteley about these SLSO concerts. Plus, hear from composer Dobrinka Tabakova about her Missa Brevis, written for the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, which performs Sunday. 
Friday Night Jazz Programming
Enjoy Friday Night Jazz on Classic 107.3! The Jazz Collective with Jason Church airs at 7pm, followed by Somethin' Else with Calvin Wilson at 9pm and Jazz with David Basse at 11pm. 
Classics 4 Kids - 9am Saturday
This week: Mr. Bach Comes to Call
In this story, Johann Sebastian Bach visits a little girl who is practicing his Minuet in G, summons a boys choir and orchestra, and plays some of his favorite pieces for her while explaning what was happening in his life when he wrote them.
Opera at Noon - Saturday
Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow - Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts Opera Company debuts in the 2022 WFMT Opera Series as a part of our ongoing partnership with the world-renowned Chinese arts organization. This stunning production of The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár features Song Yuanming as Hanna Glawari, with Thomas Laske as Count Danilo, Sarah Zhai Strauss as Valencienne, and Shi Yijie as Camille de Rosillon. Thomas Rösner conducts.
Tango with Cally
6pm Saturday, 11pm Thursday
This week: The Backup Musicians (revised rebroadcast)
The tango giants never would have become so successful without the devotion of their most faithful musicians! Their names might not be well known, but their artistry soared and their stories are sympathetic. Host Cally Banham highlights the work of backup pianists Armando Cupo and Orlando Goñi and bandoneon player Osvaldo Ruggiero.
SLSO Live - Mahler's Song of the Earth
7pm Saturday
Join host Tom Sudholt for this live St. Louis Symphony Orchestra broadcast! Tōru Takemitsu’s Night Signal creates a dreamy soundscape, while Qigang Chen’s L'Éloignement blends the excitement of exploration with the pang of homesickness. Gustav Mahler’s The Song of the Earth, inspired by Chinese poetry and featuring mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor (pictured), represents the totality of life.
The Slatkin Shuffle
10pm Saturday, 3pm Sunday 
Join Leonard Slatkin, Conductor Laureate of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, as he shares anecdotes about the eclectic collection of music in his playlist in this program, which is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
This week: For the Birds (rebroadcast)
Aisle Seat with Julie Schuster - 5pm Sunday
This week: A Novel Experience 
October is National Book Month, so Julie will feature music from book-based Broadway shows, scores from films based on novels, and classical music pieces inspired by literature. Enjoy selections from Big River (Huckleberry Finn); The Color Purple; Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (War and Peace); Sense and Sensibility, The Book Thief, and more. 
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