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Louisville Orchestra announces “In Harmony” dates

The Louisville Orchestra is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated dates for the 2024 In Harmony tour, bringing world-class music to communities across Central Kentucky this July and Western Kentucky in September.

Central Kentucky Week of the In Harmony tour kicks off on Tuesday, July 9th, at Taylor County High School in Campbellsville, KY. This evening will feature exceptional vocalists Jason Clayborn and Daria Raymore, conducted by the talented Teddy Abrams. The tour continues on Wednesday, July 10th, at Towne Square in Glasgow, KY, followed by a performance on Friday, July 12th, at Spencer County High School in Taylorsville, KY. The week concludes on Sunday, July 14th, at the Stephen Foster Amphitheater in Bardstown, KY.

Under the dynamic leadership of Teddy Abrams, the July concerts will present a spectacular program blending classical masterpieces with soulful pop hits. Audiences will enjoy Leonard Bernstein’s energetic “Three Dance Episodes from On the Town” and the profound depths of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9. Additionally, soul-stirring renditions of classics by Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Lionel Richie will be performed by the incredible Kentucky vocalists Jason Clayborn and Daria Raymore. Each concert promises a unique fusion of classical virtuosity and timeless soul, featuring hits like “Endless Love,” “It’s A Man’s World,” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”

The Western Kentucky Residency, conducted by Gabe Lefkowitz, will take place during the week of September 24th. The tour begins on September 24th at Lovett Auditorium in Murray, KY, followed by a performance on September 25th at Christian County High School Gym in Hopkinsville, KY. The residency concludes on September 26th at the Preston Arts Center in Henderson, KY.

In addition to the main tour dates, the Louisville Orchestra will host free “Once Upon An Orchestra” events in July, bringing the magic of music directly to local libraries. These intimate events will take place at various libraries across Kentucky, including Taylor County Public Library, Larue County Public Library, Hart County Public Library, Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library, Spencer County Public Library, Bullitt County Public Library (Mount Washington Branch), and Nelson County Public Library. Community members can register through the Louisville Orchestra’s website.

Graham Parker, Chief Executive of the Louisville Orchestra, expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming tour: “In Harmony is not just about bringing music to our community; it’s about creating connections and making classical music accessible to everyone. We are excited to continue this tradition and look forward to seeing the joy it brings to each town we visit.”

Music Director Teddy Abrams added, “There’s something incredibly special about performing in different parts of Kentucky and seeing how music can unite and uplift communities. This year’s In Harmony tour promises to be a powerful experience for both the musicians and the audiences.”

The In Harmony tour exemplifies the Louisville Orchestra’s commitment to community engagement. By bringing high-quality performances to diverse venues across Kentucky, the orchestra aims to foster a deeper appreciation for music and strengthen community bonds.

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable series of concerts and events celebrating the power of music and community. For more information, to register for free events, and to reserve your tickets, visit

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