December 1, 2010 - 12:01am
Whether its classical, sacred, or pops, some people need a little music to help ring in the season. Here's a guide to upcoming holiday music events in Louisville.
If you start feeling a little like Charlie Brown at this time of year, yearning for something seasonal that doesn't require a trip to the mall, a festive concert might be just the thing to help you get into the spirit. Below is, I'm sure, only a partial listing of the holiday music offerings around...
November 18, 2010 - 10:00am
Yunah Lee commands this production of Madama Butterfly in the title role for Kentucky Opera. Puccini's exquisite melodies and an affecting performance make this a show not to miss.
Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly is the most performed opera in America, and while the music is undeniably beautiful, it is somewhat curious, considering how very poorly Americans come off in this heartbreaking story. Beginning with Pinkerton strutting about and proclaiming how it is...
November 18, 2010 - 2:21pm
Although it was dreary and raining outside, the atmosphere inside the Kentucky Center was abuzz with excitement for this once in a lifetime event.
Last Sat., Nov. 13, the world-renowned Moscow State Symphony Orchestra swung through Louisville during a nationwide tour to play a special engagement at the Kentucky Center's Whitney Hall. Conducted by the legendary Pavel Kogan, the orchestra played selections by Tchaikovsky, Grieg, and...
November 16, 2010 - 1:00pm
See what the Louisville Youth Orchestra gets up to when they're not playing big arenas with rock bands. Their fall concert is this Sunday at Ballard High School.
The Louisville Youth Orchestra follows up last month's triumphant appearance with My Morning Jacket with a performance this Sunday, November 21, 4p.m., at Ballard High School. For this fall concert, the young musicians return to the classics with selections from Beethoven's 3rd and 5th Symphonies,...
October 27, 2010 - 5:19pm
The Louisville Orchestra will present music from Brahms and Mahler at Whitney Hall this Friday night, Oct. 29, at 8:00 p.m. Soprano Hana Park will be a featured visting artist.
The Louisville Orchestra presents its next evening concert in the Classics Series Friday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m. This year has celebrated the great cities of classical music and the focus for Friday night at Whitney Hall is Vienna.