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Festival of American Music II: The Jazz Influence

Friday, March 8, 2019, 7:00 PM

Louisville Orchestra presents Festival of American Music II: The Jazz Influence

Teddy Abrams is soloist on the piece for piano and orchestra that broke the barrier between classical and jazz. Rhapsody in Blue  by George Gershwin is the brilliant featured work on this Festival of American Music concert. LO commissions and premieres complete this exciting program.

GEORGE GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue for piano and orchestra
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS:  Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind  (3/9 concert only)
MARIA SCHNEIDER:  Selections from “Winter Morning Walks”
VALARIE COLEMAN:  “The Painted Lady”
TYSHAWN SOREY:  [World Premiere of an LO Commission] (3/9 concert only)
GABRIEL EVANS:  [World Premiere of an LO Commission] (3/9 concert only)

Measha Brueggergosman, soprano
Teddy Abrams, conductor

-Friday Concert Talk begins at 10:00 AM in Whitney Hall hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
-Saturday Concert Talk begins at 6:45 PM in Whitney Hall hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
-On Saturday the Bluegrass Motorsport Donor Lounge is open in the Mary Anderson Room before the concert and at intermission.

For more information visit www.louisvilleorchestra.org.
SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.
Ages:  All ages

Cost: $20.00* (Friday) and $27.00* (Saturday) *sales tax not included

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