OPENING NIGHT: SWING, SWAGGER & SWAY

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

From smoky blues to exuberant big band, Opening Night: Swing, Swagger & Sway is a big and brassy tribute to jazz by Teddy and the LO. Wynton Marsalis’ concerto was

TEDDY TALKS SCHUMANN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Radical Romanticism. Creating passionate music that is brilliantly crafted, Robert Schuman was still a tortured soul who died in an asylum. For this work, his most innovative symphony, Schumann fused

CLASSICS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S 4th

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

The drama of fate, creation, and destiny lifts this program to celestial heights. We welcome guest conductor Ruth Reinhardt -- assistant conductor of the Dallas Symphony, Dudamel Fellow at the

CLASSICS: FIFTHS OF BEETHOVEN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

When do two "Fifths" make the whole world take notice? When they are Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Fifth Piano Concerto. Beethoven makes his piano solo part soar with

CLASSICS: THE GILDED AGE OF PARIS AND VIENNA

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Guest conductor Alasdair Neale turns our hearts to the charms of Vienna and the gilded sheen of Paris before WW1. Maurice Ravel looked to the simple sources of the Viennese

CLASSICS: FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC: Journeys of Faith

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Creating music to honor her family, Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth (winner of the 2022 Grawemeyer Award) was inspired by the multi-ethnic origins of her grandfather to create a musical river

CLASSICS: RACH & BARTOK

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Lean, moody, and melancholic… here in the Third Symphony you find the ‘other’ Rachmaninoff. The composer presents melodies that do not burst into heart-wrenching flights but toy around the edges

CLASSICS: FROM SILENCE TO SPLENDOR

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

For the first time in decades, the monumental Symphony No. 7 by Anton Bruckner will be performed by the Louisville Orchestra. Bruckner seemed to become a composer of symphonies overnight