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Review: Joshua Bell and the UK Symphony

The night before the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team was set to take the court in Indianapolis in pursuit of a historic 39th win and berth in the national championship game, the UK Symphony Orchestra put a W in … 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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Jeremy Denk makes Joshua Bell’s recital a hotter ticket

When I heard Joshua Bell was coming to the Norton Center for the Arts for a recital Monday night, I was excited. When I heard Jeremy Denk was set to be his accompanist, that feeling doubled. In October 2007, I … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2009 arts and entertainment

For the day-after-New Year’s Weekender, Scott the editor asked me and the other Herald-Leader critics to weigh in on what we are looking forward to in 2009. Here’s my list of local arts events. Violin virtuosos: Early in the year, … Continue reading

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Joshua Bell: Violin Hero?

Above: Joshua Bell plays Paganini. Is this video game material? We had a chance to talk to violin virtuoso Joshua Bell Tuesday to preview his Jan. 26 recital with Jeremy Denk at the Norton Center for the Arts in Danville. … Continue reading

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