2016-17 Concert Broadcasts

Selected concerts of the 2016-2017 LO Season will be broadcast on 90.5 WUOL on Thursday evenings at 8PM.

Schedule and program:


Teddy Abrams, conductor
Matt Wallace, director
Kentucky Shakespeare: Byron Coolie, Gregory Maupin, Abigail Bailey Maupin, Dathan Hooper, actors
Recorded November 19, 2016

ARTHUR SULLIVAN: Macbeth Overture
HECTOR BERLIOZ:  “Queen Mab Scherzo” from Romeo et Juliette
FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
EDWARD ELGAR: Excerpt from Falstaff
LEONARD BERNSTEIN:  “Mambo” from West Side Story
SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet

July 27: BRAHMS 2
Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor
Julia Noone, violin
Jack Griffin, viola
Recorded January 14, 2017

CLAUDE DEBUSSY:  Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
W.A. MOZART:  Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major K.364  ::  Julia Noone, violin    Jack Griffin, viola
JOHANNES BRAHMS:  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Andrew Tyson, piano

LJOVA:  Current   (Co-commission with Britt Festival)
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30  :: Andrew Tyson, piano
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 103 (“The Year 1905”)

Teddy Abrams, conductor, piano, harpsichord
Gabriel Lefkowitz, violin; Andrea Levine, clarinet; Sebastian Chang, piano
Jubilant Sykes, vocalist
Scott Moore, violin
University of Kentucky Balinese Gamelan Angklung Ensemble, Donna Kwon, director

DARIUS MILHAUD:  The Creation of the World, Op. 81A
HEINRICH IGNAZ FRANZ von BIBER:  Rosary Sonata No. 9 (“Jesus Carries the Cross”)
Gabriel Lefkowitz, violinist   Teddy Abrams, harpsichord

Gamelan Ensemble Selections
(arr. HAN) Tabuh Empat (Composition in Four) ::  Martina Vasil, suling flute   Naizal Hargana, morinhuur
(No, MCPHEE Sakar Uled (Uled Blossoms)

OSVALDO GOLIJOV:  Dreams and Prayers of Isaac The Blind, Prelude & Movement 1  ::  Andrea Levine, clarinet
J.S. BACH:  “Sinfonia” from Cantata No. 174
IGOR STRAVINSKY:  “Sacrificial Dance” from The Rite of Spring  Teddy Abrams, piano   Sebastian Chang, piano

Traditional Spirituals with Jubilant Sykes
(arr. CLAYTON ERB) City Called Heaven
(arr. MARK RICE) Ride on King Jesus
(arr. MARK RICE) Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
(arr. MARK RICE) Were You There?
ENCORE (arr. J. MORGAN) Witness

PAGE/PLANT: Achilles Last Stand
(arr. ABRAMS) Scott Moore, electric violin

Teddy Abrams, Conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Scott Carney, vocalist
Chad Sloan, narrator
Recorded March 31, 2017 & April 1, 2017

GEORGE HESPE:  The Three Musketeers, Suite for Brass
GUSTAV HOLST:  “Jig” from St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2, Mvt. I
WILLIAM BYRD (arr. Muhly):  Miserere mei, Deus
ANNA CLYNE:  Masquerade
HENRY PURCELL:  Pavan No. 1 in A Major, Z. 748
GEORGE BENJAMIN:  Three Inventions for Chamber Orchestra, No. 2
DAVID BOWIE: Sweet Thing   ::  Scott Carney, vocalist
WILLIAM WALTON:  Selections from Façade: An Entertainment  ::  Chad Sloan, reciter

Teddy Abrams, conductor, piano, clarinet
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, piano
Donata Cucinotta, soprano
Recorded April 15, 2017

LEONARD BERNSTEIN:  Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
AARON COPLAND: Orchestral Variations
M.T. THOMAS Grace  :: Teddy, piano   Donata Cucinotta, soprano
JOHN ADAMS:  Short Ride in a Fast Machine
M.T. THOMAS:  Agnegram
GEORGE GERSHWIN:  An American In Paris
GEORGE GERSHWIN:  Promenade (“Walking the Dog” from the movie Shall We Dance)

August 31: Pops – BOB BERNHARDT TRIBUTE: The Music of John Williams
Bob Bernhardt, Conductor
Michael W. Davis, violin
Louisville Youth Choir, Terri Foster, director
Cardinal Singers from UofL, Kent Hatteberg, conductor
Recorded November 5, 2016

JOHN WILLIAMS:  “Superman March” from Superman
JOHN WILLIAMS:  “Anakin’s Theme” from The Phantom Menace
JOHN WILLIAMS:  “The Imperial March” from Star Wars
JOHN WILLIAMS:  “William’s Theme” from Schindler’s List  ::  Michael W. Davis, violin
CARLOS GARDEL (Arr. Williams): Tango por una Cabeza  :: Michael W. Davis, violin
DOUG LOWRY:  Mr. Serious Gets his YaYas Out
JOHN WILLIAMS: “Duel of the Fates” from The Phantom Menace
JOHN WILLIAMS:  “Somewhere In My Memory” from Home Alone
JOHN WILLIAMS:   “Dry Your Tears, Africka” from Amistad
JOHN WILLIAMS: “Hymn to the Fallen” from Saving Private Ryan
JOHN WILLIAMS:  Call of the Champions
JOHN WILLIAMS: “Harry’s Wondrous World” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
JOHN WILLIAMS:  Theme from Memoirs of a Geisha
JERRY BOCK (Arr. Williams): Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof  :: Michael W. Davis, violin
JOHN WILLIAMS:  “Rey’s Theme” from The Force Awakens
JOHN WILLIAMS: “March of the Resistance” from The Force Awakens
JOHN WILLIAMS:  “Jedi Steps” and “Finale” from The Force Awakens

JOHN WILLIAMS:  “Raider’s March” from Raiders of the Lost Ark


SAMUEL BARBER: Overture to The School for Scandal
S.K. SNIDER Four Selections from Penelope
1. The stranger with the face of a man I loved
4. The lotus eater
9. Dead Friend
13. Baby teeth, bones, and bullets
Susan Narucki, soprano

LOU HARRISON:  Suite for Symphonic Strings
1. Estampie
2. Et in Arcadio Ego
3. In Honor of Heracles

D.J. ARGUE Transit  ::  Jacob Duncan, saxophone
HERBIE HANCOCK: Cantaloupe Island
JORDAN/FOSTER I’d Rather Go Blind
Carly Johnson, vocalist
Craig Wagner, guitar
Jacob Duncan, saxophone

TIMO ANDRES:  Everything Happens So Much
TEDDY ABRAMS:  Selections from The Greatest: Muhammad Ali
I. Maya Angelou
II. Walt Whitman
III. Float Rumble Rest
Jecorey “1200” Arthur, vocalist
Susan Narucki, vocalist