Category Archives: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

LexArts sets campaign record, aims much higher

  LexArts set a new record in its 2012 Campaign for the Arts, raising $1.05 million to be distributed among area cultural groups for general operating support and Community Arts Grants. But LexArts President and CEO Jim Clark said he … Continue reading

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Central Kentucky Arts 2011: Big events and big changes

We did not have a major international event in Lexington this year like 2010’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but it felt like a big year in the arts. WEG was a catalyst for a lot of big names and … Continue reading

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2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Sunday afternoon

The fourth annual UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington came to an appropriate conclusion Sunday afternoon with a celebration of the composer. The festival was moving in this direction all weekend, starting Friday with a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s aching … Continue reading

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Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Saturday night

Saturday was a playful and eventful night for the 2010 UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington. For the third consecutive year, the festival presented the world premiere of a piece commissioned by the festival. But before that, festival president Charles … Continue reading

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Discuss: Lexington’s performance spaces

What do you think of Lexington’s inventory of theaters and other venues for live performances? Currently, leaving aside our behemoth of Rupp Arena, our major arts and entertainment venues are the Singletary Center for the Arts, which seats about 1,500, … Continue reading

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Review: A ‘dreamy’ quintet

Clancy Newman’s Dream Sequence sounded like a nightmare. The piece, which had its world premier Saturday night at the UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, started with about as much racket as a piano quintet can make, the piano sounding … Continue reading

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Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington not a one-man show

This could have easily been the Nathan Cole Show. That was what the UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington hung its first edition in 2007: Hometown guy made good Nathan Cole, a violinist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, came back … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Festival musicians drop a little knowledge on local players

Before the musicians in the UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington take the stage at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion this weekend, they held class. In addition to rehearsals and other events surrounding the third annual festival, four of the players … Continue reading

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