New Leadership for the Louisville Orchestra

The Louisville Orchestra will have a change of leadership later this month when Brad Broecker steps down. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Broecker became the organization’s chief executive officer in 2006, just after the orchestra averted bankruptcy, and quickly brought conductor Jorge Mester back to the organization. He then helped eliminate the organization’s debts and launch […]

Cuts to Orchestra Might Come from Public Schools

The Louisville Orchestra has taken cuts from the city and its budget may be taking hits from Jefferson County Public Schools. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Earlier this month, the city announced the orchestra would receive only half of the $220,000 it had pledged for this fiscal year. The cut meant the orchestra had to cancel […]

Arts Groups Watch, Plan for Economic Fallout

Sure, the end-of-the-year holidays have significant meaning for different faiths, but this time is also when arts organizations take stock of their current season…and plan for the next. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports on how the current economy is factoring into what we might see and hear in the future. Summer’s high fuel costs and the […]