Category Archives: Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

Parks and Rec shows it can revive Downtown Arts Center

When the Lexington Department of Parks and Recreation took over management of the Downtown Arts Center in July, new director Celeste Lewis was prepared for a getting-to-know-you period before arts groups and presenters bought into the new era. But quite … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Festival of Lexington opens with game-changing performance

Photos: See a gallery from Wednesday’s concert. Even if you missed all of the prelude concerts in this year’s Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, it was fairly obvious there were some big changes this year from the downbeat of the … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Festival of Lexington blows into town

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington started Thursday, embarking on the biggest overhaul of the event since it started in 2007. Two years ago, the festival began to be preceded by impromptu concerts by a chamber group in addition to … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Festival of Lexington 2014

For the first time, the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington will offer programming for 10 continuous days, Aug. 14 to 24, featuring the festival’s core ensemble of top-tier national and international musicians and the return of last year’s ensemble-in-residence, WindSync. … Continue reading

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Notebook: Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, day two

Click here to see video of a few moments from A Boy’s Ambition. Click here to see a photo gallery from the Friday and Saturday performances. You often leave a concert with a pretty clear idea of a favorite piece or … Continue reading

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Notebook: Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, first concert

You might assume a singer would mess things up. The instrumentalists, after all, have been performing together for six years, developing rapport, character, and sound. They have had other players in, all instrumentalists who became part of the group — … Continue reading

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Chamber Fest director creating community

It’s a little hard to know what to put on a pay-it-forward sleeve at A Cup of Common Wealth, where patrons are encouraged to buy something for a deserving future shopper, to ensure the coffee will get to Richard Young. … Continue reading

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WindSync blows into Lexington for Chamber Fest

While morning commuters blew down Main Street Wednesday morning, the quintet WindSync was bringing chamber music to the corner of Main and Eastern Avenue at Thoroughbred Park. The Houston-based ensemble is in Lexington for the first week of the Chamber … Continue reading

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Lexington Philharmonic 2013-14 season

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra has announced its 2013-14 season, which will continue its efforts to bring new music and emerging artists to Lexington. The season will start Sept. 20 with a concert including Adam Schoenberg’s American Symphony and include the … Continue reading

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Adam Schoenberg next Philharmonic and Chamber Music Festival co-commission

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Music Festival of Lexington have tapped Adam Schoenberg, whose credits already include commissions for the Atlanta and Kansas City symphonies, as the 2013-14 Saykaly Garbulinska Composer-in-Residence. Schoenberg, 32, is the second composer in the commissioning … Continue reading

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