• Gospel at the Symphony

  • Sat, 02/22/2020 at 8:00 pm
  • The Kentucky Center
    501 West Main Street
    40202 Louisville
Gospel at the Symphony - The Kentucky Center - Louisville

Gospel music has shaped American music like no other and in this first concert of our Festival of American Music, Teddy and the LO are joined by one of the finest gospel choirs in the United States for a spectacular concert.Two-time Grammy Award winner, CORY HENRY is acclaimed as “one of the finest Hammond-B organ players of his generation” by Allmusic.com. As a musician-singer-songwriter, he offers up an intoxicating blend of blues, soul, R&B, Afrobeat, gospel, and jazz on the record, blurring genres and upending expectations at every turn. Known from his group Snarky Puppy and from the Funk Apostles, Henry takes his inspiration from artists like Curtis Mayfield and Stevie Wonder and leaps to an inspired level of music-making.CONCERT TALK: Starting at 6:45PM in Whitney Hall, the LO, together with WUOL, offers a free, pre-concert discussion hosted by radio program direction Daniel Gilliam.Cory Henry Selections… FABOLOUS (arr. Hyken): “Trade It All”… PAZ (arr. Hyken): “Is Happiness Just a World?”… Carrie UNDERWOOD (arr. Hyken): “Something in the Water”… Marc BROUSSARD (arr Hyken): “Send Me a Sign”VARIOUS: Gospel selection with Orchestra including “Worthy of All the Praise,” “You’re All I Need,” “This Praise,” and moreTEDDY ABRAMS, conductorCORY HENRY, vocals and organChoirs of St. Stephen’s Baptist ChurchAndré Wilson, arrangerSERIES SPONSORED BY BROWN-FORMANCONCERT SPONSORED BY MICHAEL AND CHANDRA RUDD and CARY BROWN and DR. STEPHEN EPSTEINadditional support from LOUISVILLE TOURISM