Category Archives: Singletary Center for the Arts

Notebook: Kayoko Dan makes a dramatic return to Lexington

Former Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras director Kayoko Dan returned to the Bluegrass Friday night, directing the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra in a cinematic concert that highlighted several of the group’s principal players. Dan said Monday that the program was completely chosen … Continue reading

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Notebook … ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Live

In 2012, the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated its 50th anniversary with a movie music concert that included John Williams’ theme from Star Wars. I am not exaggerating when I say that I have probably heard that theme more than 1,000 times, but … Continue reading

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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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