French music authority and Music Director-Designate of the St. Louis Symphony, Stéphane Denève makes his anticipated return to lead an in-depth exploration of the music of Maurice Ravel. Discover Ravel’s rich body of work in a three-part event that highlights his style and influences, from childlike charm to American jazz to glittering exoticism. Known for his lush harmonies and vibrant orchestral color, Ravel is one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century.
Journey Concerts are flowing explorations of a composer or type of music, which also showcase the versatility of the New World Center’s performance hall. Using both its main stage and multiple smaller stages, they are continuous performances that transition from one stage to the next, enveloping the audience in the music. Journey Concerts are approximately three hours in length.