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Those Rhapsodic Slavs

Posted  October 24, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Igor Stravinsky   The Firebird Louisville Orchestra Teddy Abrams, conductor Review by Annette Skaggs. Entire contents are copyright © 2014 Annette Skaggs. All rights reserved If Thursday night’s Music without Borders program, with every pew filled to capacity and beyond at St. Francis in the Fields, is an indication of how well the series will […]

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News and Arts Education

Nothing Less Than Extraordinary

Posted  October 23, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Alicia Moscoso Mendez, Martha Lidia Ajxup, Juana Herlinda Yac Salanic & Jennifer Thalman-Kepler.   Looking for Lilith Brings Their Guatemalan Partners to Louisville Text & photos by Keith Waits Entire contents copyright © 2014 by Keith Waits. All rights reserved. Looking for Lilith company members have been making annual visits to Guatemala for 10 years, […]

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Performing Arts

University of Louisville 2014 New Music Festival Welcomes Composer Bent Sørensen

Posted  October 22, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Danish composer Bent Sørensen   Entire contents copyright © 2014 by Arts-Louisville. All rights reserved. The term ‘classical music’ feels like a misnomer when it comes to contemporary composers writing new work for orchestras. Regular orchestra patrons accustomed to Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven are only rarely introduced to such fresh compositions, but the annual University […]

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Swing Your Razor High, Sweeney

Posted  October 20, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Jennifer Poliskie & Austin Lauer in Sweeney Todd. Photo-CenterStage   Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by Hugh Wheeler, based on a play by Christopher Bond Musical Direction by John Austin Clark Directed by John Leffert Review by Keith Waits Entire contents are copyright © 2014, […]

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Louisville Orchestra

Marching Forward: the LO Continues on the Path of Good Decisions

Posted  October 19, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Rehearsal for Carmina Burana Photo: Louisville Orchestra   Carmina Burana Louisville Orchestra Teddy Abrams, conductor Review by Chris Stewart Entire contents are copyright © 2014 Chris Stewart. All rights reserved Fall Friday nights in Kentucky elicit images of high school football games, church chili suppers, and hayrides. Even as an avid music fan, “orchestra concert” […]

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