Classics 2017-18; Mini A

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September 2017

CLASSICS: YUJA WANG PLAYS RACHMANINOFF

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Yuja Wang has secured a place of distinction among the world’s finest performers due to her rare blend of technical refinement, musical insight, and emotional sensitivity. The intense power of her interpretations comes from a combination of exceptional presence on stage and a natural affinity for repertoire ranging from Mozart to Gershwin. ‘Charismatic’, ‘breathtaking’, ‘flawless’ and ‘heartfelt’ are just some of the superlatives used frequently by critics worldwide. A towering work requiring gigantic mastery of the piano, Rachmaninoff's 4th Piano…

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November 2017

CLASSICS: THE GREATEST: MUHAMMAD ALI

Saturday, November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Composed by Teddy Abrams, directed by Jubilant Sykes -- who also performs -- and featuring Rhiannon Giddens (founding member of the Grammy-award winning band Carolina Chocolate Drops), this immersive musical experience is a celebration and tribute to the extraordinary life and impact of a legendary athlete and humanitarian. TEDDY ABRAMS:  The Greatest:  Muhammad Ali JUBILANT SYKES, baritone RHIANNON GIDDENS, vocalist JECOREY ARTHUR, vocalist, rapper TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor SERIES PRESENTED BY BROWN-FORMAN CONCERT SPONSORED BY STOLL KENNON OGDEN PLLC and HUMANA FOUNDATION

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February 2018

CLASSICS: WAR + PEACE

Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Themes of heroism, bravery, lost companions and even life and death come together in a dramatic and moving program. Composer Sebastian Chang collaborates with Iraqui artist Vian Sora to create a new work based on Ms. Sora's personal experience. CHARLES IVES: They Are There RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS:  Dona Nobis Pacem, Mvt. 2 "Beat! Beat! Drums!" CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI: Madrigals of War and Love (selections) SERGEI PROKOFIEV:  Waltz from War and Peace SEBASTIAN CHANG:  War/Iraq collaboration with Vian Sora   ARNOLD SCHOENBERG:  A Survivor from…

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March 2018

Classics: KENTUCKY CLASSICS: Festival of American Music 1

Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Celebrating American roots with music featuring both Kentucky-centered music and featuring Kentucky-based composers and performers. AARON COPLAND:  Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo MICHAEL CLEVELAND, fiddle TYRONE COTTON, singer-songwriter PAUL KOWERT, bass BEN SOLLEE, cello LIZZIE NO, vocalist TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor

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April 2018

CLASSICS: BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTO

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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Three selections from the bedrock of the classical Romantic Era repertory. Hsu is described as " Horowitz right down to the brilliant-yet-delicate high-treble sonority." PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER CARL MARIA von WEBER: Overture to Oberon LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN:  Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 ROBERT SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 ("Rhenish") ANDREW HSU, piano COURTNEY LEWIS, conductor Classics Series Sponsored by Brown-Forman Concert Sponsored by The Arthur J. and Mary Celeste Lerman Foundation

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