Festival of American Music I | March 25-26

The Festival of American Music I Coffee Concert Series | 11AM on Friday, March 25 at Kentucky Center’s Whitney Hall.


Join Louisville Orchestra and me for the Festival of American Music I Coffee Concert Series performance.  Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and a concert on Friday, March 25th at 11:00am in Whitney Hall.  

These are our most affordable tickets with tickets starting at less than $15 when you buy the entire season, and individual tickets ranging from $20-$42.  I'm excited to be be participating as a musician and conductor! Accompanying the orchestra will be the great Jeremy Kittel playing the violin.  Join us for a shorter, but just as sweet, performance of American orchestral works by Charles Ives and Aaron Copland. There will be a pre-concert lecture beginning at 10:00am in the Mary Anderson room hosted by Classical 90.5 WOUL.


Show Details:

Teddy Abrams, conductor and clarinet soloist

Aoife O’Donovan, vocalist (3/26 only)

Prima (arr. Abrams):  Sing, Sing, Sing
Anthiel:  Jazz Symphony (3/26 only)
S. Adams:  Radial Play (3/26 only)
Rachel Grimes:  Selections from Book of Leaves
O’Donovan/Kittel/Abrams:  Bull Frogs Croon (3/26 only)
Monk:  Selections from Atlas
Ives:  Folk Songs with Chorus
Ives:  Thanksgiving and Forefather’s Day
Copland:  Clarinet Concerto

The next night, Saturday, March 26th, The Festival of American Music I "Mini A" will begin at 8:00pm in Whitney Hall.  This concert is part of The Louisville Orchestra's Classic Concerts.  I will be joined by the wonderful Aiofe O'Donovan on vocals and the amazing Jeremy Kittel on violin.  We will be covering the works of Sam Adams and George Antheil.  We will also be performing "Bull Frogs Croon", this night only!  I can promise that you will not want to miss this!  Tickets are available on Kentucky Center's website and range from $26-$75. 

There will be a pre-concert lecture starting at 7:00pm in the Mary Anderson Room hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.