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October 2021

CLASSICS: TEDDY TALKS SCHUBERT : SAT 30 OCT

Saturday, October 30, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 30 OCT at 8PM • Kentucky Center • Using brilliantly simple, songful melodies, Schubert evokes the grandeur and expansiveness of Beethoven in this work of triumph and exaltation. For these reasons, Teddy chose this work for his next signature TEDDY TALKS concert. Franz SCHUBERT:  Symphony No. 9 in C Major, (“The Great”) TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN FOUNDATION CONCERT SPONSORED BY SUSAN CASEY BROWN

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November 2021

CLASSICS: SCHUMANN & BRAHMS

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 20 NOV at 8PM • Kentucky Center • Master of the keyboard, Mr. Osorio is admired and loved the world over. Our talented guest conductor leads a romantic program that carries both delights and opportunities for sheer transcendence. Louise FARRENC:  Overture No. 2 Robert SCHUMANN:  Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Witold LUTOSŁAWSKI:  Little Suite Johannes BRAHMS:  Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn (“St. Anthony Variations”) EDWIN OUTWATER, guest conductor JORGE FEDERICO OSORIO, piano SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN…

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January 2022

CLASSICS: YUJA PREMIERES ABRAMS CONCERTO

Saturday, January 8, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 8 JAN at 8PM • Kentucky Center • The “MUST-SEE” concert of the season. Super-star pianist Yuja Wang offers the world premiere of a concerto written by Teddy Abrams. Paired with the gorgeous Second Symphony of Sergei Rachmaninoff, this will be an unforgettable event. Teddy ABRAMS:  Piano Concerto (world premiere) Sergei RACHMANINOFF:  Symphony No. 2 TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor YUJA WANG, piano SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN FOUNDATION CONCERT SPONSORED BY HARDSCUFFLE, INC MS. WANG'S APPEARANCE SPONSORED BY GLENVIEW TRUST…

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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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March 2022

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:  Concerto for People of Earth and String Orchestra (world premiere, LO co-commission) Angélica NEGRÓN:  New work…

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CLASSICS: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 2

Saturday, March 12, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 13 MAR at 8PM • Kentucky Center •  A dazzling concert showcasing the variety and sophistication of music of Latin American composers and those inspired by the vibrant cultures of Central and South America. Aaron COPLAND:  El Salón Mexico Gabriela Lena FRANK:  Concertino Cusqueño José Pablo MONCAYO: Cumbres  (First Edition Louisville Orchestra commission) Arturo MARQUÉZ:  Danzón No. 2 George GERSHWIN:  Cuban Overture TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor SERIES SPONSORED BY THE BROWN-FORMAN FOUNDATION

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April 2022

CLASSICS: SHEHERAZADE

Saturday, April 2, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 02 APR at 8PM • Kentucky Center • Hot off a series of triumphant concerts in Europe, rising star conductor Jonathon Heyward makes his LO debut with a radiant program. He brings us Hannah Kendall's Kanashibari, which he premiered with the Seattle Symphony. Do you know that moment between sleep and waking when the world of dreams controls the body? Medieval Japanese priests dubbed that "kanashibari," literally "bound up in metal."  Hannah Kendall explores the terror and surrender of…

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CLASSICS: RECLAIMED TREASURES

Saturday, April 30, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 30 APR at 8PM • Kentucky Center •  The first in a multi-season exploration of confluence and influence, we explore works of Jewish and Black composers. Jewish composers Toch and Korngold fled to the US from Europe in the 1930s. R. Nathaniel Dett was one of the first conservatory-educated Black musicians in the US. Descended from escaped slaves, Dett was a touring pianist and renowned choir director whose sacred oratorio (written in 1934) is breathtaking. Ernst TOCH:  Notturno, (LO…

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May 2022

CLASSICS: FANTASTIQUE

Saturday, May 14, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 14 MAY at 8PM • Kentucky Center • A thrilling season finale! Louisville’s own KiMani Bridges, now attending the Burns School of Music at IU, graduated from Dupont Manual and is a rising young composer. Adam Schoenberg brings us a world premiere with his Automation -- a double concerto for cello and pre-recorded cello, plus electronics and orchestra, and we close with the wild and virtuosic Symphonie fantastique. Captivating his audiences with a “primer of technical feats” (New York…

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