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COMMUNITY & CULTURE A Symphony Prelude SEE AND BE SEEN ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY PHOTOS BY BRYAN SCHRAIER T he recent St. Louis Symphony Prelude at The Ritz- Carlton was held in celebration of David Robertson, who is in his 13th and final year as music director. The kickoff to the symphony’s 138th season was attended by 300 guests, including more than 30 orchestra members. Following a cocktail reception and dinner, guests were entertained by performances from symphony musicians, as well as members of its Youth Orchestra. Robertson’s farewell season culminates in a black-tie fundraising gala in April 2018. 1 2 3 4 5 78 GAZELLE STL 6 1. Mark Gorman, Karin Hagaman 2. Shannon Bagley, Ryan Tusek 3. Jessica Cheng, Larry Katzenstein, Eva Kozma 4. Brandon & Celeste Boyer, Miran & David Halen 5. Mark Burnett & Andrea Kaplan, Nina Ferrigno & Scott Andrews 6. Norm & Laura Eaker