Category Archives: Singletary Center for the Arts

Singletary Center announces 2014-15 lineup

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 … Continue reading

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MusicWorks makes joyful Singletary Center debut

Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Ode to Joy was an entirely appropriate tune for the students in the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras‘ North Limestone MusicWorks program to play Sunday night. Soaking in the applause from the audience at CKYO’s season finale concert, it … Continue reading

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Philharmonic’s 2014-15 season expands performances and contemporary works

On the same night the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra presented its third commissioned work in the Scott Terrell era, it also unveil a schedule for next season that expands its performances and presentations of contemporary works. The lineup includes performances of … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman coming to UK

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman will be at the University of Kentucky on April 14 to discuss his career in an event presented by the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Freeman, who was born in Memphis, Tenn., and grew up … Continue reading

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Singletary Center for the Arts 2013-14 season

The Singletary Center for the Arts has announced a lineup of five marquee performances for the 2013-14 performing arts season, including three that pair the touring stars with University of Kentucky student ensembles. Once again, the season includes a date … Continue reading

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Singletary Center getting new seats over the holidays

The Singletary Center for the Arts concert hall will be getting new seats over the holiday break, thanks to a $200,000 allocation from the University of Kentucky Provost’s Office. According to Center director Michael Grice, it will be the first … Continue reading

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Notebook: Anthony Clark Evans brings his award-winning voice home

See more: Photo gallery from Anthony Clark Evans recital Anthony Clark Evans’ story of going from car salesman to opera sensation in less than a year has been one of the funnest arts stories of the year. Fun: It ‘s … Continue reading

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Andrew Bird added to Singletary schedule

No sooner had the Singletary Center for the Arts announced its 2012-13 season then it added an artist. Rootsy, retro, progressive … OK, hard to describe violinist Andrew Bird is coming to Singletary at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 – that … Continue reading

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Alltech awards more than half-a-million dollars in opera scholarships

Alltech gave more than half-a-million dollars in scholarships to potential students in the University of Kentucky’s voice program on Sunday in the seventh annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. The competition is sort of like if prospective UK basketball players came … Continue reading

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Review: Seth Meyers at UK

Seth Meyers reads the faux news every week on the biggest stage for American comedy, NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and he’s performed for President Barack Obama and other prestigious audiences. But really, as we learned at the Singletary Center for … Continue reading

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