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CLASSICS: PLAY STARRING JIM JAMES

Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

SAT 07 APR :: Jim James, lead and founder of the indie-rock band My Morning Jacket, joins with Teddy Abrams to create a set of 9 songs for band and orchestra. Including selections from his past and latest albums, and new material — a brand new collaboration between James and Abrams.

Teddy Abrams premiered Natural History by Michael Gordon at the 2016 Britt Festival. Requiring a massive array of musicians, singers, and dancers, the piece is an homage to the grandeur of the Pacific Northwest region of our country. Together with his wife Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon are founders of the acclaimed Bang on a Can Festival and contemporary music organization in New York City.

JULIA WOLFE:  riSE and fLY
MICHAEL GORDON:  Natural History
JIM JAMES: The Order of Nature

 

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
JIM JAMES, special guest
GABRIEL GLOBUS-HOENICH, percussion soloist
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE COLLEGIATE CHORALE, KENT HATTEBERG, chorusmaster
STEIGER BUTTE SINGERS + DRUMMERS

Concert Preview at 7PM is free to ticket holders and presented in Todd Hall at the Kentucky Center. Daniel Gilliam from Louisville Public Media hosts composers Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon.


Series Sponsored by Brown-Forman

Details

Date:
Saturday, April 7, 2018
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