Tag Archives: Johannes Brahms

UK Symphony’s cultural exchange

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra launches its post-World Equestrian Games Season Friday with a concert that is part of a new cultural exchange. Shanghai violinist Sha will be the featured soloist on the concert performing the The Butterfly Lovers violin … Continue reading

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Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington not a one-man show

This could have easily been the Nathan Cole Show. That was what the UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington hung its first edition in 2007: Hometown guy made good Nathan Cole, a violinist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, came back … Continue reading

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Review: Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk

Before Joshua Bell strode onto the stage of the Norton Center for the Arts Monday night, I was talking to a gentleman who lamented the state of this classical music concert thing. Major venues across the state and across the … Continue reading

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Gail Robinson memorial podcasts: Frederica von Stade

Greeting the crowd at “a farewell celebration” for the late Gail Robinson, First Presbyterian Church Pastor Lee Bowman said, “We cannot speak of the life of Gail Robinson without giving thanks for the gift of great music.” And there should … Continue reading

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