WUOL was on hand to record the Louisville Orchestra pre-concert conversation, hosted by Scott Dowd, immediately prior to the “St. Petersburg” concert on March 18, 2011. Also present were Maestro Jorge Mester and John Hausmann, a Shostakovich scholar at the University of Louisville School of Music. The concert, performed in Whitney Hall, included Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and the Shostakovich Symphony No. 8.
Listen to the pre-concert conversation here: