September 28, 2010 - 8:00am
The Louisville Orchestra presents a special program of music this Friday, honoring our city's place in modern classical music history, as documented in the film, Music Makes a City, now playing in New York.
The fledgling Louisville Orchestra made a name for itself in the beginning by its commitment to commissioning new works by contemporary composers from around the world – part of a rich history that was the subject of the just-released documentary, Music Makes A City (see the NY Times review; the...
July 29, 2012 - 6:52pm
National Pet Memorial Day event to feature 'Medium' actress
Be they dogs, cats, snakes, birds or turtles, our pets bring out the best in us—and when they’re gone, their unconditional love is never forgotten. With this in mind, the International Association of Pet Cemeteries (IAPC) has designated the second Sunday in September as National Pet Memorial Day,...
August 29, 2010 - 3:30pm
It will be a great opportunity to catch one of the world's top violinists, Sarah Chang, who will perform this Friday night with the Louisville Orchestra as it kicks off the 2010-11 season.
The Louisville Orchestra kicks off its new season Friday, September 3, 8:30 p.m., at Whitney Hall with guest artist Sarah Chang, who will play Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto as part of the program. Chang began her career as an eight-year-old prodigy and has gone on to play with the world's...
August 23, 2010 - 10:34am
Plan your must-see arts events right now. Here's what's coming up in classical music, opera, and ballet this fall.
It's August, and even though the temperature is still hovering around 100 degrees, the season of sweating it out at outdoor festivals and buying $5 beers is over. Imagine the cushioned seats, the cool quiet auditoriums, and the hush before the curtain goes up. It sounds pretty good to me. Plus, the...
July 18, 2010 - 1:41pm
Catch singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds next Saturday at HullabaLOU Festival, bringing his wry songs and improvisational style to Churchill Downs.
Singer-songwriter Ben Folds will appear next Saturday at the HullabaLOU Festival at Churchill Downs. Folds is best known for his wryly humorous lyrics, piano skills, and a knack for witty stage banter during shows, as well as the ability to improvise.