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SAT 30 APR at 8PM • Kentucky Center •  The first in a multi-season exploration of confluence and influence, we explore works of Jewish and Black composers. Jewish composers Toch and Korngold fled to the US from Europe in the 1930s. R. Nathaniel Dett was one of the first conservatory-educated Black musicians in the US. Descended from escaped slaves, Dett was a touring pianist and renowned choir director whose sacred oratorio (written in 1934) is breathtaking.

Ernst TOCH:  Notturno, (LO commission and premiere in 1954)
Erich KORNGOLD:  Concerto for Violin in D major
R. Nathaniel DETT:  The Ordering of Moses: A Sacred Oratorio for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
JULIA NOONE, violin
LOUISVILLE CHAMBER CHOIR


SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN FOUNDATION

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Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

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