Tag Archives: George Frideric Handel

Lexington Singers Messiah flash mobs

Click play to hear the Lexington Singers’ Hallelujah performance in the food court at Fayette Mall: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2010/12/101217hallelujah-mall.mp3[/podcast] Reid Talley and his daughter Meg were in the Fayette Mall food court, taking a break from some Christmas shopping Friday evening, when … Continue reading

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Review: Philharmonic’s Home for the Holidays

Friday night the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra launched its new Christmastime show, Home for the Holidays, which falls somewhere between the University of Kentucky Choirs’ holiday Collage, the Kentucky Christmas Chorus and the Philharmonic’s own Candy Cane Concert. Where exactly it … Continue reading

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Review: Lexington Philharmonic’s Messiah

Before Thursday night it was already obvious there were big changes to the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra‘s annual rendition of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Instead of driving to the University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center for the Arts, we were directed to … Continue reading

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UK voice student takes every opportunity to sing

Reginald Smith Jr. had no other option. He was at home in Atlanta. He had an audition for the voice department at the University of Kentucky the next morning. The family car had broken down. So at 11 p.m., he … Continue reading

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Messianic voices

Eric Brown has had at least one big thing to do between winning at the Kentucky District round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and heading to Tri-State regionals in Indianapolis next month: Get ready for Messiah. Brown will … Continue reading

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Listening to: Natalie Dessay, Bach Cantatas

After listening to Natalie Dessay’s new recording of three sacred cantatas by J.S. Bach, it’s funny to be reminded these pieces would not have been sung by a woman when they were composed. People had some weird ideas back in … Continue reading

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