CLASSICS: TEDDY TALKS SCHUBERT : SAT 30 OCT

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

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,

CLASSICS: SCHUMANN & BRAHMS: 20 NOV

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

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

SAT 8 JAN :: CLASSICS: YUJA WANG PREMIERES ABRAMS CONCERTO

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

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. CONCERT TALK at 6:45PM •  Concertmaster Gabriel Lefkowitz and Louisville

SAT 29 JAN at 8PM: CLASSICS: PINES OF ROME

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

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,

SAT 5 MAR at 8PM: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 1

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

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

SAT 12 MAR: FESTIVAL OF LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC 2

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

SAT 12 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 the Americas. Aaron COPLAND:  El Salón Mexico Gabriela Lena FRANK:  Concertino Cusqueño José Pablo MONCAYO: Cumbres  (First Edition Louisville Orchestra commission) Arturo MARQUÉZ:  Danzón

SAT 02 APR: SHEHERAZADE

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Hot off a series of triumphant concerts in Europe, rising star conductor Jonathon Heyward makes his LO debut with a radiant program. Powerhouse performer Benjamin Beilman also makes his LO debut as soloist in the savagely brilliant Violin Concerto No . 1 by Prokofiev. Beilman has delighted both audiences and music critics, with the New

SAT 30 APR: RECLAIMED TREASURES

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

The first in a multi-season exploration of confluence and influence, we explore works of Jewish and Black composers. Jewish composers ErnstToch and Erich Wolfgang 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

SAT 14 MAY: FANTASTIQUE

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

A thrilling season finale! First, Louisville’s own KiMani Bridges, now attending the Burns School of Music at IU, graduated from Dupont Manual and is a rising young composer. Then, composer Adam Schoenberg brings us a world premiere with his Automation -- a ground-breaking concerto for cello and pre-recorded cello, plus electronics and orchestra, and we