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January 2020

COFFEE: BRAHMS THIRD

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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FRI 31 JAN 2020 :: Bulgarian pianist Anna Petrova has delighted audiences around the world with her impetuous excitement. In addition to her recording and performing, she is an assistant professor at the University of Louisville. She makes her LO debut by sharing the lyrical storytelling embodied in Edvard Grieg's only piano concerto. Winner of the 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award and now earning international acclaim, Roderick Cox takes the podium for the rich, mysterious and bold virtuosity of…

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February 2020

CLASSICS: BRAHMS THIRD

Saturday, February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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01 FEB 2020 :: No less a pianist than the virtuoso Franz Liszt told Edvard Grieg "You carry on, my friend; you have the real stuff in you. And don't ever let them frighten you!" upon previewing the younger man's first (and only) piano concerto. This splendid masterpiece, with its sincere melodies and warm sonorities, has offered vigorous poetry to listeners ever since. We welcome UofL faculty member and international touring and recording artist, Anna Petrova as piano soloist. Composer…

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CLASSICS: GOSPEL AT THE SYMPHONY

Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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22 FEB 2020 :: Gospel music has shaped American music like no other and in this first concert of our Festival of American Music, Teddy and the LO are joined by one of the finest gospel choirs in the United States for a spectacular concert. Two-time Grammy Award winner, CORY HENRY is acclaimed as "one of the finest Hammond-B organ players of his generation" by Allmusic.com. As a musician-singer-songwriter, he offers up an intoxicating blend of blues, soul, R&B, Afrobeat, gospel,…

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Saturday, February 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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The full orchestra performs the spectacular John Williams movie score live as the movie plays on a big screen with full sound effects and dialogue. For the entire family! “You must feel the Force around you...” The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling fifth episode of the unfolding saga. As Imperial Forces launch an all-out attack on the Rebel Alliance, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) flee to Cloud City where they are captured by…

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March 2020

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Sunday, March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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The full orchestra performs the spectacular John Williams movie score live as the movie plays on a big screen with full sound effects and dialogue. For the entire family! “You must feel the Force around you...” The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling fifth episode of the unfolding saga. As Imperial Forces launch an all-out attack on the Rebel Alliance, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) flee to Cloud City where they are captured by…

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PARISTOWN: THE DEVIL’S TALE

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Old Forester’s Paristown Hall, 724 Brent Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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WED 4 MAR 2020: What is it with the Devil and violins? Here's a performance that tells it all. We offer you life-sized puppets, together with the LO, to tell a Russian story of the devil, a soldier, his lover, all the money in the world, and the fiddle that wrecks everyone’s plans. This is not for children so get ready for an exceptional, world-premiere, once-in-a-lifetime performance. Maurice RAVEL:  Le Tombeau de Couperin Sarah KIRKLAND SNIDER:  Hireath INTERMISSION Igor STRAVINSKY:…

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MUSIC W/out BORDERS: THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Thursday, March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center), 10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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THU 5 MAR at THE JEFFERSONIAN: The Louisville Orchestra presents a world premiere presentation of an age-old story. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s folklore masterpiece The Soldier’s Tale (L’histoire du soldat) is reimagined with the composer himself in the role of the narrator. The main characters in the story are cast as puppets and a live dancer. Manipulating two puppets, the arch-creator plays out a drama in which the naive young soldier-musician struggles with the force of the wiser, older, fame-and-fortune obsessed…

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MUSIC w/out BORDERS: THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Comstock Hall at U of L, 150 West Brandeis Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208
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FRI 6 MAR 2020 :: Comstock Hall at UofL :: The Louisville Orchestra presents a world-premiere presentation of an age-old story. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s folklore masterpiece The Soldier’s Tale (L’histoire du soldat) is reimagined with the composer himself in the role of the narrator. The main characters in the story are cast as puppets and a live dancer. Manipulating two puppets, the arch-creator plays out a drama in which the naive young soldier-musician struggles with the force of the…

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MUSIC W/out BORDERS AT THE OGLE CENTER: THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd
New Albany, IN 47150 United States
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SAT 7 MAR 2020:: The Louisville Orchestra presents a world premiere presentation of an age-old story. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s folklore masterpiece The Soldier’s Tale (L’histoire du soldat) is reimagined with the composer himself in the role of the narrator. The main characters in the story are cast as puppets and a live dancer. Manipulating two puppets, the arch-creator plays out a drama in which the naive young soldier-musician struggles with the force of the wiser, older, fame-and-fortune obsessed devil. Who…

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COFFEE: FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC 2

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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FRI 13 MAR 2020  :: Program information will be released soon.

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