90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org Louisville's Fine Arts Station Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:31:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 http://wuol.org/wp-content/uploads/cropped-wuol-32x32.gif 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org 32 32 2017 Sweet Sixteen March Challenge http://wuol.org/2017-sweet-sixteen-march-challenge/ http://wuol.org/2017-sweet-sixteen-march-challenge/#respond 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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Louisville Public Media Receives $100,000 Grant from PNC http://wuol.org/louisville-public-media-receives-100000-grant-pnc/ http://wuol.org/louisville-public-media-receives-100000-grant-pnc/#respond Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:55:19 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101542 Louisville Public Media announced today that it has received a $100,000 grant from PNC for classical programming on 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville. The funds will allow for expanded education outreach to foster and develop active participation in the arts through classical music. The grant will help 90.5 WUOL to broaden its presence across a variety […]

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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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Caroline Shaw’s Helping ‘Hands’ http://wuol.org/caroline-shaws-helping-hands/ Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +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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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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The Story of Ferdinand http://wuol.org/the-story-of-ferdinand/ Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:41:54 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101451 90.5 WUOL partners with Squallis Puppeteers  to tell a musical version of The Story of Ferdinand. Shawn Hennessey has built a wonderful suitcase puppet show to go along with the music and narration of Sara Soltau, our education programs manager. Sara performs“Ferdinand the Bull” for speaker and violin (music by Alan Ridout and words by Munro Leaf) […]

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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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Special: The Stradivarius of Singers http://wuol.org/special-stradivarius-singers/ Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:02:39 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101431 The Stradivarius of Singers: A Tribute to Leontyne Price Wednesday, February 1, 8pm One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-American artists were only just beginning to achieve major recognition in the operatic world. Price, who turns 90 in […]

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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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