90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org Louisville's Fine Arts Station Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:22:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://wuol.org/wp-content/uploads/cropped-wuol-32x32.gif 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org 32 32 Rachel Barton Pine creates magic with Paganini http://wuol.org/rachel-barton-pine-creates-magic-paganini/ Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:03:15 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101807 Violinist Rachel Barton Pine traverses Paganini’s ground breaking set of 24 Caprices with reverence for the bel canto – or “beautiful singing” – style of the composer’s generation. Playing on the ‘ex-Bazzini, ex-Soldat’ Guarneri del Gesù violin from 1742 – made by the same Cremona-based maker in the same year as Paganini’s own violin – […]

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In-Studio: Nada Loutfi http://wuol.org/studio-nada-loutfi/ Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:13:21 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101799 Pianist Nada will play selections from her new all-Brahms album on 90.5 WUOL’s next in-studio: Wednesday, June 7 at 12 noon. Louisville Public Media members can reserve a box lunch from City Cafe by calling (502) 814-6565 by June 6 at 12 noon. This event is free and open-to-the-public.

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Summer Listening Sign Ups Now Open! http://wuol.org/summer-listening-sign-ups-now-open/ Wed, 17 May 2017 19:12:36 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101767 Sign up to be a Summer Listener here. Louisville Public Media announces the 5th season of 90.5 WUOL’s Summer Listening, a free program designed to encourage parents and their children to listen to classical music together over the summer vacation. How it works Tune in to 90.5 FM or WUOL.org to live stream  our themed […]

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Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy’s World Became ‘Unstrung’ http://wuol.org/violin-stolen-prodigys-world-became-unstrung/ Wed, 17 May 2017 14:41:00 +0000 http://wuol.org?p=101657&preview=true&preview_id=101657 Min Kym had found her perfect partner in a 1696 Stradivarius — until it was snatched in a London cafe. She comes to terms with the loss in her new memoir, Gone: A Girl, A Violin, A Life Unstrung.

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Stories and Music http://wuol.org/stories-and-music/ Thu, 11 May 2017 16:44:52 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101746 We want to thank The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana for supporting our work in local elementary schools. We performed our touring show with Squallis Puppeteers this morning and had a blast with the kids at Fairmont Elementary talking about puppets, music, and how they bring stories to life.   We had a great time […]

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Share Your Story! http://wuol.org/share-your-story-3/ Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:31:41 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101646 Submit your story or poem inspired by a piece of classical music by May 1st. You’ll have a chance to record your story in our studios and then we can share it with everyone during Summer Listening 2017! Winners will be notified on May 8th. Open to all ages. You can submit stories online or […]

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Michael Tilson Thomas in Louisville http://wuol.org/michael-tilson-thomas-louisville/ 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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A Guitar for Katheryn http://wuol.org/a-guitar-for-kathryn/ Fri, 31 Mar 2017 17:43:29 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101603 About two weeks ago I got a message on my answering machine; it was rushed and out of breath and full of urgency. The man leaving the message was Scott Wade, a teacher at the ESL Newcomer Academy. Scott had a request from a student, Katheryn from El Salvador, who wanted a guitar. Luckily someone […]

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Nils Økland and Sigbjørn Apeland at Big Ears Festival http://wuol.org/bigears/ Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:49:06 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101585 Between sets of synths, turntables and experimental singing, I walked into a dim lit massive church in Knoxville, TN. I was surrounded by the droning of two organs at either end and a musician switching between Hardanger fiddle and violin near the altar. Each performance I saw at Big Ears Music Festival took me to a […]

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Caroline Shaw’s Helping ‘Hands’ http://wuol.org/caroline-shaws-helping-hands/ Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:20:00 +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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