ST. LOUIS — The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra announced highlights for the 2010-11 season that begins this fall.
They include a Russian Festival featuring masterworks by Peter Tchaikovsky, Igor Stravinsky and others and symphonies by Gustav Mahler on the 100th anniversary of his death.
In conjunction with this year's American Arts Experience-St. Louis, music director David Robertson will conduct Aaron Copland, Charles Ives and George Gershwin with pianist Orli Shaham.
The symphony also will welcome international opera star Renee Fleming in her debut performance with the orchestra.
Popular concerts will include Liza Minnelli, Bernadette Peters and performances of the scores to Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" and Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho."