Posted On: 01-26-18

February 7 - Gheens Great Expectations Concert

The Kentucky Center and Kentucky Music Educators Association present the Gheens Great Expectations Concert 2018

The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St
Wednesday, February 7th @ 6:30 PM
All ages | Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Running Time: 1 hour
Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System
502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)

Featuring The Louisville Orchestra, the Louisville Youth Orchestra and Gheens artists Nicholas Recktenwald, Spur of the Moment jazz quintet, and conductor Doug Elmore.


Congo del fugo Neuvo by Artur Marquez
(The Louisville Orchestra, the Louisville Youth Orchestra side-by-side)

Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (first movement) by John Addison
(The Louisville Orchestra and Nicholas Recktenwald, soloist)

A Night in Tunisia by Dizzy Gillespie, arranged by Gabriel Evens
(The Louisville Orchestra and Spur of the Moment Jazz Quintet)

Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Maurice Ravel
(The Louisville Orchestra, the Louisville Youth Orchestra Side-by-Side)

SPECIAL FEATURE: The performance of the Pictures at an Exhibition will include projection of images of the five prize winners in a statewide Inspired by Music Art Contest.

We will also have an exhibit of the prize winners and honorable mention art work in the Mary Anderson Room at 6:15-6:45 PM and immediately after the concert at 7:30-8:30 PM.

This concert is made possible with generous support from the Gheens Foundation, with additional support from Kentucky Music Educators Association, 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville and from Dr. Laman Gray and Juliet Cooper Gray.

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