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April 2018

CLASSICS: PLAY STARRING JIM JAMES

Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

SAT 07 APR :: Jim James, lead and founder of the indie-rock band My Morning Jacket, joins with Teddy Abrams to create a set of 9 songs for band and orchestra. Including selections from his past and latest albums, and new material -- a brand new collaboration between James and Abrams. Teddy Abrams premiered Natural History by Michael Gordon at the 2016 Britt Festival. Requiring a massive array of musicians, singers, and dancers, the piece is an homage to the grandeur of…

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MUSIC W/O BORDERS: STRINGS, PERCUSSION + CELESTE

Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
The Temple, 5101 US HWY 42
Louisville, KY 40241 United States
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$20

12 APR 2018 :: At The Temple (Hwy 42) --This concert showcases the talents of the musicians of the Louisville Orchestra. Strauss’ Suite for Winds and Stravinsky’s Octet spotlight our exceptional woodwinds in two delightful works. Strings and percussion will venture fearlessly into the most intense and expressive work by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók for a powerful finale to the series. RICHARD STRAUSS:  Suite for Woodwinds in B-flat Major (selected movements) IGOR STRAVINSKY:  Octet BELA BARTOK:  Music for Strings, Percussion &…

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MUSIC W/O BORDERS: STRINGS, PERCUSSION + CELESTE

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center), 10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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$20

FRI 13 APR :: At The Jeffersonian -- This concert showcases the talents of the musicians of the Louisville Orchestra. Strauss’ Suite for Winds and Stravinsky’s Octet spotlight our exceptional woodwinds in two delightful works. Strings and percussion will venture fearlessly into the most intense and expressive work by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók for a powerful finale to the series. RICHARD STRAUSS:  Suite for Woodwinds in B-flat Major (selected movements) IGOR STRAVINSKY:  Octet BELA BARTOK:  Music for Strings, Percussion &…

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OGLE: STRINGS, PERCUSSION + CELESTE

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd
New Albany, IN 47150 United States
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$20

SAT 14 APR :: This concert showcases the talents of the musicians of the Louisville Orchestra. Strauss’ Suite for Winds and Stravinsky’s Octet spotlight our exceptional woodwinds in two delightful works. Strings and percussion will venture fearlessly into the most intense and expressive work by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók for a powerful finale to the series. RICHARD STRAUSS:  Suite for Woodwinds in B-flat Major (selected movements) IGOR STRAVINSKY:  Octet BELA BARTOK:  Music for Strings, Percussion & Celeste Teddy Abrams,  conductor

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POPS: THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON

Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

FRI 20 APR : Starring the incredible James Delisco performing the best of the mega-hit studded career of Michael Jackson, Windborne's THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON, the "King of Pop," includes "Thriller," "Billie Jean," "Beat It" and more. The performance features a full rock band with the orchestra! We reach back in time to present Michael's music spanning a 40-year career... including selections from the Jackson 5 all the way up to his recently released movie "This Is It!" Felicia,…

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COFFEE: BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTO

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

FRI 27 APR :: Pianist and composer Andrew Hsu makes his debut with the Louisville Orchestra performing a masterpiece. Plus we welcome guest conductor Courtney Lewis who is music director of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Lewis will lead the LO in selected movements from the intensely personal symphony. LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN:  Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 ROBERT SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C Major ANDREW HSU, piano COURTNEY LEWIS, conductor Series Sponsored by Hilliard Lyons Series Presented by…

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FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC: FREE RECITAL

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd
New Albany, IN 47150 United States
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Free

FRI 27 APR :: Robert Simonds, Principal Second Violin of the Louisville Orchestra performs a solo violin recital of all American composers at the Paul W. Ogle Center's Stiefler Recital Hall. With a selection that celebrates the American spirit, Simonds brings an incisive and passionate performance style to the music of today's rising stars. KENJI BUNCH: Aria   (1996) LUKE CISSELL: Perdition  and  She Calls to Me (2014) MISSY MAZZOLI:  Dissolve, O My Heart   (2011) MOLLY JOYCE:  Blue Swell  (2012) SAMUEL ADLER:  Meadowmountetudes #1  (1988) ELIZABETH KENNEDY BAYER:  I Lost My Livesavings…

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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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SAT 28 APR ::  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. 2   ANDREW HSU, piano COURTNEY LEWIS, conductor Classics Series Sponsored by Brown-Forman Concert in MEMORY OF SPENCER E. HARPER, Jr by Carol, spencer, III, and Grafton.

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May 2018

COFFEE: THE RITE OF SPRING

Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States

FRI 11 MAY ::  Two explosive and dramatic works will showcase the power of the Louisville Orchestra as Teddy Abrams closes the season with these 20th-century masterpieces. RICHARD STRAUSS:  Also sprach Zarathustra IGOR STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring ("Le Sacre du printemps") TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor Series Sponsored by Hilliard Lyons Series Presented by Treyton Oak Towers Coffee provided courtesy of Heine Bros.

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CLASSICS: THE RITE OF SPRING

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 12 MAY :: Ripping out all the stops for a powerful season finale! Teddy and the LO perform two of the most influential compositions of the 20th century. RICHARD STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra  IGOR STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring ("Le Sacre du Printemps")   TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor Series Sponsored by Brown-Forman

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