The Louisville Orchestra’s “War + Peace” program will be performed this Friday and Saturday at the Kentucky Center.

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There’ll also be a “coffee concert” with the same program at the Kentucky Center on Friday morning (February 2) at 11:00 a.m. I’m not sure we’ll be able to make either of these, but I encourage readers to get the LO back on your radar. The event calendar is here.

CLASSICS: WAR + PEACE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

SAT 3 FEB :: Themes of heroism, bravery, lost companions and even life and death come together in a dramatic and moving program. Composer Sebastian Chang collaborates with Iraqi artist Vian Sora to create a new work based on Ms. Sora’s personal experience.
CHARLES IVES: They Are There!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: Between Heaven and Earth   A collaboration with Vian Sora  [WORLD PREMIERE]
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG:  A Survivor from WarsawGUSTAV MAHLER:  “Revelge” from Des Knaben WunderhornARVO PÄRT: Summa for Choir
SAMUEL BARBER:  Adagio for Strings
MAURICE RAVEL: La Valse
TEDDY ABRAMS, conductor
KENT HATTEBERG, chorusmaster
Louisville Chamber Choir
U of L Collegiate Chorale
Chad Sloan, narrator + vocalist
Vian Sora, visual artist
Deanna Hoying’s interview with Teddy Abrams, Sebastian Chang, and Vian Sora can be found here.
Program notes can be found here.
Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Center501 W Main St., Louisville, 40202 United States

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