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SOLI Chamber Ensemble from San Antonio Texas recently released a new album titled “Portraits.” This album features four newly commissioned works from composers Erich Stem, Peter Farmer, Elliott Miles McKinley, and Diego Vega. Composer Erich Stem is also Associate Professor of Music at Indiana University Southeast and produced the album at New Dynamic Records. It […]
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Sebastian was commissioned by Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra for a new symphony. Mr. Chang was in town for the performance and talked with Daniel Gilliam about the creative process surrounding his first major work.
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Violinist Jinjoo Cho joined us in the Performance Studio of Classical 90.5 to perform a concert on February 3rd. Ms. Cho received the gold medal at the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in September. The Gheens Great Expectations Program welcomed her and the administrator of the Gheens series pianist Jeff Jamner accompanied her. She […]
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Casey Cangelosi Michelle Frech recently joined Classical 90.5 as an intern. She is a student of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville studying Music Business. Over the next few months Michelle will be writing for our website, focusing on some of her interests which include percussion music. Award-winning percussionist Casey Cangelosi is an outstanding performer, composer, and […]
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Our award-winning special, African American Voices, returns this February. Listen at 10am and 4pm, or anytime at wuol.org/voices, for stories of courage and hope through music.
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Teddy Abrams led the Louisville Orchestra on Thursday and Friday in two symphonies: one premiere and the other one of the most performed since its premiere in 1876. The new work by Sebastian Chang, and commissioned by the LO, is his first major composition, clocking in at around thirty minutes. Titled Classical Symphony, it’s modeled […]
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The second season of Teddy Abrams’ music directorship with the Louisville Orchestra was announced tonight at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Where last season was programmed, roughly, half by Abrams and half by Music Director Emeritus Jorge Mester, 2015-2016 is mostly Abrams, with two concerts led by Mester. There is nothing restrained or […]
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Violinist Jinjoo Cho won first prize in the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in September, and will be in Louisville with the Gheens Great Expectations Series. Hear Ms. Cho perform a solo recital in the Performance Studio of Classical 90.5 on Tuesday, February 3 at 2pm. The event is free and open to the […]
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Italy owns an astonishing thirty percent of the world’s cultural heritage, according to UNESCO. Fine arts, architecture and design are maybe the best known treasures, but music, food and wine have also left a great legacy. Join Classical 90.5 host, Daniel Gilliam, on a twelve-day art, food and classical music lover’s journey to “Bella Italia.” […]
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Jim Wilhelm passed away on Jan. 18, 2015. He ran a grassroots arts awareness organization called Louisville Culture Vulture, and was a friend and guest of Smillie’s Picks with the late Thomson Smillie on Classical 90.5. The following remembrance was written by his friend Martina Nichols Jim Wilhelm, a Canton Ohio native was a Oklahoma […]
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