Tag Archives: Gustav Mahler

Notebook: Lexington Philharmonic’s epic season opener

There is this moment in the middle of the fifth movement of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’ where the strings are swirling, the percussion is crashing, the winds are rising to the high heavens, and you look at the quiet choir and soloists … Continue reading

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Mahler, Liszt, Debussy…and Dechtenberg!!!

I have to give credit for the headline on this post to the event posting on Facebook for Thursday night’s University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra concert — I couldn’t improve on the self-deprecating humor. Yes, as we have covered in … Continue reading

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Review: UK Symphony Orchestra and soprano Cynthia Lawrence

More than a decade ago, Everett McCorvey started building the University of Kentucky’s opera program into a nationally recognized boutique for training young voices and presenting exciting programs. The middle of this decade, John Nardolillo took over the UK Symphony … Continue reading

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