The Louisville Orchestra

The Louisville Orchestra


The Louisville Orchestra
323 W. Broadway Suite 700
Louisville, KY 40202
United States

Founded in 1937 by conductor Robert Whitney and Charles Farnsley, then Mayor of Louisville, the Louisville Orchestra has long been recognized as the cornerstone of the Louisville arts community.

The Louisville Orchestra has a proud history of providing world-class performances to the greater Louisville community, with series ranging from Classics, NightLites, Pops and the new American Music Legends, to summer events such as ROARchestra at the Louisville Zoo.

A full-time, 71-member ensemble offering a wide variety of concert series to the community, including classical programs featuring world-renowned guest artists, lighter classical and pops performances, and education and family offerings, the Orchestra is also the resident performing group for the Louisville Ballet and the Kentucky Opera.

The Louisville Orchestra also performs concerts and provides educational programming throughout both Kentucky and Southern Indiana.


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