Over at the Question The Pop blog, new Louisville Orchestra Music Director and Conductor Teddy Abrams chats with Peter Berkowitz about his efforts to boost the LO. Read it here.
The recent news that the Louisville Orchestra had ended the season with a surplus was a pleasant surprise, given the manner years of deficits in the budget. Now the LO is taking it’s show on the road or at least to other parts of town, with a program called Music Without Borders. Michael J. Lambert has the story here.
KET is streaming “Music Makes A City,” the documentary about the founding of the Louisville Orchestra. You can watch it here.
Bob Bernhardt will conduct the Louisville Orchestra in a NightLites Insights program titled “Portrait Of Robert Schumann,” at the Brown Theatre on April 3 and again on April 4 at IUS. From the LO: “Robert Schumann was one of the most talented and revered men of his time – a masterful composer, powerful critic, husband to gifted pianist Clara, and mentor to a young Johannes Brahms. Bob Bernhardt takes you inside Schumann’s complicated life, debilitating depression, and the music that continues to move us.” Tickets start at $20.