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90.5 WUOL presents highlights from 2017-2018 Louisville Orchestra season, Thursdays from June 14th to August 2nd at 8pm, hosted by Daniel Gilliam. Teddy Abrams conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 from the season opener (sadly, no Yuja Wang), walks us through Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 from Classics 2, War + Peace on July 5th, Festival of […]

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The McGill/McHale Trio formed in 2014 after a concert at Bowling Green University in Ohio. Siblings Demarre and Anthony McGill both hold top positions in their orchestras: Demarre is the principal flutist of the Seattle Symphony and Anthony is the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic. Michael McHale is one of Ireland’s leading pianists, […]

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Starting March 15th (8-10pm), you’ll hear the Los Angeles Philharmonic on 90.5 WUOL every Thursday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil are at the forefront of imaginative, diverse programming, and the 2018/2019 season marks their 100th anniversary. From the Top will move from Sunday evenings to Monday evenings (starting […]

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Saturday, February 17 at 1:00 PM Louisville Free Public Library, Iroquois Puppeteer Shawn Hennessey and violinist Sara Louise bring the story of Ferdinand the Bull to life in their interactive show with flowers, music, and singing. Come smell the flowers with us and listen to this classic children’s story as well as some other short […]

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Danish composer Bent Sørensen has won the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition for “L’isola della Città” (The Island in the City). Written for Trio con Brio, and commissioned by the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Trondheim Chamber Music Festival, the 25-minute work is for violin, cello and piano soloists and orchestra. It was premiered […]

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90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville presents the 2017 Holiday Choral Festival, featuring: University of Louisville Cardinal Singers Floyd Central A Cappella J.W. Tiggs Chorale Western Middle School for the Arts Advanced Choir December 3, 2017 at 7pm St. Stephen Church 1018 S 15th St Louisville, KY, 40210 Tickets at ticketfly.com and Louisville Public Media (and available […]

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American opera composer Jake Heggie talks about writing his first opera, Dead Man Walking, 17 years ago and hearing it since then, and his career journey and how he approaches the operatic art form.

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For the first time in almost two decades, the Louisville Orchestra is at it again with recording and commissioning new music. With their latest album, All In, the LO with Teddy Abrams present Unified Field, a new work of Abrams’ written for the Louisville Ballet, three songs with Storm Large, and Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, […]

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Backed by a classical trio, the beloved actor and comedian belts out Bernstein and Gershwin and recites American poetry and prose.

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Check out our new interactive website by Alexandra Kanik for our new educational podcast The Music Box. Our first episode is out and it’s all about The Golden Record. Interact with Holst’s The Planets and upload your own Golden Record plus enhance your learning with our episode activities.

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