Columnist Bob Kravitz a Featured CSO Guest

Long-time sports columnist and TV analyst Bob Kravitz will be the featured guest for the Carmel Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts. This concert concludes the 2015-16 season, during which the CSO has celebrated its 40thanniversary.

A graduate of Indiana University, Bob spent most of his career at the Indianapolis Star before joining the sports broadcast team at WTHR-Channel 13 in 2014. While he professes that his favorite types of music are new wave, blues and Reggae, he is well suited for his featured narration of the orchestra’s performance of “Casey at the Bat.”

According to CSO Artistic Director David Bowden, the eclectic evening is one to be enjoyed by both sports and music enthusiasts. “We will be performing some of the greatest music associated with sports including selections from John Williams’ ‘Olympic Fanfare,’ highlights from Rocky, ‘Nadia’s Theme,’ ‘Copeland’s Rodeo’ and the Globetrotter’s signature theme, ‘Sweet Georgia Brown,'” he said. Bowden adds there will also be some selections for the “home team” including “Back Home Again in Indiana” and a few college fight songs for good measure. Audience members are encouraged to show their spirit and wear their team colors, jerseys and letterman jackets to get into the spirit of this sports-themed evening.

Bob Kravitz also joins David Bowden to share interesting sports stories from his career during a pre-concert gathering in the Robert Adam Room at 6:45 p.m. for Music (& Sports) Matters

Single tickets can be purchased by visiting or by calling the Center’s Box Office at 317.843.3800. Discounts for students are also available including the $5 YouthPASS for High School and younger and the $10 CollegePASS for College students.