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90.5 WUOL Presents : Season Opener Our Kentucky Home Feat. Chris Thile

Saturday, September 16, 2023 7:30pm

Event Description

90.5 WUOL Presents the Louisville Orchestra’s Season Opener “Our Kentucky Home” featuring special guest Chris Thile. We open our Season celebrating many things Kentucky in this concert featuring composers, performers, and compositions related to our great Commonwealth! Included in the program is mandolinist extraordinaire Chris Thile, who gives the Kentucky debut of a piece for mandolin and orchestra called ATTENTION! A narrative song cycle for extroverted mandolinist and orchestra. We also share works by Bartók and Prokofiev, inspired by folk and classical music from around the world.  Plus, we’ll spotlight a work by Creators Corps veteran Lisa Bielawa and Hazard resident Lindsey Branson.

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Chris Thile, mandolin/vocals
Lindsey Branson, guitar/vocals
Sara B. Adams, vocals
Tanner Porter, additional vocals
Joe Hudson, guitar

Concert Program:


A narrative song cycle for extroverted mandolinist and orchestra.

I. Attention
II. Lord Starbucks
III. The Rooftop
IV. Carrie Freaking Fisher

Chris Thile, mandolin and vocals
Claire Coffee, director



“Hoe-Down” from Rodeo


Lindsey Branson, guitar/vocals
Sarah B. Adams, vocals


Romanian Folk Dances


Symphony No.1 in D major, Op. 25 “Classical”
I. Allegro con brio
II. Largheto
III. Gavotte: Non troppo allegro
IV. Finale: Molto vivace


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Iroquois Amphitheater
1080 Amphitheatre Rd
Louisville, 40214

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