STAR WARS “RETURN OF THE JEDI”

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

ICONIC SCORE PERFORMED LIVE TO FILM The Louisville Orchestra will present Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert featuring a screening of the complete film with Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live to the film by the Louisville Orchestra. The concert will be led by acclaimed conductor Jason Seber Tickets on sale

COFFEE: SWING, SWAGGER & SWAY

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

From smokey blues to exuberant big band, Teddy Abrams opens the LO Classics season with a big and brassy tribute to jazz in the classics. Concert Program Wynton MARSALIS: Violin Concerto in D Igor STRAVINSKY: Symphony in Three Movements Teddy Abrams, conductor Tessa Lark, violin

OPENING NIGHT: SWING, SWAGGER & SWAY

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

From smoky blues to exuberant big band, this concert is a big and brassy tribute to jazz by Teddy and the LO. Wynton Marsalis’ concerto was described as “shades of Americana” by his collaborator violinist Nicola Benedetti. The music dips and dives through movements titled “Rhapsody,” “Rondo,” “Blues,” and “Hootenanny” to celebrate styles from Jazz

POPS OPENING NIGHT WITH KELLI O’HARA

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

We welcome the singing superstar of Broadway and Hollywood, Kelli O'Hara. Stage and screen star Kelli O’Hara has established herself as one of Broadway’s greatest leading ladies.  Her portrayal of Anna Loenowens in The King and I garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Grammy, Drama League,

COFFEE: TEDDY TALKS SCHUMANN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Radical Romanticism. Creating passionate music that is brilliantly crafted, Robert Schuman was still a tortured soul who died in an asylum. For this work, his most innovative symphony, Schumann fused 4 movements of a traditional symphony into one flow of music in a move that surprised the music-loving public of his time. Though the music

TEDDY TALKS SCHUMANN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Radical Romanticism. Creating passionate music that is brilliantly crafted, Robert Schuman was still a tortured soul who died in an asylum. For this work, his most innovative symphony, Schumann fused 4 movements of a traditional symphony into one flow of music in a move that surprised the music-loving public of his time. Though the music

CLASSICS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S 4th

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

The drama of fate, creation, and destiny lifts this program to celestial heights. We welcome guest conductor Ruth Reinhardt -- assistant conductor of the Dallas Symphony, Dudamel Fellow at the LA Phil, and guest conductor of orchestras here and in Europe. She's selected a powerful program for Louisville that features pianist/composer Timo Andres as the

HOLIDAY POPS

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Kick-off your Yuletide season with us! Guest artists and program to be announced but you can be sure that this will be a concert jam-packed with favorite holiday music and top entertainers to share the joy of the season! Bob Bernhardt, conductor

COFFEE: FIFTHS OF BEETHOVEN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

When do two "Fifths" make the whole world take notice? When they are Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Fifth Piano Concerto. Beethoven makes his piano solo part soar with freedom and brilliance but also shares the most tender nocturne in the sublime middle movement. “Beethoven’s Fifth” is called the most well-known music in the

CLASSICS: FIFTHS OF BEETHOVEN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

When do two "Fifths" make the whole world take notice? When they are Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Fifth Piano Concerto. Beethoven makes his piano solo part soar with freedom and brilliance but also shares the most tender nocturne in the delicate tension of the sublime middle movement. “Beethoven’s Fifth” is called the most