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CLASSICS: THE GREATEST

Saturday, November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

SAT 04 NOV :: The Greatest:  Muhammad Ali, composed by Teddy Abrams, directed by Jubilant Sykes — who also performs — and featuring Rhiannon Giddens (founding member of the Grammy-award winning band Carolina Chocolate Drops), premieres. This immersive musical experience is a celebration and tribute to the extraordinary life and impact of a legendary athlete and humanitarian.

TEDDY ABRAMS:  The Greatest:  Muhammad Ali

JUBILANT SYKES, baritone
RHIANNON GIDDENS, vocalist
JECOREY ARTHUR, vocalist, rapper

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor

CONCERT TALK: Free to ticket holders at 7PM in the Mary Anderson Room at Kentucky Center on performance night. Host Daniel Gilliam from Louisville Public Media welcomes Martine Kei Green-Rogers, dramaturge, as his guest. Ms. Green-Rogers worked with Teddy throughout the process of creating the libretto for the evening’s work.

Full Cast List


SERIES PRESENTED BY BROWN-FORMAN
CONCERT SPONSORED BY STOLL KEENON OGDEN PLLC and HUMANA FOUNDATION
Special support was provided by the Jennifer Lawrence Arts Fund at the Fund for the Arts

 

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Date:
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time:
8:00 pm
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Venue

Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Conductor
Teddy Abrams
Sponsors
Brown-Forman; Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC; Humana Foundation