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The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center)

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10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States

October 2019

MUSIC W/out BORDERS: CLASSICAL CORNERSTONES

Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center), 10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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THU 3 OCT 2019 :: The Jeffersonian :: Offering a virtuosic bag of tricks for a violinist, Stravinsky’s concerto, written in 1913, has a fresh delight with every page turn. This dazzling work is paired with one of only two symphonies that W.A. Mozart wrote in a minor key. The persistence of that dark tonality creates a yearning that carries through the work. One of the icons of the Classical era, Mozart’s 40th shows the composer’s intensely expressive heart and…

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November 2019

MUSIC W/out BORDERS: HAYDN’S SURPRISE!

Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
The Jeffersonian (formerly Jeffersontown Community Center), 10617 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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THU 7 NOV 2019: The Jeffersonian :: It's easy for music lovers to find delight in Mendelssohn’s energetic fairy-tale music or enjoy the silly “surprise” of one of Haydn’s greatest symphonies. So here we are having fun. How about one more surprise? The theme that Brahms thought was by Haydn … is not. Felix MENDELSSOHN: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream Franz Joseph HAYDN: Symphony No. 94 (“Surprise”) Johannes BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn Gabriel Lefkowitz, conductor…

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March 2020

MUSIC W/out BORDERS: A SOLDIER’S TALE

Thursday, March 5, 2020 @ 8:00 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: Created as a theatrical work "to be read, played, and danced" by three actors and a narrator, A Soldier's Tale is a Russian folk tale that will come to life through David Bridel's cast of life-sized puppets. Plus French composer Ravel's gentle tribute to friends lost in WW I, Le Tombeau de Couperin is performed with the composer's small ensemble orchestration. American composer Sarah Kirkland Snider wrote Hireath to express the deep longing for…

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