Teddy’s tenth gala

Thursday, April 18, 2024
View Pointe Hall | Muhammad Ali Center


Join us at “Teddy’s Tenth Gala” to commemorate a remarkable decade of Teddy Abrams’ leadership with the Louisville Orchestra, a tenure marked by groundbreaking innovation, unparalleled access to music for the Louisville community, and unwavering commitment to musical excellence. This gala is a celebration of the transformative power of music and the community it fosters. Under Teddy’s direction, the Orchestra has not only performed world-class concerts but has also deeply engaged with the Louisville community, making classical music accessible to all. As we look back on ten years of artistic achievements and forward to the future, “Teddy’s Tenth Gala” is an opportunity to honor the past, revel in the present, and inspire support for the Orchestra’s continued journey. This night is a tribute to the vision that has propelled the Louisville Orchestra to new heights, and every ticket, every table sold, strengthens our ability to continue this mission. Celebrate with us, for every note played, every melody shared, brings us closer together, creating a legacy of music and community that resonates beyond the concert hall.

This special Gala event, happening at View Pointe Hall at the Muhammad Ali Center on April 18, 2024 starting at 5:00PM, promises an unforgettable experience with a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, followed by the splendid performance of Beethoven’s Ninth at Whitney Hall. Culminate your night with a vibrant after-party, all while supporting the Orchestra’s enduring commitment to innovation, access, and musical excellence. Secure your table today and be part of a legacy that resonates beyond the music.


Schedule of Events:

5:00PM Cocktail Reception at Muhammad Ali Center

6:00PM Dinner at View Pointe Hall at Muhammad Ali Center

8:00PM Beethoven’s Ninth & Teddy’s Tenth Celebration Concert at Whitney Hall

9:30PM After Party at Muhammad Ali Center


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Photos from The Louisville Orchestra’s 2023 Gala Event

With Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

We extend our deepest gratitude to our esteemed sponsors and co-chairs who have generously supported the Louisville Orchestra’s mission. Your unwavering support fuels our commitment to musical innovation and excellence.


Christina L. Brown
Owsley & Victoire Brown
Brown-Forman Corporation
Gill & Augusta Holland
James & Marianne Welch
William & Susan Yarmuth
Ambassador Matthew Barzun and Brooke Brown Barzun


Lee & Rosemary Kirkwood
Jim & Irene Karp
Jeff & Paula Roberts
Vivian Ruth Sawyer
Michael and Erin Trager-Kusman
Eleanor Bingham-Miller
Hardscuffle, Inc.
Nana Lampton

Artistic Chairs

Michael Tilson Thomas
Jim James
Storm Large
Matthew Oberstein


Join this distinguished group in supporting the Louisville Orchestra.
Explore exclusive sponsorship opportunities and benefits designed for our most generous patrons.
Contact Jessica Underwood, Assistant Director of Development