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    Diverse Perspectives Abound In the Upcoming Speed Concert Series
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    The Speed Museum may be closed for some glorious renovations until 2016 but its fantastic concert series soldiers on.  The 2014-15 season brings with it some wonderful and unique offerings.

    September

    14th

    , 2014: Metropolis

    Louisville organist Tim Baker is featured in a cine-concert of Fritz Lang’s 1927 science fiction masterpiece,

    Metropolis

    .  Enjoy this German classic as it is accompanied by Baker who will perform the adapted score on Comstock Hall’s grand pipe organ.

    November

    2nd

    , 2014: Ben

    Sollee

    Having gained critical acclaim across the globe, Kentucky native Ben

    Sollee

    returns home and to the Kentucky Center to share his distinctive musical style.  His songwriting and signature cello playing have drawn comparisons to Paul Simon,

    Bela

    Fleck and Andrew Bird.

    January

    18th

    , 2015:

    Vadym

    Kholodenko

    Capturing the gold medal at last year’s Van

    Cliburn

    International Piano Competition,

    Vadym

    Kholodenko

    has dazzled audiences the world over with his inspired musical interpretations.  Now 26 years old, he has been a figure on the international stage since his teenage years and currently collaborates with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra as its first artistic partner.

    March

    21st

    , 2015: Michelle

    DeYoung

    Already one of the most exciting mezzo sopranos performing today, Michelle

    DeYoung

    has achieved much critical success throughout the world.  Collaborating with Michael

    Tilson

    Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony in a recording of Mahler’s Third Symphony,

    DeYoung

    won the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Classical Album.

    Performance times and locations vary.  Tickets and more information about this season can be found online here.

    (Photo courtesy of Ben

    Sollee

    .)

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    Native Louisvillian, local musician, School of Music grad. Writing about the classical music scene in our lovely River City. If you have a question or want to debate Wagner, drop me a line on Twitter! "The only love affair I ever had was with music." -Maurice Ravel

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