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The Instrumental Partners program has been growing by leaps and bounds these past couple of years. More people have been donating than ever before, and some listeners are finding creative ways to give back to our community through Instrumental Partners. Louisville composer Andy McLeroy decided to donate the pre-sale proceeds of his new album “Go […]

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Sherrill Milnes calls it "an avalanche of sound." Jessye Norman says it's "a cloud filled with silver." Singers and critics talk about the amazing voice of Leontyne Price on her 90th birthday.

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Falling fast, jumping high and one stratospheric sky dive, are all themes explored in a new stop-motion animated video from the ensemble, yMusic.

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Returning for their final production of the 2016-2017 season, Kentucky Opera will preview their production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. Join us for the live, in-studio on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 12noon, in our Performance Studio at 619 S. Fourth Street. Free and open-to-the-public. Louisville Public Media members can reserve a lunch from […]

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The Harlem Quartet has been around since 2006, with a mission to “advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.” Join us for the live, in-studio on Wednesday February 8, 2017 at 12noon, in our Performance Studio at 619 […]

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A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood: A Musical Journey in the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. – Monday (January 19) 10am Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement. In this hour-long special from WQXR and […]

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The contentious presidential election colored the listening habits of NPR's classical producer.

The post A Year Of Listening Desperately: 10 Classical Albums That Saved 2016 appeared first on 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville.

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In case you missed it, here’s what our first sign-on sounded like in 1976: Thanks to the University of Louisville School of Music Archive for transferring the reel to digital, and thanks to Chris Allman for mastering it for broadcast. And thanks to our friends, far and wide, for calling us with an anniversary greeting. […]

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A collection of historic photos from the earliest days of 90.5 WUOL. Courtesy of Louisville Public Media, University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections, and University of Louisville School of Music Archives.

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Flip through our first program guide from April 1977. Courtesy of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections.

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