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Christopher O’Riley is the host of NPR’s From the Top, heard Sundays at 6pm. While in town for a live taping at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, O’Riley talked with Daniel Gilliam about the level of talent on the show, how the performers are ambassadors for music, and his own recording projects.
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Join Classical 90.5 for an in-studio preview of Kentucky Opera’s next production: Showboat by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. Doors open at 11:45pm for the noon performance, Wednesday, February 3rd, here at Classical 90.5 (619 S. Fourth Street). Members can reserve a lunch from City Cafe by calling (502) 814-6565 by Tuesday at noon.
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Every weekday morning at 10:30 Alan Brandt presents the “Guitar Pick,” a musical selection that features the guitar in some form or fashion. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. On Wednesday, Alan played guitarist Giovanni De Chiaro‘s arrangement and performance of Scott Joplin’s Wall Street Rag. An […]
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Every weekday morning at 10:30 Alan Brandt presents the “Guitar Pick,” a musical selection that features the guitar in some form or fashion. It can be as a solo instrument, in a chamber setting or with orchestra. On Monday, Alan played a concerto by Antonio Vivaldi that has seen several different arrangements, including this arrangement […]
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(Photo credit: Louisville Orchestra) The first Louisville Orchestra concert of 2016 also represented Jorge Mester’s penultimate concert as director emeritus of the Louisville Orchestra. Before the concert, Brad Broecker (LO CEO 2006-2009), who was crucial in securing the Maestro’s return to Louisville as music director following several tumultuous years, honored Mester’s two terms as music […]
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Our next In-Studio features the baroque ensemble Les Ordinaires, January 14th at 1pm, here at Classical 90.5 (619 S. Fourth Street). Free and open-to-the-public. No reservation required. Les Ordinaires, meaning The Ordinaries to the king, made its debut at the 2014 Twin Cities Early Music Festival to critical acclaim. Comprised of leaders in the field […]
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The year had many highs and lows in the classical music world. And also many notable deaths during 2015. Conductor Kurt Masur was musical director at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the London Philharmonic and the New York Philharmonic. Masur will be remembered equally for his role during the last days of the Soviet Union. Although loyal […]
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