Louisville Orchestra to present family-friendly concert Saturday
Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:00 AM
Be enchanted by the Louisville Orchestra as guest conductor Jason Weinberger returns to lead the Louisville Orchestra in fairy tale themed family concert Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts Brown Theatre in Louisville, Ky.
The performance is sure to delight young minds with works from Ravel's Mother Goose Suite to Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, featuring the talent of the young Christopher Zhou on clarinet.
ALO 2012 Young Artist Competition Finalist Zhou will perform Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. Zhou, a sophomore from DuPont Manual High School, plays principal clarinet for the Louisville Youth Orchestra's Symphony Orchestra and placed second in the Classical 90.5 WUOL Young Artists Competition.
This production is part of orKIDStra events, which are designed to promote creative and innovative thinking in children. Performances are great for the young and young-at-heart, orKIDStra concerts provide fun and educational activities for kids and entertainment for everyone.
The Louisville Orchestra was founded in 1937 by conductor Robert Whitney and civic leaders, and has long been recognized as a cornerstone of the Louisville arts community.
Tickets are $15 for the 45-60 minutes performance, and are available by calling the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts at (800) 775-7777 or online at www.kentuckycenter.org.