Orchestra Kentucky: Take Me Home: The Music of John Denver
Jim Curry presents an evening of the greatest hits of John Denver, including Thank God, I’m a Country Boy, Rocky Mountain High, Annie’s Song, Take Me Home, Country Roads, Leaving on a Jet Plane, Sunshine on My Shoulders, and more! The Retro Series is sponsored by Jim & Darlene Johnson and Jim Johnson Nissan/Hyundai. The concert is co-sponsored by English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP, Shelton CPAs, LLP, Heart Strings & Chatters and Jim & Rita Scott.
Orchestra Kentucky: J.C. Kirby & Son Christmas Spectacular!
Orchestra Kentucky celebrates the season with a dazzling new concert of music, dance and more! The Variety Series is sponsored by The Haskins Foundation. The concert is sponsored by J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Chapels & Crematory. The concert is co-sponsored by US Bank and Hilliard Lyons
Orchestra Kentucky: Bolero!
This evening of dance music opens with Richard Rodgers’ Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and Carousel Waltz, and continues with Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story Suite for violin and orchestra, featuring Charles Yang. The evening concludes with Ravel’s masterpieces, La Valse and Bolero. The Variety Series is sponsored by The Haskins Foundation
Orchestra Kentucky: Men of Motown
Tyrone Dunn, T. Martel, and Billy Duvall, Jr. sing the hits of Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder. The Retro Series is sponsored by Jim & Darlene Johnson and Jim Johnson Nissan/Hyundai. The concert is sponsored by Franklin Bank & Trust Company. The concert is co-sponsored Gerald Printing, Dr. Patricia Mercer, Shelton CPAs, LLC and Heart Strings & Chatters
Orchestra Kentucky: Bach and Bacharach
Orchestra Kentucky concludes the season with the music of Bach and Bacharach. Opening with a Charlie Chaplin film, accompanied by Le Boeuf sur let toit, written by Burt Bacharach’s teacher, Darius Milhaud. The orchestra presents the Kentucky premiere of Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra by P. D. Q. Bach, the only forgotten son of the Bach family, and the world premiere of Dick Tunney’s Bacharach Concerto. The concert closes with some of the greatest hits of Burt Bacharach, including One Less Bell to Answer, Alfie, The Look of Love, Arthur’s Theme and more. The Variety Series is sponsored by The Haskins Foundation. The concert is sponsored by Dr. Robert & Pat Goodwin. The concert is co-sponsored by Drs. Charles & Janet Bass Smith, Ken & Barbara Hines and WKU Public Radio.