Louisville Ky’s Concertmaster to retire with special show

Louisville, KY – Teddy Abrams and The Louisville Orchestra present The Bach Effect as part of the 2015-16 Treyton Oak Towers Coffee Concerts and the Brown-Forman Classics Series at the Kentucky Center on Friday, November 6 at 11 a.m. and Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m. This German and Austrian program allows the audience to travel through time as Music Director Teddy Abrams deconstructs Johann Sebastian Bach’s influences on classical music, including pieces by Strauss, Mozart, Wagner and more. A FREE concert preview, one hour prior to each performance will prepare audiences for what they will hear in the theater. Single tickets range from $26-$75 and are now available by calling 502.584.7777 or by visiting louisvilleorchestra.org.

This program will be dedicated to Michael Davis, our Concertmaster for three decades, who will retire after the Louisville Ballet’s Nutcracker in December. This performance will be his last classics performance with the Louisville Orchestra.

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NEW FORMAT to the Treyton Oak Towers Coffee Concerts
Our most affordable concert series – and FREE Heine Brothers coffee makes it special. The Friday morning concerts offer 70 minutes of the best symphonic music with no intermission. Programs are slightly abbreviated from the full-length evening concerts.
R Strauss: Don Juan
Rihm: Nature Morte- Still Alive: Sketch for Thirteen Strings
Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser
C.P.E. Bach: Sinfonia in B Minor #5
J.S. Bach (arr. Webern) Selections from The Musical Offering
     “Canon a 4”
“Ricercar a 6”
Hindemith “Ragtime” from 1922 (Saturday concert only)
Mozart Symphony No. 41 (“Jupiter”)

Award-winning composer Teddy Abrams returns for his second season as Music Director with the Louisville Orchestra. A highly applauded conductor, pianist, clarinetist, and composer, Abrams was recently named Music Director and Conductor of the Britt Classical Festival. Additionally, he served as the Assistant Conductor of the Detroit Symphony and Resident Conductor of the MAV Symphony Orchestra in Budapest. The unbelievably versatile musician was the youngest conducting student accepted to the Curtis Institute of Music and the Aspen Music Festival. Abrams, a devoted educator, has taught at many schools around the nation. For more information, please visit https://www.louisvilleorchestra.org/media/teddy-abrams/.

Subscriptions and multiple ticket packages are available by calling 502.587.8681 or by visiting LouisvilleOrchestra.org.