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January 2022

CANCELED: FRI 21 JAN at Ballard HS: CELEBRATING YOUNG TALENT

Friday, January 21, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Ballard High School Auditorium, 6000 Brownsboro Rd
Louisville, Kentucky 40222

FRI 21 JAN at 7:30PM • Ballard HS (6000 Brownsboro Rd, 40222) • Concert Cancellation Announcement With regret, we are canceling this week's upcoming Music Without Borders program. Due to the increased number of Covid cases within the orchestra and the lack of time available to secure substitute players, we are unfortunately unable to perform these concerts. The world premiere of KiMani Bridges STATiC originally planned for this concert will be postponed to Saturday, May 14 to open the "Fantastique"…

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CANCELED: SAT 22 JAN at OGLE CENTER: CELEBRATING YOUNG TALENT

Saturday, January 22, 2022 @ 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 22 JAN at 7:30PM • Ogle Center • Concert Cancellation Announcement With regret, we are canceling this week's upcoming Music Without Borders program. Due to the increased number of Covid cases within the orchestra and the lack of time available to secure substitute players, we are unfortunately unable to perform these concerts. The world premiere of KiMani Bridges STATiC originally planned for this concert will be postponed to Saturday, May 14 to open the "Fantastique" concert under Teddy's direction.…

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SUN 23 JAN at BROWN THEATRE: PETER & THE WOLF

Sunday, January 23, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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SUN 23 JAN at 3PM • Brown Theatre • When young Peter decides to go on an adventure with his friends, despite being told to stay out of the garden by his grandfather, he runs into a hungry wolf! This "symphonic story" introduces children to the orchestra as each character is portrayed by a different musical instrument. Don't miss this beloved family favorite. Robert Franz, conductor  

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COFFEE: PINES OF ROME

Friday, January 28, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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FRI 28 JAN at 11AM • Kentucky Center • This brilliant program is under the direction of Ms. Hotoda, hailed by the Spokesman-Review as being an “inexhaustible dynamo” on the podium. Lili BOULANGER:  Of a Spring Morning Ludwig van BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 8 Ottorino RESPIGHI:  Pines of Rome REI HOTODA, guest conductor SERIES SPONSORED BY BAIRD CONCERT SPONSORED BY THERESA and JOHN T. BONDURANT in memory of Dan McAninch and Sue McAninch Causey and in honor of Steve Causey.

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CLASSICS: PINES OF ROME

Saturday, January 29, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 29 JAN at 8PM • Kentucky Center • This brilliant program is under the direction of Ms. Hotoda, hailed by the Spokesman-Review as being an “inexhaustible dynamo” on the podium. Lili BOULANGER:  Of a Spring Morning Ludwig van BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 8 Ottorino RESPIGHI:  Fountains of Rome Ottorino RESPIGHI:  Pines of Rome REI HOTODA, guest conductor SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN FOUNDATION

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February 2022

GOSPEL AT THE SYMPHONY

Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Sat 12 FEB at 8PM •  Kentucky Center  •  Be Inspired! Once again Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra offer an unmatched musical event with the world premiere of Symphony No. 4 by Adolphus Hailstork (b. 1941). Dr. Hailstork is a giant among American composers and grants a significant honor to the Louisville Orchestra by giving the premiere of this work to us! The first movement of the work was premiered by the Los Angeles Philharmonic as "Still Holding On"…

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THE BLUE HOUR

Saturday, February 19, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Old Forester’s Paristown Hall, 724 Brent Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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The Blue Hour. February 19, 2022

SAT 19 FEB at 8PM • Old Forester's Paristown Hall • Based on the poetry of Caroline Forché, The Blue Hour is a collaborative composition among five women who explore the way humans try to control the uncontrollable. This is a musical effort to raise up the beautiful detail of human existence. “a gorgeous and remarkably unified work” - Joan Reinthaler, on the musical premiere November 5, 2017, Washington Post The Blue Hour is an evening-length song cycle commissioned by Boston-based string…

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DISNEY IN CONCERT: MUSIC AND FILM

Saturday, February 26, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 26 FEB at 8PM ::  Experience the magical enchantment of Disney classics performed by the Louisville Orchestra with Stuart Chafetz, conducting. Dreams really do come true as a cast of Broadway's brightest singing stars brings the characters of your favorites animated film scores to life.  Be dazzled as original Disney film footage is presented with your orchestra and singers performing live. MENKEN/ASHMAN:  The Little Mermaid Suite MENKEN/SCHWARZ:  "Colors of the Wind" from Pocahontas MENKEN/ASHMAN:  Beauty and the Beast Suite SHERMAN/SHERMAN: …

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March 2022

COFFEE: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 1

Friday, March 4, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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FRI 6 MAR at 11AM • Kentucky Center •The color, passion, and rhythmic energy of Latin music explodes with these brilliant works. New works and a First Edition commission celebrate the trailblazing spirit of the LO. We welcome the salsa band, People of the Earth. Dafnis PRIETO:  Tentación ("Temptation") -- Concerto for People of Earth and String Orchestra (world premiere, LO co-commission) Angélica NEGRÓN:  Fractal Isle (world premiere, LO commission) Leonard BERNSTEIN:  Symphonic Dances from West Side Story TEDDY ABRAMS,…

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CLASSICS: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 1

Saturday, March 5, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 5 MAR at 8PM • Kentucky Center • The color, passion, and rhythmic energy of Latin music explode with these brilliant works. New works and a First Edition commission celebrate the trailblazing spirit of the LO. We welcome the timba band, People of the Earth. Heitor VILLA-LOBOS:  Alvorada na floresta tropical, (“Dawn in a Tropical Forest”), (First Edition Louisville Orchestra commission) Dafnis PRIETO:  Tentación ("Temptation") -- Concerto for People of Earth and String Orchestra (world premiere, LO co-commission) Angélica…

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