Remember, back in October, the hundreds of singers performing Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Louisville Orchestra? Here’s a fun behind-the-scenes video, from the good folks at Music Makes a City, about what it takes to pull off a performance on this scale.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on November 18
Our next broadcast of the Louisville Orchestra is coming up Thursday at 8pm, and features the monumental cantata Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, Spem in Alium by Thomas Tallis and more music for choir and orchestra. This concert put over 380 voices on stage, made up of singers from choirs across Louisville. Here’s the program from the concert and here’s Erin Keane’s review. The concert also showcased violinist Jeremy Kittel, with guest cellist Ben Sollee.
Caroline Shaw‘s Oculi Mei, received only its second performance with the Louisville Chamber Choir and Louisville Orchestra on this concert. Check out this episode of Meet the Composer and learn all about Caroline and her music.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on October 24
Tune in for the concert broadcast of the Louisville Orchestra, Saturday at 6pm, with guests Storm Large, Hudson Shad and Kevin Cole. Teddy Abrams led a concert with Richard Rodgers’ overture to Oklahoma, Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins, Gershwin’s New York Rhapsody and Copland’s Rodeo.
Listen to Kevin Cole’s Lunchtime Classics performance here:
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on October 9
The Music Makes a City team is starting to release webisodes updating their original film’s story, and highlighting new Louisville Orchestra music director Teddy Abrams. Check it out and watch their Youtube channel for more!
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on September 2
Don’t miss the last Louisville Orchestra broadcast of the season with Jorge Mester conducting Beethoven’s first and last symphonies, recorded in Whitney Hall with soloists Katie van Kooten, Rebekah Bortz Hardin, Daniel Weeks, Kenneth Shaw and the chorus which included singers from University of Louisville Cardinal Singers and Collegiate Chorale, Voces Novae and Louisville Chamber Choir.
And listen to this interesting segment from Radiolab on Beethoven and the metronome.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on April 22