Blog – 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org Louisville's Fine Arts Station Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:31:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 http://wuol.org/wp-content/uploads/cropped-wuol-32x32.gif Blog – 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org 32 32 Michael Tilson Thomas in Louisville http://wuol.org/michael-tilson-thomas-louisville/ http://wuol.org/michael-tilson-thomas-louisville/#respond Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:55:57 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101634 Michael Tilson Thomas is an iconic conductor, whose lineage includes studies with Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein, and premieres of Igor Stravinsky and Pierre Boulez. As Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony and New World Symphony, it’s rare to see MTT conduct anywhere else, but Louisville will be afforded a unique opportunity to see […]

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Caroline Shaw’s Helping ‘Hands’ http://wuol.org/caroline-shaws-helping-hands/ Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:34:00 +0000 http://wuol.org?p=101509&preview=true&preview_id=101509 Riffing off a Baroque cantata, the Pulitzer-winner creates a beautiful and luminous musical balm.

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2017 Sweet Sixteen March Challenge http://wuol.org/2017-sweet-sixteen-march-challenge/ Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:33:13 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101531 The month of March is when some put their season’s knowledge of basketball, or for some their best guesses, to the test in a NCAA championship bracket. Sure, basketball is great, but when the name of a month is also the name of a popular genre of music, we had to do something. Join 90.5 […]

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New Music for Instrumental Partners http://wuol.org/new-music-instrumental-partners/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 21:37:21 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101515 The Instrumental Partners program has been growing by leaps and bounds these past couple of years. More people have been donating than ever before, and some listeners are finding creative ways to give back to our community through Instrumental Partners. Louisville composer Andy McLeroy decided to donate the pre-sale proceeds of his new album “Go […]

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Leontyne Price At 90: The Voice We Still Love To Talk About http://wuol.org/leontyne-price-90-voice-still-love-talk/ Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:32:00 +0000 http://wuol.org?p=101493&preview=true&preview_id=101493 Sherrill Milnes calls it "an avalanche of sound." Jessye Norman says it's "a cloud filled with silver." Singers and critics talk about the amazing voice of Leontyne Price on her 90th birthday.

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Take A Deep Dive Into yMusic’s Video For The Buoyant ‘Sunset Boulevard’ http://wuol.org/take-deep-dive-ymusics-video-buoyant-sunset-boulevard/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:41:00 +0000 http://wuol.org?p=101479&preview=true&preview_id=101479 Falling fast, jumping high and one stratospheric sky dive, are all themes explored in a new stop-motion animated video from the ensemble, yMusic.

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In-Studio: Kentucky Opera’s The Mikado http://wuol.org/studio-kentucky-operas-mikado/ Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:16:28 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101419 Returning for their final production of the 2016-2017 season, Kentucky Opera will preview their production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. Join us for the live, in-studio on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 12noon, in our Performance Studio at 619 S. Fourth Street. Free and open-to-the-public. Louisville Public Media members can reserve a lunch from […]

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In-Studio: Harlem Quartet http://wuol.org/studio-harlem-quartet/ Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:06:25 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101421 The Harlem Quartet has been around since 2006, with a mission to “advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.” Join us for the live, in-studio on Wednesday February 8, 2017 at 12noon, in our Performance Studio at 619 […]

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Special: A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood http://wuol.org/special-beautiful-symphony-brotherhood/ Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:49:47 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101406 A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood: A Musical Journey in the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. – Monday (January 19) 10am Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement. In this hour-long special from WQXR and […]

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A Year Of Listening Desperately: 10 Classical Albums That Saved 2016 http://wuol.org/year-listening-desperately-10-classical-albums-saved-2016/ Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:29:00 +0000 http://wuol.org?p=101394&preview=true&preview_id=101394 The contentious presidential election colored the listening habits of NPR's classical producer.

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