Music

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LouisvilleKY’s Grawmeyer Award in music announced this week

Andrew Norman wins music award for “Play” Story by Kim Butterweck from www.grawemeyer.org Louisville, Ky., – “Play,” a 47-minute orchestral work by American composer Andrew Norman, is the winner of the prestigious 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition. In three movements, “Play” explores the relationship of choice and chance, free will and control. It investigates the ways musicians in an orchestra can play with, against, or apart from one another; and maps concepts from the world of video gaming onto traditional symphonic structures to tell a fractured narrative of power, manipulation, deceit and, ultimately, cooperation. “Play” was commissioned by the…

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LouisvilleKY’s Linkin’ Bridge set to perform tonight on America’s Got Talent

Louisville, KY – Can’t be in person to watch Louisville’s own Linkin’ Bridge perform tonight in the semifinals of “America’s Got Talent”? Mayor Greg Fischer is offering another alternative with a public watch party tonight at the African American Heritage Center at 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. The Fund for the Arts, WAVE3 News and 93.1 The Beat are also hosts of the event. The party begins at 7 p.m.