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Bourbon Baroque is presenting Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, featuring flutist Leela Breithaupt, on September 14th and 15th at Old 502 Winery. Bach scholar, Dean Karns, will be on hand to discuss the music of Bach. Austin Clark and Karns stopped by Classical 90.5 with this preview
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For 12 years, the New York Philharmonic has been traveling to Vail, Colorado to present Bravo! Vail. For the next three Saturdays at 9pm, on The New York Philharmonic This Week! with Alec Baldwin, we’ll give you a seat on the grass for highlights from the most recent festival, featuring pianist Yefim Bronfman, oboist Liang […]
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The Music Makes a City team is starting to release webisodes updating their original film’s story, and highlighting new Louisville Orchestra music director Teddy Abrams. Check it out and watch their Youtube channel for more!
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John Rutter was born in London in 1945 and received his first musical education as a chorister at Highgate School. He went on to study music at Clare College, Cambridge, where he wrote his first published compositions and conducted his first recording while still a student. His compositional career spans both large and small-scale choral […]
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Kentucky Opera opens their 2014-2015 season with Beethoven’s Fidelio, and you can get an up-close preview on Lunchtime Classics, September 3rd at noon. Call (502) 814-6565 to reserve a lunch from City Cafe and a front row seat. Space will fill up quickly! Until then, check out this cover for an LP set of Fidelio […]
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Johann Christian Bach settled in London in the early 1760′s. Eventually called John Bach, the son of Johann Sebastian dominated the English music scene for the next 20 years. During the 1770′s the Symphonie Concertante was a popular musical form. Not quite a symphony, the form gave prominent roles to 2 or more instruments. Bach’s […]
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Our Lunchtime Classics series returns August 27. Until then we’re featuring some artists who have performed on past episodes. Bourbon Baroque, a local historically-informed performance (HIP) group, has just announced its new season. Founded in 2007 by harpsichordist John Austin Clark and baroque violinist Nicolas Fortin (photo), Bourbon Baroque: Louisville’s Period Instrument Ensemble specializes in […]
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Lunchtime Classics returns next Wednesday (August 27th) with LONGLEASH, a piano trio based in New York. Louisville-native John Popham (LYO alum) is the cellist, along with violinist Pala Garcia and pianist Renata Rohlfing. Details here for reserving a seat and lunch.
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Our Lunchtime Classics series returns in September. Until then, we’re featuring some artists who have performed on past episodes. Kentucky Opera was founded in 1952 by Moritz von Bomhard. Its first productions were presented in the Columbia Auditorium until 1964 when they moved to the Brown Theatre. The company later moved some performances to Whitney […]
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Mozart acknowledged how difficult writing for string quartet could be when he dedicated a set to the father of the nascent genre, Joseph Haydn, saying “They are…the fruit of a long and laborious study.” Haydn had created the “string quartet” about 30 years before Mozart’s work in the genre, and others (including Ignaz Pleyel in […]
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