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SOLD OUT: In Harmony Tour: Bardstown

Sunday, July 14, 2024 7:30pm

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Experience the magic of the Louisville Orchestra’s “In Harmony Commonwealth Tour” this July, as we bring a symphonic celebration to communities across Kentucky. Led by the dynamic Teddy Abrams, this tour features a spectacular program that blends the vibrancy of classical masterpieces with soulful pop hits, promising a series of performances that resonate with audiences of all tastes. Begin with Leonard Bernstein’s energetic “Three Dance Episodes from On the Town,” and dive into the profound depths of Dvorak’s Symphony No.9. Revel in soul-stirring renditions of classics by Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Lionel Richie, performed by the incredible vocalists Jason Clayborn and Daria Raymore. Each concert promises to be a unique fusion of classical virtuosity and timeless soul, featuring hits like “Endless Love,” “It’s A Man’s World,” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”

As we journey through the heart of Kentucky, prepare to be moved by the power of music and the spirited performances that only the Louisville Orchestra can deliver. Join us for a celebration of great music and community spirit—this is an event not to be missed!

Teddy Abrams, conductor
Jason Clayborn, vocalist
Daria Raymore, vocalist
Cyntahva Archie, backup singer
Latiana Clayborn, backup singer
Raymond Jeffries, backup singer


*This event is sold out! Please call the The Stephen Foster Story Box Office at (502) 348-5971 to be added to the waitlist. Thank you!



Leonard BernsteiN

Experience the exhilaration with “Three Dance Episodes from On the Town,” featuring the lively “The Great Lover” and the iconic “Times Square: 1944.”

Antonín Dvorák

Dive deep into the emotional landscape with the powerful first movement, “Adagio-Allegro Molto,” from Symphony No.9 in E minor.

soul Classics Reimagined

Soul-stirring performances and electrifying arrangements by Gabriel Globus-Hoenich of hits like:

  • “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” (by Carole King and Ashford & Simpson), featuring vocalists Jason Clayborn and Daria Raymore.
  • “Cold Sweat” (originally by James Brown), featuring vocalist Jason Clayborn
  • “Rock Steady” (by Aretha Franklin), performed by Daria Raymore
  • “Sir Duke” (by Stevie Wonder), featuring vocalist Jason Clayborn
  • The romantic duet “Endless Love” (by Lionel Richie), performed by Jason Clayborn and Daria Raymore.

Contemporary Works

  • Creator Corps Composer, Tyler Taylor’s introspective “…Do you really wanna know?…”, inspired by Tytianna Wells’ poignant “American Dream” and commissioned by the Louisville Orchestra in 2021.
  • Teddy Abrams’ “Overture to The Greatest,” a dynamic new composition from Music Director Teddy Abrams.

Join us as the Louisville Orchestra melds classical finesse with soulful hits in a tour that brings our state’s communities together through music. Don’t miss this free event where the LO blends old and new, and where every note promises to touch the heart and lift the spirit!


Join Us For A Free Community Events Before The Concert:

**Please note that these events take place the day before the concert on Saturday, July 13th.


Join us for a Once Upon An Orchestra reading of Llama Destroys the World performed by a LO Woodwind Quintet made up of Matt Karr, Kathy Karr, Ernie Gross, Jennifer Potochnic, and Jon Gustely.
(Library Address: 311 Snapp St., Mount Washington, KY 40047)


Join us for a Once Upon An Orchestra reading of Bunny’s Book Club the World performed by a LO String Quartet made up of Dillon Welch, Heather Thomas, Evan Vicic, Cecilia Huerta-Lauf.
(Library Address: 210 Cathedral Manor, Bardstown, KY 40004)


Learn More About In Harmony Tour


The Kentucky “In Harmony” tour is made possible through a partnership with the Kentucky General Assembly in conjunction with the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet.

Additional support from:
Eleanor Bingham Miller
Brook and Pam Smith
Lindy B. Street

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Stephen Foster Story
411 E. Stephen Foster Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004 United States

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