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CLASSICS: SCHEHERAZADE

Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:00pm

Event Description

24 APR 2021 :: Two luminous new works by composers Ellen Reid and Paola Prestini (the latter commissioned by the LO) celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment on this richly varied program. After intermission, Rimsky-Korsakov’s sensational symphonic showpiece brings to life the fairy tales of the Arabian Nights, with haunting violin solos giving voice to our heroine storyteller.

CONCERT TALK: Starting at 6:45PM in Whitney Hall, the LO, together with WUOL, offers a free, pre-concert discussion hosted by radio program director Daniel Gilliam.

Ellen REID: When the World as You’ve Known It Doesn’t Exist
Paola PRESTINI: Hindsight [LO Commission & Premiere]

Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
LARA DOWNES, piano


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Kentucky Center
501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States