Neighborhood Concert Features Louisville Orchestra Musicians

Elite Homes is proud to be a sponsor of The Louisville Orchestra Neighborhood Series and The LG&E Music Without Borders Series! The concert series will continue on Friday, November 11 at the Jeffersontown Community Center and Saturday, November 12 at the Ogle Center at IUS with In The Spotlight.  Teddy Abrams conducts the LO in a program of concertos that feature members of the LO as soloists.

In preparing for the Neighborhood series, Louisville Orchestra’s music director, Teddy Abrams, wanted to bring a chamber music concert into the mix.  Abrams said, “For this program, I wanted to take this opportunity to feature some of our amazing Louisville Orchestra musicians as soloists. We at the Louisville Orchestra are so fortunate to have an incredibly talented group of dedicated musicians and this is the perfect program to highlight their musical gifts and share them.  He continues, “I am beyond proud to present this set of concerts with your Louisville Orchestra as we turn the spotlight on our own musicians featuring our extraordinary soloists: Gabriel Lefkowitz, Julia Noone, Robert Simonds, Kimberly Tichenor, Nicholas Finch, Alexander Vvedenskiy, Andrea Levine and Matthew Karr.”

LO’s new concertmaster, Gabriel Lefkowitz will be in the spotlight when he performs Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins with Jullia Noone, Robert Simonds and Kimberly Tichenor.

Lefkowitz is looking forward to the performances and noted, “Chamber music of any sort (be it a piano trio, a woodwind quintet, or a concerto for multiple soloists like this Vivaldi) comes with some rewarding challenges. I think the main one is this paradox of maintaining your individual identity and sense of style as an artist while blending with others and giving up enough of your individuality for the greater artistic good of rendering a cohesive musical performance. What’s rewarding about this is not only that you give a great performance, but that you also come out on the other side knowing your musical partners a little bit better as artists and people!”

The program also features works by CPE Bach, Richard Strauss, and Vivaldi’s Concerto for Oboe with the LO’s principal oboe, Alexander Vvedenskiy as soloist.

Antonio Vivaldi            Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, RV 580
Gabriel Lefkowitz, violin; Julia Noone, violin; Rob Simonds, violin; Kimberly Tichenor, violin
C.P.E. Bach                 Cello Concerto in A Major, H. 439
Nicholas Finch, cello
Antonio Vivaldi          Concerto for Oboe, RV 454
Alexander Vvedenskiy, oboe
Richard Strauss            Duet Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon, TrV 293
Andrea Levine, clarinet; Matthew Karr, bassoon

This program is made possible by the generous support of LG&E and Elite Homes.

+ denotes LG&E Music Without Borders concerts

In The Spotlight
+FRI 11 NOV :: Jeffersontown Community Center :: 10416 Watterson Trail
SAT 12 NOV :: Ogle Center at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd. :: New Albany

A Classical Symphony
+WED 22 MAR :: Congregation Adath Jeshurun :: 2401 Woodbourne Ave,
+THU 23 MAR :: Valley High School :: 10200 Dixie Hwy
FRI 24 MAR :: Ogle Center at IUS, 4201 Grant Line Rd. :: New Albany

American Composers
+THU 20 APR :: The Temple :: 5101 US-42,
FRI 21 APR :: Ogle Center at IUS :: 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany

All concerts begin at 7:30PM.

All tickets are $20
For Tickets and information visit
Tickets for Music Without Borders can be purchased by calling 502.584.7777
Tickets for the Ogle Center at IUS can be purchased by calling 812.941.2526

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