louisville orchestra – 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org Louisville's Fine Arts Station Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:49:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.1 http://wuol.org/wp-content/uploads/cropped-wuol-32x32.gif louisville orchestra – 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville http://wuol.org 32 32 Donato Cabrera on Dvorak http://wuol.org/donato-cabrera-on-dvorak/ Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:00:41 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=101090 (Photo credit: Jerry Metellus) Daniel Gilliam talks to Donato Cabrera, guest conductor with the Louisville Orchestra for an all-Dvorak concert, featuring cellist Amit Peled. And they also talked about juicing (yeah, that juicing.)

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1953 LO Program : Look into the Past http://wuol.org/1953-lo-program-look-into-the-past/ Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:08:11 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100602 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.  

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Ruth French on her years in the Louisville Orchestra http://wuol.org/ruth-french-on-her-years-in-the-louisville-orchestra/ Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:08:38 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100613 Ruth French shares pictures, newspaper clips, memories, and an original Louisville Orchestra program from 1953. She was a violinist in the Louisville Orchestra from 1949-1970 during the Orchestra’s commissioning project and First Edition recordings. She was 17 when she joined, the youngest member at that time.      

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Roy Harris http://wuol.org/roy-harris/ Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:07:15 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100584 In the 1930s, a small group of composers responded to the challenge of creating a truly “American” classical music, whose roots were planted as deeply in the soil of their country as Bach’s was in his. Of them, Aaron Copland may be the most iconic, but Roy Harris (1898-1979) made the deepest mark in the […]

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Roy Harris’ Connection to Louisville http://wuol.org/roy-harriss-connection-to-louisville/ Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:06:26 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100592 The myth that surrounds the person of Roy Harris is indicative of the effectiveness of modern publicity methods and the American desire for perpetuation of the age- old “rags to riches” story. In Harris’ case it is the rise from truck driver to “America’s Composer no. 1.” -from writings of Robert French Robert French teaching […]

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Louisville Orchestra Broadcasts http://wuol.org/louisville-orchestra-broadcasts/ Mon, 16 May 2016 13:23:36 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100545 The Louisville Orchestra broadcasts are coming to Classical 90.5, with select concerts on Thursdays at 8pm, starting May 19, 2016. We’ll post details about upcoming broadcasts on our Louisville Orchestra page.

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Louisville Civic Orchestra http://wuol.org/louisville-civic-orchestra-2/ Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:49:44 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100481 The oldest, continuously performing orchestra in Louisville is reviving an old moniker. What started as the Young Hebrew Men’s Association symphony in 1915, merged with the Louisville Civic Arts Association in 1930, a group that is also an immediate predecessor to the Louisville Orchestra. Over the years the Louisville Civic Orchestra (LCO) has undergone a […]

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Review: Mester’s Final Concerts with the Louisville Orchestra Colorful and Lyrical http://wuol.org/review-mester-final-concert/ Sat, 09 Jan 2016 14:40:00 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=100123 (Photo credit: Louisville Orchestra) The first Louisville Orchestra concert of 2016 also represented Jorge Mester’s penultimate concert as director emeritus of the Louisville Orchestra. Before the concert, Brad Broecker (LO CEO 2006-2009), who was crucial in securing the Maestro’s return to Louisville as music director following several tumultuous years, honored Mester’s two terms as music […]

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Audio: Teddy Abrams and Jubilant Sykes on Bernstein’s Mass http://wuol.org/audio-teddy-abrams-and-jubilant-sykes-on-bernsteins-mass/ Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18:55:37 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=99819 Leonard Bernstein composed Mass for the opening of the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, and commissioned by Kennedy’s widow, Jacqueline Kennedy. It was controversial at the time, taking the form of a Roman Catholic mass and interweaving new texts from Bernstein, Stephen Schwarz and even Paul Simon. Mass, a gigantic theatrical work, is an amalgamation […]

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Panel Discussion: Leonard Bernstein’s Mass http://wuol.org/leonard-bernsteins-mass/ Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:55:05 +0000 http://wuol.org/?p=99754 Join Daniel Gilliam as he moderates a panel discussion hosted by the Center for Interfaith Relations and the Louisville Orchestra on Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” and its spiritual implications. Panelists will include Louisville Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams, Cantor David Lipp from Adath Jeshurun and Father David Sanchez of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Butchertown. September […]

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