St. Louis Symphony Principal Cello Daniel Lee Performs on The Nine Network

Living St. Louis Broadcast Features Works by Dvorak and Smetana

 St. Louis, MOJuly 13, 2012—The Nine Network of Public Media will feature St. Louis Symphony Principal Cello Daniel Lee in a special, hour-long Living St. Louis on Monday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m. (The program will be repeated Saturday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m.)

The concert program, recorded in April, showcases the 32-year-old Lee performing Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. In the same program the Symphony plays Smetana’s Sarka from Ma vlast, conducted by Peter Oundjian.

Living St. Louis executive producer Patrick Murphy chose to present this concert because of the music as well as for Lee’s virtuosity. The special includes an interview with Lee.

“Danny Lee is one of the fastest-rising stars in the world of American symphonic music,” said Murphy. “His performance that night was inspiring. He is one of St. Louis’ treasures.” 

About the Nine Network of Public Media

The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement, nineAcademy,, and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.

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