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Benedict and Talia Sheehan on Artefact Ensemble finding a home in Louisville

Artefact Ensemble dressed in black and gold, stading in front of Louisville's Cathedral

Artefact Ensemble has found a home in Louisville. Benedict Sheehan is the artistic director of the ensemble, and is co-director with Talia Sheehan of Artefact Institute, the umbrella organization of the choir. They discuss their mission of creating a context for art, artists and audiences, and their vision for a new performing paradigm in classical music. The Sheehans explore the changes that need to happen to enable this modern experience, and why Louisville is the right place for Artefact.

Here is the ensemble performing Aaron Copland's "In the Beginning," recorded in Louisville's Cathedral of the Assumption in 2022. Tynan Davis is the mezzo soprano soloist:

Laura is the evening host for LPM Classical. Email Laura at latkinson@lpm.org.