Fourth Annual Festival Of American Music

The Louisville Orchestra is performing two programs during its next Festival of American Music. The first is “Kentucky Spring,” featuring Louisvillian Rachel Grimes’ new folk opera “The Way Forth” and the Louisville Ballet’s “Appalachian Spring” by Aaron Copland. The second program is March 8 and 9. “The Jazz Influence” features two world premieres of works commissioned by the Louisville Orchestra as well as George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” performed by Music Director Teddy Abrams.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23 
AND MARCH 8-9

The Kentucky Center
8 p.m. | $20-$60

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Fourth Annual Festival Of American Music

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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