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The 2016 New Music Festival at the University of Louisville opens this evening with several faculty members from Conservatory of Castilla-La Mancha presenting a program at the Rauch Planetarium. The festival also features Mexican-American composer Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, a professor from Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. In an interview with Daniel Gilliam, Sanchez-Gutierrez talked […]

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Violinists carry their own, familiar instrument to every concert. Pianists may play different pianos, with different characteristics, but generally all pianos work the same way. Organists have the peculiar challenge of learning an entirely new instrument, each time they perform. For Christopher Houlihan, this is a lengthy process. Daniel Gilliam talks with Houlihan about discovering […]

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Inspired by Langston Hughes’ “Let America be America Again,” pianist Lara Downes’ latest album on Sono Luminus label explores the rich diversity of music in our country, as an expression of the American dream. You’ll hear the music of Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Morton Gould, Scott Joplin, Angélica Negrón, Florence Price, […]

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Jennifer Koh has been known for her new music recordings, but also her Bach, and now Tchaikovsky. She sees herself as an omnivorous musician who can love Tchaikovsky and new music equally. Her new album of all Tchaikovsky was released September 9, 2016 on the Cedille label, and is our Featured Album this week.

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In West Louisville on South 28th street there’s a blue house, walk past it and you’ll hear the faint sound of violins. Go in and you’ll find a Suzuki after school program that’s giving kids a positive activity with clear benefits to their grades and success. But that’s a first glance. Ask a few questions […]

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(Photo credit: Jerry Metellus) Daniel Gilliam talks to Donato Cabrera, guest conductor with the Louisville Orchestra for an all-Dvorak concert, featuring cellist Amit Peled. And they also talked about juicing (yeah, that juicing.)

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It’s that time of year, again, to show your support for the music that makes a difference in your life and the life of our community. Give to 90.5 WUOL during the Fall Drive, at $20 a month of more and we’ll give you a mug, perfect for whatever beverage keeps your warm this winter.

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Take Note is back this week on Classical 90.5. Tune in Monday through Thursday to learn what Aaron, Andrew, Jack, and Lindsey love about classical music. Can’t wait?! Listen here:

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Ferdinand The Bull October 1st at 10am & 1pm Highlands Community Campus (HCC) 1228 E. Breckinridge St. Louisville, KY  40204 This is a musical performance and suitcase puppet show of Ferdinand, the original a children’s book with words by Munro Leaf and drawings by Robert Lawson. Classical 90.5’s education programs manager, Sara Soltau, holds a masters […]

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