The Louisville Orchestra Presents Rachmaninoff’s Second
Featuring The “Passionate” And “Majestic” Pianist, William Wolfram
Music Director Emeritus, Jorge Mester, returns to perform Rachmaninoff’s Second with the Louisville Orchestra on Friday, January 8 at 11 a.m. and Saturday, January 9 at 8 p.m. at the Kentucky Center. The grandeur and magnificence of Romanticism comes to life in this performance with guest pianist William Wolfram performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. This concert, which also includes Martinů’s Symphony No. 6 and Dances of Galánta by Kodály, provides a dignified and majestic orchestral experience. Single tickets range from $26-$75 and are now available by calling 502.584.7777 or by visiting louisvilleorchestra.org.
The Treyton Oak Towers Coffee Classics has changed for the 2015-16 season. Coffee concerts will begin at 11 a.m. and will be abbreviated to 70 minutes without intermission.
American pianist William Wolfram is known as an incredibly versatile and skilled recitalist, accompanist, and chamber musician. Wolfram has received numerous awards for his artistry, including silver medals from both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions and a bronze medal from the highly-esteemed Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. Wolfram, a graduate of The Juilliard School, currently resides in New York City with his wife and two daughters.
Jorge Mester has long been considered an ardent champion of contemporary music, Mester has given more than 70 world-premiere performances. During his 12-year tenure as music director of the Louisville Orchestra from 1957-1979, Mester made 72 world premiere recordings with the orchestra, a prolific achievement for both conductor and orchestra.
For more information call 502-584-7777 or visit louisvilleorchestra.org/about/conductors/jorge-mester-music-director/.
The Louisville Orchestra is dedicated to connecting to a broad diverse audience by creating engaging and relevant programs and performing in a multitude of venues.
The Louisville Orchestra 2015/16 Brown-Forman Classics & Treyton Oak Towers Classics Concerts
Rachmaninoff’s Second: January 8 & 9 | Brahms and Rachmaninoff: January 29 & 30 | An Orchestra and Ballet Collaboration: March 4 & 5 | Festival of American Music I: March 25 & 26 | Festival of American Music II: April 8 & 9 | Béla Fleck: April 29 & 30