January 15, 2013 - 3:21pm
As PBS prepares to air “Music Makes A City”, a story about the rise of the Louisville Orchestra in the aftermath of the 1937 flood, today’s orchestra is attempting a similar comeback.
The story of the Louisville Orchestra, and the role it played in distinguishing Louisville as a cultural center, is well known. After the Great Flood of 1937, highly sought after conductor Robert Whitney arrived in Louisville to build the orchestra. Despite the devastation left behind by the flood...
September 21, 2010 - 1:30pm
The North American Vexillological Association — which, you know, studies
flags — ranked the old one as one of the country’s top 10 city flags.
The current banner? Not so much
This article appeared in the September 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.