Summer Listening 2016

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Sign up below for Classical 90.5’s 4th annual Summer Listening and be immersed in music with us this July! All ages are welcome.

Tune in to our Summer Listening radio show Sundays in July from 1 – 4  p.m. Each week we’ll explore different themes. Click the images below to get resources and music for each week or listen here! (each page will be updated the week of the show)



American Music, July 3rd

Week 2: The Unheard on July 10th

The Unheard, July 10th









Week 3: Stories in Music on July 17th

Stories in Music, July 17th

Week 4: Wilderness Music on July 24th

Wilderness Music, July 24th







Join us for our FREE family friendly events:

Conducting Booth: July 3rd @ 5 – 8 p.m. — Make a baton and practice your podium skills with Classical 90.5 at The Louisville Orchestra’s 4th of July show on the Waterfront.

The Unheard: July 13th @ 12 – 1 p.m. — Listen to our live in-studio performance featuring works by women and minority composers played by local musicians.

Where the Wild Things Are: July 23th @ 1 – 3 p.m. — Watch a screening of the children’s opera Where The Wild Things Are by Knussen/Sendak plus Squallis Puppeteers/Classical 90.5 performance of Ferdinand the Bull. Crafts, LFPL reading corner, and Squallis Puppeteer meet and greet begin at 1 p.m. in the lobby. At The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.

Kites and Classical: July 28th @ 6 – 10 p.m. — Fly kites on the waterfront and watch the sunset over the Ohio while we listen to music hosted by Classical 90.5’s Alan Brandt and Daniel Gilliam. Kite making with KMAC and food/drink for sale from Wiltshire Pantry all on the Great Lawn.






Sign up for Summer Listening below! You’ll receive weekly emails in July with resources and information on events. You’ll also be entered to win tickets to the LO, Stage One, KY Opera, Louisville Ballet, or a gift certificate to Carmichael’s!


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We are on the 2016 Cultural Pass!

Find out more here


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