Yuja Wang with the
Louisville Orchestra

The Louisville Orchestra opens its 80th season with a special guest, classical pianist Yuja Wang, who will perform Rachmaninoff’s Fourth Piano Concerto. As a soloist, Wang is considered a superstar, picking up awards throughout her 20s (she’s all of 30 now) and was named the Musical America’s Artist of the Year for 2017. Also included in the program are Ford Lallerstedt’s “Mumbo! Jumbo!” and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. And in other Louisville Orchestra news, they have just released their first new album in nearly 30 years. “All In” will be released on Sept. 22.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

The Kentucky Center
8 p.m. | $27-$85

About the Author

Yuja Wang with the
Louisville Orchestra

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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