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 , 2014: Metropolis
, 2014: Metropolis
Louisville organist Tim Baker is featured in a cine-concert of Fritz Lang’s 1927 science fiction masterpiece,
. Enjoy this German classic as it is accompanied by Baker who will perform the adapted score on Comstock Hall’s grand pipe organ.
November , 2014: Ben
, 2014: BenSollee
Having gained critical acclaim across the globe, Kentucky native BenSollee
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 , 2015:
Capturing the gold medal at last year’s VanCliburn
International Piano Competition,VadymKholodenko
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 , 2015: Michelle
, 2015: MichelleDeYoung
Already one of the most exciting mezzo sopranos performing today, MichelleDeYoung
has achieved much critical success throughout the world. Collaborating with MichaelTilson
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 .)
(Photo courtesy of BenSollee
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