Where The Wild Things Are
A Classical 90.5 Original Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak Narrator: Lucas Adams of Stage One Family Theater Music: Overture to Don Giovanni – Capella Istropolitana conducted by Barry Wordsworth Produced by Sara Soltau used with permission of Harper Collins Publishers Come see a film screening of the Children’s Opera Where the […]
Share Your Story Winners!
Listen to Hadley Thompson and Mackenzie Berry below: visit wuol.org/shareyourstory for details Hadley Thompson’s story is inspired by Hector Berlioz’s “March to the Scaffold” from Symphonie Fantistique, James Levine conducts the Berlin Philharmonic. Hadley is a 7th grader at Hazelwood Middle School in New Albany, IN ________________________________________________________ “Those Who Wish to Be You Are Likely […]
On June 15, 1933, Frederick Stock and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra premiered Florence Price’s Symphony in E Minor in front of a packed house at the Auditorium Theatre. That night Price became the first African American woman to earn such a distinguished premiere. In a certain sense, the event mirrored Jackie Robinson’s heroic Major League […]
Nature and Music
This week we’re learning all about music and nature. Join us for our free event on the Waterfront’s Harbor Lawn! Rescheduled to AUGUST 1st 6 – 10 p.m. due to rain! Kites and Classical Kite Building with KMAC, picnic food and drinks for sale from Wiltshire Pantry, and beautiful music from Classical 90.5 to accompany […]
Pinchas Zukerman’s Recording Career
Pinchas Zukerman’s recording career spans almost 50 years and over 100 recordings. He’s been nominated for a Grammy 21 times, and has won two of them. Now Deutsche Grammophon is re-releasing some of his best work with the prolific German recording company, and his work on the Philips label, in a limited edition, 22-disc set. […]
1953 LO Program : Look into the Past
Below is an original 1953 Louisville Orchestra Program. Violinist Ruth French (Ruth Scott in the program) shared this program from her beginning years with the Orchestra. Hear more of her story here.
Video: Ben Sollee and Jacob Elementary
In-Studios: Phillip de Fremery & Trio Harmonia
A Poet of Words and Music
We don’t hear the name Agustin Barrios (1884-1944) much today, but in his home country of Paraguay – and in certain guitar circles – he is still revered. Guitarist John Williams once said of Barrios “…is the best of the lot, regardless of era. His music is better formed, it’s more poetic, it’s more everything!” […]