FRI 01 APR: SHEHERAZADE

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

A 28-year-old rising conducting star, Jonathon Heyward is acclaimed for his ability to connect with audiences. This program offers a balance of delicate beauty and exotic orchestrations. Hannah KENDALL:  The Spark Catchers Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  Sheherazade JONATHON HEYWARD, guest conductor Link to ONE MINUTE NOTE SERIES SPONSORED BY BAIRD CONCERT SPONSORED BY THE SCHADT FAMILY

SAT 02 APR: SHEHERAZADE

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

Hot off a series of triumphant concerts in Europe, rising star conductor Jonathon Heyward makes his LO debut with a radiant program. Powerhouse performer Benjamin Beilman also makes his LO debut as soloist in the savagely brilliant Violin Concerto No . 1 by Prokofiev. Beilman has delighted both audiences and music critics, with the New

FRI 22 APR: MICHAEL CAVANAUGH PLAYS MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

An amazing talent who puts 100% into every show, Cavanaugh has the mad piano skills and charisma to bring audiences to their feet every time! Come for the music, stay for the fun. BOB BERNHARDT, conductor MICHAEL CAVANAUGH, singer-pianist SERIES SPONSORED BY FRANK AND PAULA HARSHAW IN CELEBRATION OF BOB BERNHARDT'S 40th SEASON CONCERT SPONSORED

SAT 30 APR: RECLAIMED TREASURES

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

The first in a multi-season exploration of confluence and influence, we explore works of Jewish and Black composers. Jewish composers ErnstToch and Erich Wolfgang Korngold fled to the US from Europe in the 1930s. R. Nathaniel Dett was one of the first conservatory-educated Black musicians in the US. Descended from escaped slaves, Dett was a

FRI 13 MAY: FANTASTIQUE

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

A thrilling season finale! Schoenberg’s Automation is a double concerto for cello and pre-recorded cello, plus electronics and orchestra, and we close with the wild and virtuosic Symphonie fantastique. Captivating his audiences with a “primer of technical feats” (New York Sun), and his warm, lush tone “that might be described as something akin to rich

SAT 14 MAY: FANTASTIQUE

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

A thrilling season finale! First, Louisville’s own KiMani Bridges, now attending the Burns School of Music at IU, graduated from Dupont Manual and is a rising young composer. Then, composer Adam Schoenberg brings us a world premiere with his Automation -- a ground-breaking concerto for cello and pre-recorded cello, plus electronics and orchestra, and we

PATRON DINNER: Music Walk At Hermitage Farm

Welcome to the Hayloft at Hermitage Farm! Enjoy your evening of music and gourmet dining rain or shine. 5:30pm Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres 6:30 – 7:30pm  Music Performance 7:30pm Dinner created by 2022 James S. Beard Award Nominee Chef Alison Settle ….. Dinner includes passed hors-d’oeuvres, a salad course, entreé, and dessert — all dinner

RAIN DATE: MUSIC WALK AT HERMITAGE FARM

Hermitage Farm 10500 W. US 42 Hwy, Goshen, KY

EVENT CANCELED. We are so very disappointed that due to the incoming storms, we are canceling this event. All Tickets will be refunded to the purchaseR with a mailed check. Everyone was very excited about performing this unique event so be assured that we will reschedule at the earliest possible opportunity. Thank you for your

AMERICAN SALUTE – Glasgow Concert on the Square

Glasgow on the Square Green Street and East Main, Glasgow, KY

The Louisville Orchestra is pleased to present “American Salute,” a free, outdoor concert for the whole family in the Glasgow Square (Glasgow, KY) on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 pm (Central Daylight Time). A Glasgow tradition since 1999, this concert is now back and better than ever. The Louisville Orchestra will perform under the leadership

STAR WARS “RETURN OF THE JEDI”

Kentucky Center 501 W Main St, Louisville

ICONIC SCORE PERFORMED LIVE TO FILM The Louisville Orchestra presents 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 In Star Wars: Return