COVID admittance protocols are in place for all performances of the Louisville Orchestra. Mandatory masking for everyone age 2 and above. Either proof of COVID vaccination or a negative PCR test within the last 72 hours must be presented with a government issued ID or parent/guardian authorization for children age 5 and up. Antigen tests will be available at the door for those who arrive without the proofs.
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June 2021

Free Concert at Iroquois Park Kicks of the New Season

Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

24 Sep 2021...Teddy Abrams and the LO kick off the 2021-2022 Season with a free concert. Program details will be released.

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LO at the Drive-In:: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Saturday, June 26, 2021 @ 9:30 pm
Sauerbeck Family Drive-In, 2355 COMMERCE PKY Kentucky 40031 + Google Map
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The Louisville Orchestra offers you 3 free movie nights at the Sauerbeck Family Drive-In! Link to directions to Drive-In. We’re hosting three nights celebrating the music of JOHN WILLIAMS with free viewing of these family-friendly films. Compliments of the LO. Friday, June 11 at 9:30pm:  E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial:  SOLD OUT Friday, June 18 at 9:30pm:  HOOK starring Robin Williams:  Link to reserve tickets to Hook Saturday, June 26 at 9:30pm:  Raiders of the Lost Ark:  Link to reserve tickets to…

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July 2021

Waterfront 4th Free Concert with Fireworks

Sunday, July 4, 2021 @ 8:30 pm
Waterfront Park, 401 River Rd
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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MUSIC!     COMMUNITY!     FIREWORKS! Bring the entire family for a free, outdoor concert to celebrate Independence Day with Teddy Abrams and the LO. From "Stars and Stripes Forever" to the thrilling 1812 Overture, this concert is a community celebration at Waterfront Park. Starring the incredible talents of multi-Grammy-Award-winning musician SAM BUSH, this free concert will also feature performances by cellist Seth Parker Woods and Louisville's ninth-grade rap sensation Andrene Flowers. The Great Lawn at Waterfront Park, downtown Louisville Gates…

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September 2021

Free Concert Season Kickoff

Friday, September 24, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheatre Rd
Louisville, 40214
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MASKING IS MANDATORY.  All persons over age 2 years. There is no proof of vaccination or negative test required for this performance. Gates Open at 6:30PM. No Ticket or Registration is required. Fri 24 SEP at 8PM • Iroquois Amphitheater •  Teddy Abrams conducts a season kickoff concert that is free with no ticket required. The Louisville Orchestra performs music by composers featured throughout the upcoming concerts with an emphasis on the interesting and unique. Soloists in Schubertiade, composed by Teddy Abrams,…

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October 2021

CLASSICS: A CONCERT FOR UNITY

Saturday, October 2, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 2 OCT at 8PM • Kentucky Center • “UMOJA” means “unity.” Louisville native Valerie Coleman wrote her piece and titled it “UMOJA” as a gesture of love between good friends. As we strive to create unity within our families, our city, our nation, and our world, we present this concert as an embrace and lifting up of the joys and sorrows of our community. We search for healing connections and offer welcome to all. Local musicians join the orchestra…

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ESSENTIAL MINIMALISM at PARISTOWN

Saturday, October 9, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Old Forester’s Paristown Hall, 724 Brent Street
Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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Sat 9 OCT at 8PM •  Old Forester's Paristown Hall Exploring new sounds and new sensations in music that stripped down the elements of melodies, rhythm, and harmony ignited a genre known as “Minimalism.”  Starting in the 1960s and still influencing composers today, the style is inspired by Steve Reich’s groundbreaking Music for 18 Musicians, a masterpiece of early minimalism and a work rarely performed today. This style has been called "trance-inducing" or "hypnotic." There's no doubt that this is…

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MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS: BACKWARD GLANCES : THU 14 OCT

Thursday, October 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Comstock Hall at U of L, 150 West Brandeis Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208
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THU 14 OCT at 7:30PM • Comstock Hall, UofL • Teddy has created a fascinating program of 20th-century works that are patterned after styles from the past. Scored for three solo instruments (flute, oboe, and trumpet) and strings, the Capricorn Concerto is an early work by American composer Samuel Barber that was strongly influenced by J. S. Bach. A largely forgotten yet innovative composer who, as a Jewish Czech, died in a concentration camp, Edwin Schulhoff flips the numbers and…

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MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS: BACKWARD GLANCES : FRI 15 OCT

Friday, October 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center), 10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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FRI 15 OCT at 7:30PM • The Jeffersonian • Teddy has created a fascinating program of 20th-century works that are patterned after styles from the past. Scored for three solo instruments (flute, oboe, and trumpet) and strings, the Capricorn Concerto is an early work by American composer Samuel Barber that was strongly influenced by J. S. Bach. A largely forgotten yet innovative composer who, as a Jewish Czech, died in a concentration camp, Edwin Schulhoff flips the numbers and the…

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MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS: BACKWARD GLANCES : SAT 16 OCT

Saturday, October 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd
New Albany, IN 47150 United States
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Please note that the Ogle Center ticket office is off-line due to staffing issues.  No tickets are available online. Call the LO box office for tickets at 502.587.8681 SAT 16 OCT at 7:30PM • Ogle Center • Teddy has created a fascinating program of 20th-century works that are patterned after styles from the past. Scored for three solo instruments (flute, oboe, and trumpet) and strings, the Capricorn Concerto is an early work by American composer Samuel Barber that was strongly…

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POPS: MUSIC OF PROHIBITION : SAT 23 OCT

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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SAT 23 OCT at 8PM • Kentucky Center • Travel through the cabarets and speakeasies of New York, Paris, Berlin, London, and Louisville in the 1920s! Raise a toast to Josephine Baker, Kurt Weill, King Oliver, and all the daring music of the Roaring 20s. Raymond SCOTT:                         Powerhouse GOLDEN/KOHLER/POLA:            My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes DUBIN/GILBERT/WARREN:          Put a Tax…

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