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THU 23 JUL :: WUOL Broadcast Concert :: From The New World

Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:00pm

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THU 30 JUL at 8PM :: Enjoy the Louisville Orchestra on the air!

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

“FROM THE NEW WORLD” — This week’s broadcast concert of the Brown-Forman Classics Series was performed on  Saturday, September 28, 2019, at The Kentucky Center, Louisville KY.

Highlights: Named to the “19 for 19” list of the classical musicians of influence by WQXR-FM, Teddy Abrams invited other artists from the list impacting 2019 and the future to the 2019-2020 season Opening Night Concert. On Teddy’s suggestion, each performed their current favorite selection and we enjoyed a very special event.


Adam SCHOENBERG:  Orchard in Fog • Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
….. I. Frail
….. II. Dancing
….. III. Farewell Song
Georges BIZET:  “Scene” and “Habanera” from Carmen • J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano

George GERSHWIN:  “My Man’s Gone Now” from Porgy and Bess • J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano

Camille SAINT-SAËNS:  “Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix” from Samson and Delilah • J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano

Maurice RAVEL:  Tzigane, Rhapsody for Violin + Orchestra • Elena Urioste, violin

Antonin DVOŘÁK:  Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 (‘From the New World’)
….. I. Adagio – Allegro molto
….. II. Largo
….. III. Scherzo: Molto vivace
….. IV. Allegro con fuoco

TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
J’NAI BRIDGES, mezzo-soprano

We are grateful to our partners at Louisville Public Media.

Additional support for the original performance was provided by David and Betty Jones.

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 BankUnited Mail

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