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FREE CONCERT: SYMPHONIC SPARKS at the California Community Center

Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:30pm

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This sparkling program is a chance to hear the Louisville Orchestra play some brilliant music for free! Some orchestra lovers count Finlandia as one of their favorite pieces. Certainly everyone in Finland thrills to the drama of this thrilling work. What else? Lisa Bielawa’s music is simply a joy to listen to. And the effervescent dash of this symphony by Dmitri Shostakovich lights up the orchestra. Bring friends to their first orchestra concert. They will thank you for it!

Jean SIBELIUS:  Finlandia

Lisa BIELAWA:  Fictional Migrations
I.  Birds from Neighboring Universes
II. Birds that Live 1000 Years
III. Three-Winged Birds Flying in Circles
IV.  Birds that Fly While Sleeping
V. Birds that Fly Through Walls
VI. Birds the Size of Zeppelins
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH:  Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 70
I. Allegro
II. Moderato
III. Presto
IV. Largo
V. Allegretto

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Kathleen Karr, flute
Jake Chabot, piccolo
Jon Gustely, horn


MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS SERIES is presented with funding from the Louisville Metro HeARTS funding
Sponsored by Jim and Irene Karp

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California Community Center
1600 West St. Catherine St.
Louisville, KY 40210

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