January 28, 2013 - 4:52pm
Five new board members have been appointed as well as a new board president elect.
Shortly after the announcement of Robert Birman’s stepping down as CEO (which goes into effect on Friday), the Louisville Orchestra has announced further changes in leadership. In the board of directors meeting today five high-profile community leaders were appointed as new board members of...
January 14, 2013 - 11:47am
Robert Birman will step down as CEO effective February 1st.
After a whole missed season, bankruptcy, and lots of turbulence to go with it, the Louisville Orchestra has reached the half-way point of its 75th Season. With the start of a new year the orchestra will be starting anew with the stepping down of its CEO Robert Birman effective February 1st....
September 24, 2012 - 9:06pm
Beautiful performances by its three stars power this production of Kentucky Opera's Tosca by Giacomo Puccini.
The opening night performance of Tosca at the Brown Theatre marked the 60-year anniversary of Kentucky Opera in Louisville, a milestone marked by Mayor Greg Fischer's congratulatory proclamation before the curtain rose. It also marked the most welcome return of the Louisville Orchestra to the...
April 26, 2012 - 12:35pm
The Louisville Orchestra has been using social media to recruit new musicians. *UPDATE* The Louisville Orchestra has announced it will start hiring new musicians this month!
*UPDATE 4/25/12* The LO Management signed a one year bridge contract with the musicians today.*UPDATE* The Louisville Orchestra has announced it will start hiring new musicians this month!<
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Kentucky Opera presented its last production of the season, Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow. Full of fin de siecle excess and broad comedy, it's more musical theater than opera.
The Merry Widow, composed by Austrian Franz Lehar, is a light, frolicsome piece that concerns the romantic and monetary intrigues of a group of European aristocrats living the high life in fin de siecle Paris -- right before the world hurtles into the conflagration of war. That's what we know...