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Philharmonic changes this weekend’s soloist

The Lexington Philharmonic has announced that there will be a change in soloists for this week’s nearly sold-out concerts. Awadagin Pratt, originally scheduled to perform music by George Gershwin at Thursday’s Kicked Back Classics concert at the Downtown Arts Center and Friday … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Opera singer closes out UK Opera’s Porgy and Bess run

For the second time in what has become the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre‘s semi-pro season, a Metropolitan Opera singer was on stage Sunday for one of its productions. Soprano Angela Brown took the stage as Bess is the final … Continue reading

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UK Opera’s collaborative season

University of Kentucky Opera Theatre director Everett McCorvey says he tells his children that in life you are known by the company you keep. This season, his opera program will be keeping some really good company. The 2010-11 arts season … Continue reading

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Video: DiMartino & Robinson prepare for Sydney

Early this week I caught up with trumpeter Vince DiMartino and organist Schuyler Robinson to preview their Friday night concert at Centenary United Methodist Church. The event is part of their preparation for the International Trumpet Guild Conference in July … Continue reading

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