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THU 13 AUG :: WUOL Broadcast Concert :: Don Quixote and Other Journeys

Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:00pm

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THU 13 AUG :: Enjoy the Louisville Orchestra on the air!

90.5 FM WUOL Classical Louisville presents a broadcast series of past LO performances on Thursdays at 8PM hosted by Daniel Gilliam.

“DON QUIXOTE AND OTHER JOURNEYS” — This week’s broadcast concert of the Brown-Forman Classics Series was performed on  Saturday, November 23, 2019, at The Kentucky Center, Louisville KY.

HIGHLIGHT: Louisville Orchestra’s principal cellist, Nicholas Finch takes on the role of the intrepid Don Quixote in his first solo performance with the LO.


Felix MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides, Op. 26 (“Fingal’s Cave”)

Anna CLYNE: Night Ferry

Richard STRAUSS: Don Quixote, Op. 35 Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character • Nicholas Finch, cello | Jack Griffin, viola

Introduction: “Don Quixote loses his sanity after reading novels about knights, and decides to become a knight-errant”
Theme: “Don Quixote, knight of the sorrowful countenance”
Maggiore: “Sancho Panza”
I: Adventure with the Windmills
II: Battle with the Sheep
III: Dialogue between the Knight and the Squire
IV: Procession of Religious Penitents
V: Vigil at Night over a Suit of Armor
VI: Meeting with Dulcinea
VII: ‘Flying’ Journey through the Air
VIII: Voyage on a Magical Vessel
IX: Skirmish with two Mendicant Friars
X: Battle with the Knight of the Moon
Finale: “Coming to his senses again”
– Death of Don Quixote


We are grateful to our partners at Louisville Public Media.Special thanks for the continued support of:

The Fund For The Arts  |  Humana Foundation  | Brown-Forman Foundation  |   Kentucky Arts Council  |  Baird  |  The National Endowment for the Arts   |  Lee and Rosemary Kirkwood |  Blue Grass MOTORSPORT  |  Harshaw Trane  |  Metro Louisville |  Republic Bank |  United Mail

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