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Vintage Gala

Chamber Music Society of St. Louis presents our Vintage Gala celebrating Maestro Leonard Slatkin’s 80th Birthday and our milestone 15th Anniversary Season. Joining Leonard Slatkin are special guests internationally renowned pianist Olga Kern and violinist Cho-Liang (Jimmy) Lin. Special appearance by Baseball Hall of Fame Legend Ozzie Smith, “The Wizard”. Noémi K. Neidorff, Presenting Sponsor Mary Strauss, Thomas and Carol Voss, Honorary ChairsMiran Halen, Event ChairBecky Domyan and Amalia Pfannenstiel, Co-ChairsJasmine Huda, EmceeSpecial Appearance by Baseball Hall of Fame Legend Ozzie Smith, “The Wizard” Our Kick-off Event for the Gala Event Host Committee was May 16. If you would like to become a Committee Member, please contact us at 314-941-6309, or email us at rsvpvintagegala@gmail.com. Gala Sponsor Levels and Recognition 1 VIP Gala Ticket Package  $275.00 Your name listed in program as VIPVIP package for the event includes:Valet Parking6:00 pm Pre-Concert Cocktails7:00 pm “Vintage” Concert, VIP seatingDinner, provided by Butler’s Pantry Concertante $20,000 • Up to 16 Complimentary Gala Tickets with VIP Concert Seating(Two Full Tables)• Two complimentary tickets to September 7 “Evening with Maestro and The Wizard”• Logo on gala webpage• Logo in gala program• Logo on preconcert slides during pre- and post-concert receptions Anniversary $15,000 • 8 Complimentary Gala Tickets with VIP Concert Seating(Full Table)• Two complimentary tickets to September 7 “Evening with Maestro and The Wizard”• Logo on gala webpage• Logo in gala program• Logo on preconcert slides during pre- and post-concert receptions Vintage $10,000 • 6 Complimentary Gala Tickets with VIP concert seating• Logo on gala webpage• Logo in gala program• Logo on preconcert slides during pre- and post-concert receptions Classic $5,000 • 4 Complimentary Gala Tickets with VIP concert seating• Logo on gala webpage• Logo in gala program Bonus Sponsor OpportunitiesGala Video Presentation $2,500 • 2 Complimentary Gala Tickets with VIP concert seating• Recognition in video credits as sponsor September 7 “Evening with Maestro and The Wizard” at Private Home $2,500 •  Cocktail Reception with Leonard Slatkin in Private Residence•  Catered by Butler’s Pantry•  Concertante and Anniversary Sponsor receives 2 complimentary tickets Gala Form- Order by MailRecognition in key gala materials, invitation, select social media posts, and “Thank you” announcement from the stage.All sponsorship levels include an invitation for 2 to any 2024-25 CMSSL concert. DONATE with a tax-deductible gift, if you cannot attend CONCERT ONLY tickets may be purchased through MetroTix.(click on the image below to purchase concert-only tickets) Your support of the Vintage Gala enables our continued commitment to the St. Louis community through extraordinary concerts, creative collaborations, and impactful education programs. Thank you so much for your support as we look to the next 15 years—together! Only the best things that last through time can be called Vintage. Our programs endeavor to inspire and enchant audiences with chamber music performed in our signature cabaret-style. We also offer unique education opportunities with a Master Class Series, serving students from more than 30 area schools, and our Rader Young Artist Program, which has nurtured exceptional student performers in St. Louis for more than a decade. Internationally acclaimed conductor Leonard Slatkin is active as a composer, author, and educator. A Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Board Member since our founding, he leads an ensemble annually at concerts and serves as an inspiration for CMSSL and our musicians. Pianist Olga Kern is recognized as one of her generation’s greatest artists. With her vivid stage presence, passionatelyconfident musicianship, and extraordinary technique, this striking pianist continues to captivate fans and critics alike. Since his debut as soloist with Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic, Taiwanese violinist Cho-Liang Lin has performed with virtually every major orchestra in the world. A devoted chamber musician and educator, Mr. Lin founded the Taipei Music Academy & Festival and currently serves on the faculties of The Julliard School and Rice University. CMSSL is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation.For tax deductible information, please consult your tax professional. An IRS advisory letter is available upon request.

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“Special” Collaboration with St. Louis Classical Guitar

Two concerts with special guest Mak Grgi? have been scheduled for Monday and Tuesday evenings, January 20 and 21, 2020. Front row tables available! Call now for best seating: 314-941-6309. We are pleased to announce a collaboration between St. Louis Classical Guitar and Chamber Music Society of St. Louis, presenting two concerts to be performed in the Sheldon Ballroom. Seating is cabaret style, with four to a table. Cash bar. Order by mail- download TICKET ORDER FORM and submit to CMSSL 222 S. Central Ave., Suite 100 St. Louis, MO 63105 Order by phone- call 314-941-6309 during business hours. Order online by clicking on the icon below

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10th Anniversary Gala News

St. Louis Cardinals’ legend Ozzie Smith “The Wizard” makes a special appearance. Sponsors for Mr. Smith to be named in media and programs as “Director” Sponsor.  Read 2/27/18 post in Gazelle Magazine “For Slatkin, St. Louis is Home, Sweet Home”   Media Sponsors Town & Style Magazine “To welcome the maestro back and celebrate its own successful first decade, the society is throwing an anniversary gala, … sponsored by the Centene Charitable Foundation, it will feature a red-carpet arrival for VIP guests, cocktail reception, dinner, and concert with music by well-known film composers like John Williams and Aaron Copland. The evening’s guest of honor will play the piano and regale the audience with tales of his family’s connections with those major talents… the gala also will honor Slatkin’s late parents, violinist/conductor Felix Slatkin and cellist Eleanor Aller. And his son, Daniel, is writing the score for a special video about the musical family.”   ~Julia M. Johnson Gazelle Magazine “’Notes from Hollywood – The Sequel’ will feature music from award-winning film composers, along with stories and comments from the maestro on stage. Slatkin will also be honored with a proclamation from the Mayor’s Office declaring the day of the event as Leonard Slatkin Day in St. Louis.  -Trish Muyco-Tobin Hosts for the Gala include Honorary Chairman Noémi K. Neidorff, Co-Chairs Thomas R. and Carol J. Voss and Host Committee Co-Chairs Miran Halen, Mary Forsyth and Faith Berger. VIP packages for the event will be available and include valet parking, pre-concert cocktails, preferred concert seating, a post-concert dinner by Butler’s Pantry, and a copy of Slatkin’s book Leading Tones.  

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Baroque Concert With Nicholas McGegan Post-Dispatch Review

“The Chamber Music Society’s program… attracted a healthy crowd for music… and part of the pleasure of the evening was to see and hear them in a more intimate setting… their obvious engagement in the music helped to draw in the audience.” – Miller Read Review Here Nicholas McGegan returned for a delightful Baroque program with Charles Metz, harpsichord. Bach’s stunning double violin concerto, a Vivaldi flute concerto and a Bach harpsichord concerto that will melt your heart. This concert was Sponsored by Phoebe Dent Weil.   Bach- Harpsichord Concerto in A major, BWV 1055 Vivaldi- Flute Concerto in D, Op.10 No.3, “Il Gardellino” Scarlatti– Sonata in E major, K380 Rameau– Les Niais de Sologne for harpsichord Boyce– Concerto Grosso in B minor J.S. Bach– Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043

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