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March 2020

FAMILY: PETER + THE WOLF

Saturday, March 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am
The Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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CONCERT CANCELED SAT 21 MAR :: The giant puppets of Louisville's own Squallis Puppeteers join the Louisville Orchestra on stage for a delightful telling of the family favorite tale of Peter, the Wolf, the Grandfather and the entire cast of musical characters. W.A. MOZART:  Overture to The Marriage of Figaro Edvard GRIEG:  "Morning" and "In the Hall of the Mountain King" from Peer Gynt  Gioachino ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell (finale) Sergei PROKOFIEV:  Peter and the Wolf NICHOLAS FINCH, conductor SERIES…

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Paristown: Peter and the Wolf

Sunday, March 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Old Forester’s Paristown Hall, 724 Brent Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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CONCERT CANCELED SUN 22 MAR :: The giant puppets of Louisville's own Squallis Puppeteers join the Louisville Orchestra on stage for a delightful telling of the family favorite tale of Peter, the Wolf, the Grandfather and the entire cast of musical characters. W.A. MOZART:  Overture to The Marriage of Figaro Edvard GRIEG:  "Morning" and "In the Hall of the Mountain King" from Peer Gynt  Gioachino ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell (finale) Sergei PROKOFIEV:  Peter and the Wolf NICHOLAS FINCH, conductor SQUALLIS…

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POPS: A TRIBUTE TO ABBA

Saturday, March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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CONCERT CANCELED SAT 28 MAR 2020 :: ARRIVAL FROM SWEDEN is the world's greatest ABBA tribute band.  They perform ABBA hits with the passion and happiness of the original 70s supergroup. This is the only tribute group that tours with members of the original backup band and sells out arena shows all over the world (including Sweden)! MAMMA MIA! It's time for you to bring out your inner dancing queen and have fun at the LO POPS. BOB BERNHARDT, conductor…

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April 2020

COFFEE: RACHMANINOFF 2nd

Friday, April 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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CONCERT CANCELED FRI 10  APR 2020  :: Passionate and yearning, Rachmaninoff's Second Symphony builds in waves of emotional intensity from the menacing growl of the opening strings to the powerful chorus of brass at the end. Don't miss a note as the young, dynamic conductor of the Fresno Philharmonic takes the podium in her Louisville debut. CONCERT TALK: Starting at 10AM in Whitney Hall, the LO, together with WUOL, offers a free, pre-concert discussion hosted by radio program direction Daniel…

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CLASSICS: BEETHOVEN + RACHMANINOFF

Saturday, April 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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CONCERT CANCELED 11 APR 2020 :: Passionate and yearning, Rachmaninoff's Second Symphony builds in waves of emotional intensity from the menacing growl of the opening strings to the powerful chorus of brass at the end. Plus, we celebrate Beethoven's 250th "birthday" with his witty and buoyantly inventive Eighth Symphony. The concert opens with the 2013 composition about Detroit's massive River Rouge Ford Motor Company manufacturing plant. Fascinated by the industrial and social history of the city of Detroit, Mazzoli transforms the “grit…

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POPS: MICHAEL CAVANAUGH PLAYS

Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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CONCERT CANCELED FRI 17 APR 2020  ::  Michael Cavanaugh is the new voice of the American Rock + Roll Songbook.  Hand-picked by Billy Joel to portray the Piano Man in his Broadway Musical, Movin' Out, Cavanaugh has the mad piano skills and the charisma to bring audiences to their feet.  Cavanaugh and the Louisville Orchestra, alongside his energetic band, will pay tribute to Sir Elton John's greatest hits, including "Rocket Man," "Tiny Dancer," "Candle in the Wind," "Crocodile Rock," "Bennie and the…

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PARISTOWN: THE BLUE HOUR

Friday, April 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Old Forester’s Paristown Hall, 724 Brent Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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FRI 24 APR 2020 ::  A slim volume of poetry has inspired five women to compose a lyrical, introspective song cycle that unflinchingly explores memories of a lifetime. Joys and regrets, images and ideas tumble through 38 songs based on the work of poet Carolyn Forché. In a time when we are seeing masses of people dehumanized — by war, displacement, poverty — these composers are looking here at a single life, the beautiful detail of one human existence. There…

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CLASSICS: CONCERTO FOR ORCHESTRA

Saturday, April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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25 APR 2020 :: Composed by Rachel Grimes, Angélica Negrón, Shara Nova, Caroline Shaw, and Sarah Kirkland Snider on a text by American poet Carolyn Forché, The Blue Hour seeks the precious individual in the rush of the difficulties of life on our Earth. Béla Bartók's massive Concerto For Orchestra is his last completed work and is a wondrous celebration of life that vibrantly showcases various instruments and instrument groups from start to finish. The Hungarian composer wrote this showpiece for…

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May 2020

THU 21 MAY :: WUOL Broadcast Concert :: Bernstein at 100

Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THU 21 MAY at 8PM :: Enjoy the Louisville Orchestra on the air! Classical 90.5 FM WUOL presents a broadcast series of past LO performances on Thursdays at 8pm hosted by Daniel Gilliam. "BERNSTEIN AT 100" -- This week's broadcast concert of the Brown-Forman Classics Series was performed on  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at The Kentucky Center, Louisville KY. PROGRAM Leonard BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide Leonard BERNSTEIN Symphony No. 1, “Jeremiah” ....1.  Prophecy ....2. Profanation ....3. Lamentation Leonard BERNSTEIN:  Hashkiveinu…

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THU 28 MAY :: WUOL Broadcast :: Mozart Requiem

Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THU 28 MAY at 8PM :: Enjoy the Louisville Orchestra on the air! 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville presents a broadcast series of past LO performances on Thursdays at 8pm hosted by Daniel Gilliam. Claudio MONTEVERDI (John Kilpatrick Edition):   Vespers of 1610 (“Vespers of the Blessed Virgin”) • Louisville Chamber Choir I.     Deus in Adjutorium II.    Dixit Dominus IV.   Laudate Pueri Domine VI.   Laetatus Sum VIII. Nisi Dominus X.    Lauda Jerusalem XIII.  Magnificat W.A. MOZART (Sussmayr Edition):   Requiem,…

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