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 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org 32 32 Share Your Story! http://wuol.org/share-your-story-3/ http://wuol.org/share-your-story-3/#respond 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/ 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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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 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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Live: Macauley Chamber Competition Winners http://wuol.org/live-macauley-chamber-competition-winners/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:07:34 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101555 Each year the Chamber Music Society of Louisville hosts the Macauley Chamber Music Competition, and each year you get to hear the winners live on the radio. With all our construction and remodeling here at Louisville Public Media, though, we’re hosting the winners and live broadcast from Comstock Hall at the University of Louisville. Come […]

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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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Louisville Public Media Receives $100,000 Grant from PNC http://wuol.org/louisville-public-media-receives-100000-grant-pnc/ 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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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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