In 2014, Thai guitarist Ekachai Jearakul won the prestigious International Concert Artist Competition from the Guitar Foundation of America. He’ll be in Louisville to play at the University of Louisville, and perform a live in-studio here at Classical 90.5 on October 6th at 2pm.
Free and open-to-the-public. Doors open at 1:45pm.
On Friday, May 15, Osmo Vänskä will lead the Minnesota Orchestra in a concert of Beethoven masterworks that will prominently feature Cuban artists. In addition to Beethoven’s Overture to Egmont and Eroica Symphony, they’ll be joined by the Cuban National Choir, Coro Vocal Leo and pianist Frank Fernandez for Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.
The Saturday, May 16 concert includes the unforgettably Mediterranean melodies that comprise Leonard Berstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story as well as Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite.
These landmark performances will take place Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at 8pm on Classical 90.5 and wuol.org!
Cellist Anne Richardson returns to WUOL for a live performance on Thursday, January 3rd, at noon. Doors open at 11:45am and the recital starts at noon. Free and open to the public. LPM members can reserve a seat by calling (502) 814-6565. Pianist Deborah Dierks will accompany Ms. Richardson on Elgar’s stunning Cello Concerto. The concert will also include a solo cello suite by Bach, and music by Cassado, Piatagorsky and Walton. Anne Richardson is a past winner of the Classical 90.5/PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition.