Women Conductors Are The Rule, Not The Exception, At A New Classical Event Tuesday, Oct 6 2020 

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La Maestra, held in Paris this September, is the first fully realized competition solely for women conductors — an effort to help balance a male-dominated field.

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Bat For Lashes covers The Carpenters’ “We’ve Only Just Begun” Monday, Sep 28 2020 

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Bat For Lashes (aka Natasha Khan) has often performed this 1970 classic by The Carpenters live in concert, but has just now decided to share a recorded version!

Backed by the London Contemporary Orchestra, give a listen to Khans ethereal version of Weve Only Just Begun


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Culture Maven review: “Amélie” Thursday, Sep 17 2020 

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In this incredibly entertaining French romantic fable from 2001, Amélie Poulan has a not so happy childhood, which we learn about during a marvelously edited opening montage.

As a young adult, she works as a waitress in the Montmartre bistro, the Two Windmills, and takes to being an angel of sorts, helping people move beyond their boundaries and personality quirks holding them back. While finding romance on her own.


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We’re Hiring! Wednesday, Sep 2 2020 

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Louisville Public Media seeks an Engagement Manager who is passionate about introducing children and families to classical music. 90.5 WUOL is more than a great way to listen to music. We believe music connects our community, inspires creativity, spurs student success and makes our city a better place to live. If you love education, the []

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Top 500 80’s Albums Countdown Tuesday, Sep 1 2020 

Monday, September 14th – Friday, September 18th, we’ll be counting down the 500 Greatest Albums of the 80’s as chosen by you. Tune in from 6 am till 7 pm and spend the week reminiscing, or discovering these totally gnarly jams. Follow along till we hit #1 just before 6 pm with Laura Shine on Friday the 18th, and keep an eye on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for some fun trivia, photos and conversation!

500 Rick Astley – Whenever You Need Somebody
499 Dexy’s Midnight Runner – Too Rye Ay
498 Starship – Knee Deep In the Hoopla
497 New Kids on the Block – Hangin’ Tough
496 Til Tuesday – Voices Carry
495 Bobby McFerrin – Simple Pleasures
494 Human League – Crash
493 Cocteau Twins – Moon and The Melodies
492 Soundtrack – Blues Brothers
491 Golden Earring – Cut
490 Go Betweens – Tallulah
489 Cinderella – Long Cold Winter
488 Church – Starfish
487 Cher – Heart of Stone
486 cheap trick – one on one
485 Poison – Look What The Cat Dragged In
484 Chameleons UK – Strange Times
483 Erasure – Wonderland
482 Cars – Door to Door
481 Carly Simon – Coming around again
480 dBs – Stand For Decibels
479 Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band – Ice Cream for Crow
478 Camper Van Beethoven – our beloved revolutionary sweetheart
477 Soundtrack – Beverly Hills Cop
476 Soundgarden Louder than Love
475 Pat Benatar – Crimes of Passion
474 Haircut 100 – Pelican West
473 Bryan Ferry – Bete Noire
472 Bryan Adams – Cuts Like A Knife
471 Siouxsie and The Banshees – Kaleidoscope
470 Bronski Beat – Age of Consent
469 Brian Eno and David Byrne – My Life in The Bush of Ghosts
468 Boston – Third Stage
467 Soundtrack – When Harry Met Sally Motion Picture
466 Bon Jovi – Bon Jovi
465 Bodeans – Home
464 Bob Seger – Like a Rock
463 Billy Squire – Signs of Life
462 Bob Dylan – Shot of Love
461 Alarm – Strength
460 Blue Nile – Hats
459 Ramones – End of The Century
458 George Thorogood – Bad to The Bone
457 Plimsouls – The Plimsouls
456 Dwight Yoakam – Hillbilly Deluxe
455 Randy Travis – Always & Forever
454 Billy Ocean – Love Zone
453 Bears – The Bears
452 Men Without Hats – Rhythm of Youth
451 Slint – Tweez
450 Big Audio Dynamite – This is BAD
449 The The – Soul Mining
448 Tom Waits – Heart Attack and Vine
447 Georgia Satellites – Georgia Satellites
446 Billy Joel – The Nylon Curtain
445 Smithereens – 11
444 Melissa Etheridge – Melissa Etheridge
443 Bauhaus – In The Flat Field
442 Bangles – All Over The Place
441 Weird Al – Dare to Be Stupid
440 Bananarama – Deep Sea Skiving
439 Rosanne Cash – Seven Year Ache
438 Wang Chung – To Live and Die In LA
437 Soundtrack – Cocktail
436 XTC – Black Sea
435 Whitney Houston – Whitney
434 Thompson Twins – Set
433 Asia – ASIA
432 Aretha Franklin / Whos Zoomin Who
431 OMD – Architecture and Morality
430 April Wine – Nature of The Beast
429 Alison Moyet – Alf
428 Alice Cooper – Trash
427 Paul McCartney – Tug of War
426 James McMurtry – Too long in The wasteland
425 Alabama – Mountain Music
424 Al Jarreau – Breakin Away
423 Soundtrack – Repo Man
422 Aerosmith – Permanent Vacation
421 INXS – Swing
420 Dolly Parton – 9 To 5 and Odd Jobs
419 Patti Smith – Dreams of Life
418 Adam Ant – Friend or Foe
417 AC/DC – For Those About To Rock
416 Soundtrack – Back to The Future
415 ABC – How to Be a Zillionaire
414 A Flock of Seagulls A Flock of Seagulls
413 Elvis Costello – Spike
412 10,000 Maniacs – Blind Mans Zoo
411 X – More Fun in The New World
410 Willie Nelson – Always On My Mind

 

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2020 BBC Proms Friday, Aug 28 2020 

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90.5 WUOL is hoping across the pond for a few of the 2020 BBC Proms! While the concerts wont have their typical rowdy audiences, the music will be unforgettable. Heres the schedule: September 21, 8pm First Night of the Proms! BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers Sakari Oramo, conductor Sofi Jeannin, chorus director HANNAH KENDALL: Tuxedo: []

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Hello, I’m Johnny Cash on Chris’s Vault Monday, Aug 24 2020 

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Today from Chriss Vault we get to hear a story about the one and only Johnny Cash and an early Sun records version of There You Go.


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Premiere Recording of Ethel Smyth’s Monumental Opus Friday, Aug 21 2020 

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Ethel Smyth was a driving force for suffrage in Great Britain, leading the cause for womens right to vote. Smyth spent a few weeks in prison for her activism. She used her clout as a leading composer in England to generate headlines and gain public sympathy to the cause. As a composer, Smyths work was []

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Víkingur Ólafsson: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert Tuesday, Aug 18 2020 

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Watch the rising young pianist, in a final performance from his Berlin home, make the case for two seemingly disparate French composers born nearly 200 years apart.

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Chris’s Vault: A Walk and Talk about Gram Parsons Monday, Aug 10 2020 

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Chris came out of the Vault today to actually take a walk and see the sun. We caught him mid-stroll and talked about one of his musical heroes, Gram Parsons. Oh, and dont forget Emmylou too!


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