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  • War + Peace on Friday, February 2, 2018 @ 11:00 AM, Whitney Hall
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  • War + Peace on Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 PM, Whitney Hall
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  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Friday, February 2nd - Saturday, February 3rd
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: Friday tickets start at $20.00 | Saturday tickets start at $27.00
  • Running Time: Friday: approximately 55 minutes | Saturday: approximately 80 minutes
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System | 502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
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Show Details

Louisville Orchestra 2017-18 Season


Themes of heroism, bravery, lost companions and even life and death come together in a dramatic and moving program.

CHARLES IVES: They Are There  (2/3 concert only)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Dona Nobis Pacem, Mvt. 2 “Beat! Beat! Drums!”
CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI: Madrigals of War and Love (selections)
SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Waltz from War and Peace
SEBASTIAN CHANG: War/Iraq Collaboration with Vian Sora [WORLD PREMIERE]
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG: A Survivor from Warsaw
GUSTAV MAHLER: “Revelge” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn  (2/3 concert only)
AVO PÄRT: Summa
SAMUEL BARBER: Adagio for Strings
MAURICE RAVEL: La Valse

TBA, soloists and choir
Teddy Abrams, conductor

- Friday pre-concert lecture begins at 10:00 AM in Whitney Hall hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
- Saturday pre-concert lecture begins at 7:00 PM in the Mary Anderson Room hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
- The North Lobby will be open Saturday for LO donors to purchase drinks before the show and at intermission.

SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most evening 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.