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      Festival of American Music I: Gospel at the Symphony in Louisville


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      February 22, 2020

      Saturday   8:00 PM

      501 W. Main Street
      Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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      Festival of American Music I: Gospel at the Symphony

      Louisville Orchestra
      Festival of American Music I: Gospel at the Symphony

      In collaboration with Louisville’s own St. Stephen Church Choir, acknowledged as one of the finest gospel choirs in the world, the Louisville Orchestra offer a concert celebrating the American tradition of gospel music. Guest soloist Cory Henry is an American jazz organist, pianist, and gospel musician whose albums hit the Billboard charts and who toured with the jazz ensemble Snarky Puppy.

      The concert features gospel selections performed by St. Stephen Choir with the LO, plus Three Black Kings, the final music written by the legendary Duke Ellington. Depicting Balthazar, King of the Magi, King Solomon, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the work was completed after Ellington’s death and shares his spiritual beliefs.

      EDWARD “DUKE” ELLINGTON:  Three Black Kings
      VARIOUS:  Gospel selection with Orchestra TBD & Cory Henry Selections TBD

      Cory Henry, vocals and keyboards
      Choir of St. Stephen Baptist Church
      Teddy Abrams, conductor -Saturday Concert Talk begins at 6:45 PM in Whitney Hall hosted by Classical 90.5 WUOL.
      -On Saturday the Bluegrass Motorsport Donor Lounge is open in the Mary Anderson Room before the concert and at intermission.

      SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.

      Ages: All ages

      Cost: 27.00

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