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Saturday, February 17 at 1:00 PM Louisville Free Public Library, Iroquois Puppeteer Shawn Hennessey and violinist Sara Louise bring the story of Ferdinand the Bull to life in their interactive show with flowers, music, and singing. Come smell the flowers with us and listen to this classic children’s story as well as some other short […]

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Danish composer Bent Sørensen has won the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition for “L’isola della Città” (The Island in the City). Written for Trio con Brio, and commissioned by the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Trondheim Chamber Music Festival, the 25-minute work is for violin, cello and piano soloists and orchestra. It was premiered […]

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90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville presents the 2017 Holiday Choral Festival, featuring: University of Louisville Cardinal Singers Floyd Central A Cappella J.W. Tiggs Chorale Western Middle School for the Arts Advanced Choir December 3, 2017 at 7pm St. Stephen Church 1018 S 15th St Louisville, KY, 40210 Tickets at ticketfly.com and Louisville Public Media (and available […]

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American opera composer Jake Heggie talks about writing his first opera, Dead Man Walking, 17 years ago and hearing it since then, and his career journey and how he approaches the operatic art form.

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For the first time in almost two decades, the Louisville Orchestra is at it again with recording and commissioning new music. With their latest album, All In, the LO with Teddy Abrams present Unified Field, a new work of Abrams’ written for the Louisville Ballet, three songs with Storm Large, and Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, […]

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Backed by a classical trio, the beloved actor and comedian belts out Bernstein and Gershwin and recites American poetry and prose.

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Check out our new interactive website by Alexandra Kanik for our new educational podcast The Music Box. Our first episode is out and it’s all about The Golden Record. Interact with Holst’s The Planets and upload your own Golden Record plus enhance your learning with our episode activities.

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Sayá Sangidorj is a pianist from Mongolia, and was the first Mongolian artist to play solo at Carnegie Hall. She’ll be in town to play at the University of Louisville on August 25th, but will be giving a preview of the concert on August 24th at noon in the Performance Studio of 90.5 WUOL. It’s […]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson joins host Elliott Forrest for an hour-long exploration of Gustav Holst’s 20th-century masterpiece “The Planets” and how it contrasts and compares to our own solar system. Sunday, August 20th at 8pm “You realize quickly that this set of seven movements was not inspired by the planets themselves, but by the mythology that […]

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What better way to watch the eclipse on Monday, August 21st, than with amazing music to accompany this momentous event. 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville will provide your soundtrack for the eclipse, including Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata during totality. If you don’t have our app, get it here, grab some earbuds and approved eyewear, and get ready […]

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