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March 2020

MUSIC W/out BORDERS: THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Thursday, March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center), 10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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THU 5 MAR at THE JEFFERSONIAN: The Louisville Orchestra presents a world premiere presentation of an age-old story. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s folklore masterpiece The Soldier’s Tale (L’histoire du soldat) is reimagined with the composer himself in the role of the narrator. The main characters in the story are cast as puppets and a live dancer. Manipulating two puppets, the arch-creator plays out a drama in which the naive young soldier-musician struggles with the force of the wiser, older, fame-and-fortune obsessed…

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MUSIC w/out BORDERS: THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Comstock Hall at U of L, 150 West Brandeis Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208
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FRI 6 MAR 2020 :: Comstock Hall at UofL :: The Louisville Orchestra presents a world-premiere presentation of an age-old story. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s folklore masterpiece The Soldier’s Tale (L’histoire du soldat) is reimagined with the composer himself in the role of the narrator. The main characters in the story are cast as puppets and a live dancer. Manipulating two puppets, the arch-creator plays out a drama in which the naive young soldier-musician struggles with the force of the…

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MUSIC W/out BORDERS AT THE OGLE CENTER: THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 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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SAT 7 MAR 2020:: The Louisville Orchestra presents a world premiere presentation of an age-old story. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s folklore masterpiece The Soldier’s Tale (L’histoire du soldat) is reimagined with the composer himself in the role of the narrator. The main characters in the story are cast as puppets and a live dancer. Manipulating two puppets, the arch-creator plays out a drama in which the naive young soldier-musician struggles with the force of the wiser, older, fame-and-fortune obsessed devil. Who…

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COFFEE: FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC 2

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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PLEASE NOTE: This performance has been cancelled. Link to details HERE. FRI 13 MAR 2020  ::  The second of the Festival of American Music presents a program titled "Never Was. Will Be." We offer a world premiere of a trio of symphonic poems featuring the orchestra, a vocal ensemble, a jazz sextet, and  guest soloists composed by Louisville composer Jacob Duncan. Jacob DUNCAN:  War Prayers  - Based on a short story by Mark Twain Jacob DUNCAN:  Somnambulist in America -- Text by Langston…

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CLASSICS: FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN MUSIC 2

Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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  14 MAR 2020 :: The second of the Festival of American Music presents a program titled "Never Was. Will Be." We offer a world premiere of a trio of symphonic poems featuring the orchestra, a vocal ensemble, a jazz sextet, and guest soloists composed by Louisville composer Jacob Duncan. Mason BATES:  Art of War I.   Money as a Weapons System     II.  Two Worlds     III. On The March Jacob DUNCAN:  War Prayers  - Based on a short story…

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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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