St. Louis Symphony Performs on Nine Network’s Living St. Louis

Special Hour-Long Broadcast Beethoven and the Boys Highlights Guest Artist PROJECT Trio

St. Louis, MO—April 25, 2012—A special episode of the Nine Network’s weekly series Living St. Louis features the St. Louis Symphony performing works by Beethoven with the New York City-based group PROJECT Trio in a program called Beethoven and the Boys. This hour-long Living St. Louis special will air on Nine PBS on Monday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. and be rebroadcast Saturday, May 12 at 9:30 a.m.

PROJECT Trio is a threesome comprised of Greg Pattillo on flute (played occasionally beatbox style), Eric Stephenson on cello and Peter Seymour on double bass. In a performance with the St. Louis Symphony conducted by Ward Stare, the group puts a respectful contemporary twist on Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture and Symphony No. 5, and also plays a selection of PROJECT Trio’s original compositions. The program was recorded at Powell Hall on March 4 before a Family Concert audience of adults and children.

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Living St. Louis is the Nine Network’s series of weekly programs about St. Louis. This episode of Living St. Louis and performing arts programming on the Nine Network are sponsored by PNC Bank.

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