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robertWhitneyIn a press release from today, the Louisville Orchestra announces its 74th season with a tie-in to the upcoming documentary Music Makes a City: A Louisville Orchestra Story by Owsley Brown, III and Jerome Hiler.  The 2010-11 season reaches deep into some of the works recorded and premiered, including centenarian Elliot Carter’s Variations for Orchestra, Martin’s Petite symphonie concertante, and Lutoslawski’s Fanfare for Louisville.

Other substantial works include Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, Dvorak and Shostakovich’s Eighth Symphonies, Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps, and Poulenc’s Gloria. Guest soloists include Sarah Chang (Fanfara), Lee Luvisi and Sharon Isbin.

The 2010-11 season promises to be one of the most exciting and varied in recent memory, with enough to talk about and expect.

Daniel Gilliam is weekday afternoon host (1-5pm) and program director at 90.5 WUOL, and director of radio for Louisville Public Media. Daniel Gilliam, program director, afternoon host 1-5p (director of radio, Louisville Public Media) has a multi-faceted role at Louisville Public Media, overseeing 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, audience metrics, and behind-the-scenes production work at Louisville Public Media. From 2010-2012 he was program director of Classical Minnesota Public Radio. He hosted and produced the award-winning series African American Voices, he’s the host for Louisville Orchestra concert talks, and a composer.