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Music Unwound: Copland in Mexico

A Multimedia Festival Bringing Humanities Content into the Concert Hall Orchestra partners with Louisville Visual Art Association and University School of Music for month-long Events in March

Through March 31 

“Paul Strand : The Mexican Portfolio”

 

Photography/Film Exhibition

Presented by Louisville Visual Arts Association | PUBLICS | Baron’s Theater | 131 West Main Street 5:30pm

In partnership with the Aperture Foundation this exhibit includes photographs from Strand’s Mexican Portfolio along with continuous screenings of the motion picture, Redes (The Wave), of which Paul Strand was cinematographer.

Tuesday, March 26

 

6:30 p.m. “Paul Strand : The Mexican Portfolio”

 

Gallery Talk Photography/Film Exhibition

Presented by Louisville Visual Arts Association | PUBLICS | Baron’s Theater | 131 West Main Street

A gallery talk will take place on featuring Paul Paletti (owner and operator of Paul Paletti Gallery in Louisville), Professor Roberto Kolb from Mexico City, Louisville Orchestra Music Director Jorge Mester, and hosted by Joe Horowitz, the visionary behind this project.


Thursday, March 28

 

9:30 a.m. Pre-Concert Panel Discussion

 

Presented by the Louisville Orchestra

Kentucky Center for the Arts | Mary Anderson Room | 501 West Main Street, Louisville

FREE and open to the public

Includes moderated panel discussion about the influence and works of composers Aaron Copland, Silvestre Revueltas and their contemporaries. Moderated by Angela Fitzpatrick, featuring Jorge Mester, Joseph Horowitz, and Professor Roberto Kolb.

10:30 a.m. Treyton Oak Towers Coffee Concert – Copland in Mexico

 

Presented by the Louisville Orchestra | Kentucky Center for the Arts, Whitney Hall | 501 West Main Street, Louisville

Tickets: $15-$35 | Call (502) 584-7777 or Visit www.kentuckycenter.org

Includes full-length concert featuring music of Aaron Copland interspersed with narration and readings from Copland’s letters and correspondence with international composers. The second half of the performance is a screening of the 1936 black-and-white film, Redes (The Wave) with music of Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas (live orchestral accompaniment). Free Heine Brothers Coffee and Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be served.

 

3:00 p.m. Student/Faculty Convocation

 

Presented by University of Louisville School of Music

Bird Hall at the UofL School of Music | West Cardinal Boulevard and South First Street, Louisville (Parking available in the Speed Garage)

FREE and open to the public

Includes moderated panel discussion with music scholars and historians with musical interludes performed by students and faculty of the University of Louisville School of Music

8:00 p.m. University Chamber Players Concert

 

Presented by University of Louisville School of Music

Comstock Concert Hall at the UofL School of Music | West Cardinal Boulevard and South First Street, Louisville

FREE and open to the public

Includes a full-length concert by faculty performers of the University of Louisville School of Music with commentary provided from a moderated panel of music scholars and historians


Friday, March 29

 

12:00 p.m. Magic of Music: Luncheon & Lecture

 

Presented by the Louisville Orchestra

Gingerwoods Event Hall | 7611 Rose Island Road, Prospect

$25 Call (502) 587-8681 Advance registration required

Music historian and scholar, Dr. Roberto Kolb, of Mexico City will present an address on 20th Century Mexican Art and Culture with an emphasis on the music of Silvestre Revueltas. Audio and visual examples included. Lunch provided. Seating is limited.

7:00 p.m. Pre-Concert Panel Discussion

 

Presented by the Louisville Orchestra and University of Louisville School of Music

Kentucky Center for the Arts | Mary Anderson Room 501 West Main Street, Louisville

FREE and open to the public

Includes moderated panel discussion about the influence and works of composers Aaron Copland, Silvestre Revueltas and their contemporaries. Moderated by Dr. Douglas Shadle of UofL, featuring Jorge Mester, Joseph Horowitz, and Professor Roberto Kolb.

8:00 p.m. Hilliard Lyons Classics Concert

 

Presented by the Louisville Orchestra

Kentucky Center for the Arts, Whitney Hall | 501 West Main Street, Louisville

Tickets: $15-$75 | Call (502) 584-7777 or Visit www.kentuckycenter.org

Includes full-length concert featuring music of Aaron Copland interspersed with narration and readings from Copland’s letters and correspondence with international composers. The second half of the performance is a screening of the 1936 black-and-white film, Redes (The Wave) with music of Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas (live orchestral accompaniment).

 

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