“The Louisville Orchestra opens its 80th Season with a FREE Concert at Iroquois Amphitheater.”


It’s a verbatim press release from the Louisville Orchestra, reminding me to get my performance calendar back into shape.

The Louisville Orchestra opens its 80th Season with a FREE Concert at Iroquois Amphitheater

On Saturday, September 9, the Louisville Orchestra will perform a FREE concert led by Principal Pops Conductor, Bob Bernhardt. The concert will begin at 7PM at the Iroquois Amphitheater and will feature pieces and excerpts from the upcoming Classics, Coffee, and Pops concerts.

The program is as diverse as the LO’s 80th season and ranges from Beethoven to the Beatles. The Iroquois Amphitheater is a beautiful venue for this light and casual event.

  • Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7, Mvt. IV (Finale)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7, Mvt. II (Funeral March)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5, Mvt. III (Waltz)
  • Gioachino Rossini “Largo al factotum” from The Barber of Seville, Chad Sloan, baritone
  • John Williams “Harry’s Wondrous World” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings
  • Leonard Bernstein Overture to West Side Story
  • (arr. Maurice Peress)
  • John Lennon/Paul McCartney Yesterday
  • Teddy Abrams Unified Field, Mvt. IV
  • Gustav Holst “Jupiter” from The Planets

This concert is free and fun for the whole family thanks to the generosity of Caldwell Tanks. Parking is $5.

Single tickets for the Louisville Orchestra’s 80th Season are now on sale! Call 502.584.7777 or click here for a schedule of concerts.

Multiple subscription options are also still available for discount ticket packages for the upcoming season. Call the LO Patron Services at 502.587.8681 or visit LouisvilleOrchestra.org. LO staff will be at the event to fulfill all subscription needs and answer any questions about upcoming concerts.

September Snapshot

9.9.17 | Season Preview | Iroquois Amphitheater | 7pm | More Info9.16.17 | Sgt. Pepper’s at the LO Pops | Kentucky Center | 8pm | Tickets | Info9.23.17 | Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninoff | Kentucky Center | 8pm | Tickets | Info9.27.17 | Mostly Mozart | Kentucky Country Day School | 7:30pm | Tickets | Info9.28. 17 | Mostly Mozart | Ursuline Arts Center | 7:30pm | Tickets | Info9.30.17 | Mostly Mozart | Paul W. Ogle Center at IUS | 7:30pm | Tickets | Info

The Louisville Orchestra is sponsored by the Fund for the Arts, The Kentucky Arts Council, and the Association of the Louisville Orchestra.

Brown-Forman sponsors the 2017/18 Classics Series.

LG+E Sponsors the 2017/18 Pops Series and the Music Without Borders Series.

Hilliard Lyons sponsors the 2017/18 Coffee Series.