The Singletary Center for the Arts has announced a 2014-15 season that includes several artists who previously had big shows in the area, plus another classical music superstar to collaborate with the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra.
As in recent seasons, the Singletary Center is not selling a season subscription, but tickets to all shows in its “Signature Series” are on sale now at Singletarycenter.com or by calling the center box office at (859) 257-4929.
Here is the season:
Sept. 12: Trombone Shorty, right, the man who electrified audiences in downtown Lexington at the Spotlight festival during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, is back with his band Orleans Avenue. (7:30 p.m. $27-$35.)
Oct. 26: We have seen jazzman Branford Marsalis numerous times in Central Kentucky. But this year, he comes to town in classical mood with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia playing Baroque masterpieces by Tomaso Albinoni, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi and more. (3 p.m. $35-$50.)
Nov. 15: Former Elefant frontman Diego Garcia brings his critically acclaimed solo act, which has made him an NPR favorite, to Lexington with a performance that shows his Argentine roots and singer-songwriter sensibility. (7:30 p.m. $26.)
Dec. 21: Just a few nights before Christmas, Tomaseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas re-creates the night before Christmas in a remote farmhouse in western Ireland with stories, songs and dancing. (7:30 p.m. $20-$30.)
April 3: Violin superstar Joshua Bell teams up with conductor John Nardolillo and the UK Symphony for an orchestra performance that will include music by Max Bruch and Camille Saint-Saëns. (7:30 p.m. $45-$85.)