The Louisville Orchestra performs a variety of orchestral music through its Classical, Pops, NightLites, orKIDStra, L. O. WOW! and educational concerts.
Founded in 1937, the Louisville Orchestra has been instrumental in the development of the music of our time through its extensive commissioning, performing and recording of new music. As a musical resource for the entire community, the orchestra’s services extend to free public concerts, programs strengthening local school curriculum, and performances with the Louisville Ballet and the Kentucky Opera. Through its educational partnerships and programs with public and private schools in the community, the orchestra reaches more than 20,000 students of all ages annually. In addition, the orchestra reaches more than 100,000 listeners of every age level and socioeconomic class throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and southern Indiana.