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  • Festival of American Music II on Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 11:00 AM, Whitney Hall
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  • Festival of American Music II on Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Friday, April 6th - Saturday, April 7th
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: Friday tickets start at $20.00 | Saturday tickets start at $27.00
  • Running Time: Friday: approximately 65 minutes | Saturday: approximately 100 minutes
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System | 502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
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Show Details

Louisville Orchestra 2017-18 Season


Andrew  Norman’s Play,  the 2017 Grawmeyer competition winner, is being talked about as the most important new work of our time.

Teddy Abrams premiered Natural History  by Michael Gordon at the 2016 Britt Festival. Requiring a massive array of musicians and dancers, the piece is a homage to the grandeur of the Pacific Northwest region of our country. Please note this piece is for the Saturday, April 7th concert only.

MASON BATES: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology

ANDREW NORMAN: Play
MICHAEL GORDON: Natural History  (4/7 concert only)

Jim James, vocalist (4/7 concert only)
Teddy Abrams, conductor

- Friday pre-concert lecture begins at 10:00 AM in Whitney Hall hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
- Saturday pre-concert lecture begins at 7:00 PM in the Mary Anderson Room hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
- The North Lobby will be open Saturday for LO donors to purchase drinks before the show and at intermission.


SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most evening performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.