Tag Archives: Aaron Copland

Review: The National Symphony Orchestra at the Singletary Center for the Arts

Hugh Wolff bounded onto the Singletary Center for the Arts’ stage Wednesday night and started the National Symphony Orchestra’s concert not so much with a downbeat, but a lightning strike of his baton toward the percussion, igniting a majestic rendition … Continue reading

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UK Opera will record Die Fledermaus

In the past 10 years, the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has recorded Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land, creating one of the few complete records of the work, and the world premier of Thomas Pasatieri’s The Hotel Casablanca. This year, UK … Continue reading

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Review: Lexington Singers – ‘A Bluegrass Tapestry’

The Lexington Singers get it. Times and people are changing, and the audience to come out and simply hear a concert of choral works is declining. For a group such as the Singers, as talented and well-directed as they are, … Continue reading

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Video review: Our Lincoln

The presentation of Our Lincoln at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in February was undeniably a big deal for Kentucky arts and humanities. Artists who live and work here were presented on one … Continue reading

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Kids highlight WEKU event

After Lexington Philharmonic bassist Joe Tackett finished his chat with WEKU Morning Classics host Michael Carter at Joseph-Beth Booksellers Saturday, he pointed something out. During the chat, part of a WEKU/Joseph-Beth Gives Back event at the book store, Carter had … Continue reading

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