Event: Classical Music Goes Pop!
Classical music is around us more than you think! From TV commercials, to famous movie scenes, to sporting event entrance announcements, classical makes our free time more dramatic and exciting than any of us could ever expect. Join Classical 90.5’s Daniel Gilliam and Salon97′s Cariwyl Hebert for a fun and laid-back evening exploring some of […]
Lunchtime Classics: Sempiternal Sounds
Harpist Louisa Woodson and trumpeter Ryan Gardner perform live on the next Lunchtime Classics, Wednesday at noon. Reserve your seat and lunch from City Cafe by calling (502) 814-6565 by Tuesday at noon.
The year 1934 was especially hard on the English music scene as it saw the deaths of three major composers from the UK; Gustav Holst, Frederick Delius and Edward Elgar. Gustav Holst is best known for the suite for large orchestra called The Planets. He wrote one symphony called the Cotswolds Symphony. First performed in […]
Bourbon Baroque and Bach Scholar Dean Karns
Bourbon Baroque is presenting Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, featuring flutist Leela Breithaupt, on September 14th and 15th at Old 502 Winery. Bach scholar, Dean Karns, will be on hand to discuss the music of Bach. Austin Clark and Karns stopped by Classical 90.5 with this preview
Artist & Machine, Border Spaces and Star Wars in
This week on Artsbreak: Ben Katchor speaks at KMAC as part of Press: Artist & Machine, 21c’s exhibition “See You at the Finish Line,” and Star Wars in 60 Minutes of Less at The Bard’s Town.
A Serial Play, Paintings by Sonny Ra and Lady Day
This week on Artsbreak with Erin Keane: Theatre 502 presents their serial play The Stranger and Ludlow Quinn in full, Louisville Visual Art Association shows paintings by Sunny Ra (pictured above: “Within Reach”) and Bunbury Theatre presents Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.
New York Philharmonic from Vail
Music Makes a City with Teddy Abrams
As Kentucky Opera prepares its production of Ludwig van Beethoven’s sole opera Fidelio, let’s look back at the work’s popularity through the years. When Beethoven’s Fidelio premiered on November 20, 1805, the house was half full. The performance was deemed a failure. The production was repeated twice and then dropped. The work returned to the […]