Tag Archives: Centre College

Big deal: Vienna Phil and Dudamel in Danville

Norton Center for the Arts director George Foreman and director of programs and public relations Debra Hoskins were in the office of a powerful New York classical music manager with a big idea: They wanted to bring one of the … Continue reading

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Centre bringing Vienna Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel for WEG

UPDATED, BELOW. DANVILLE – The hottest star in classical music, 29-year-old Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel, will conduct the venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts on Sept. 27, during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. “This is … Continue reading

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Podcast: Wu Han and David Finkel on the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass

Click play to hear a podcast of our conversation with Wu Han and David Finkel. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2010/05/100520cmfobg-hanfinkel.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. The unplayed tune that has colored the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass is a Rodgers and … Continue reading

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@WEKU: Building Arts Communities, Part 3 – Venues

The third part of “Building Arts Communities,” the series the Herald-Leader has partnered with WEKU-FM 88.9 to present, aired this morning with me looking at Lexington and Central Kentucky’s arts venues. I visited Danville, Richmond and talked to several officials … Continue reading

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Norton Center for the Arts director leaving

George Foreman, the impresario who made the Norton Center for the Arts an unlikely cultural hotspot, will leave at the end of this year to become the new director of the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center. “I’m really excited, … Continue reading

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Pictures: The Norton Center for the Arts renovation

Since we ran a story yesterday citing the current renovation project at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, which will be unveiled early this fall, it seemed like a good time to show a few other pictures we caught … Continue reading

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Pleasant Hill is alive . . .

Check out our audio slide show from As It Is In Heaven. Shaker Village of ­Pleasant Hill doesn’t necessarily need music. The lush, green grounds of the community are a sustained pianissimo passage, frequently augmented by the songs of birds, … Continue reading

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Bruckheimers to give commencement address at Centre

Centre College’s 2009 commencement ceremonies will have a little Hollywood glitter with the address being delivered by highly successful film director Jerry Bruckheimer and his wife, Linda Bruckheimer. Jerry Bruckheimer’s producing successes have included blockbuster epics such as the Pirates … Continue reading

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