Art collector Ronnie Greenberg unveils a rare collection of lesser-known drawings and prints by French artist Henri Matisse. Along with Pablo Picasso, Matisse is considered one of the key figures of early 20th century art.
April 8: Bach’s Brandenberg Concertos: Lecture at 1:30 p.m., followed by 3 p.m. performance. Salem United Methodist Church, free
April 13: The Art of Bach: Ken Kulosa performs along with live painters and dancers from The Big Muddy Dance Company. St. Louis Art Museum, 7 p.m., $15
April 14: Bach Spring Sing: Learn more about the composer’s music and sing along. Central Presbyterian Church, 9 a.m., $10
April 15: Young Artist Recital: Featuring the Bach Socety Young Artists. St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 3 p.m., free
April 22: From Bach to Bernstein: Performance by soprano Marlissa Hudson. Ethical Society of St. Louis, 3 p.m., $20
April 24: Bach & Jazz. Familiar melodies presented in a unique jazz style. Jazz St. Louis, 6 p.m., $35
April 28: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion: Experience the power and intimacy of this masterpiece through the composer’s account of the Gospel story. Pillsbury Chapel, Missouri Baptist University, 2 p.m. $25-$45
Traveling exhibition from more than 100 artists who have created sculptures using firearm parts from community buy-back programs. Part of the exhibit is also showing at the Craft Alliance for Art + Design at 6640 Delmar Blvd.
Suzanne Mahon, a genetics-certified nurse, will discuss Understand Cancer Risk: Genetics and More. During the presentation, she will educate visitors about the increased breast cancer risk faced by women of Jewish descent.
A discussion of fine jewelry, silver and decorative art to benefit the Clayton Century Foundation. Visitors can bring objects they believe to be of value for scheduled appointments with an appraisal specialist. Cost is $35 for the event only or $50 for the event and appraisal.
Singer-songwriter John Legend headlines this annual fundraiser for Variety children’s charity. (Ticket cost for dinner is $1,000 per person through varietystl.org.) For the dinner portion of the event, cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. For the concert, doors open at 7:30 and the concert begins at 8. Legend’s performance starts at 9.