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Philharmonic musicians vote against management, for ‘strike if … necessary’ in contract negotiations

The discord between the musicians of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and its management has become louder following votes at a full orchestra meeting on Sept. 12. According to a post Monday evening linked on the “Musicians of the Lexington Philharmonic” Facebook … Continue reading

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Lexington Philharmonic 2013-14 season

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra has announced its 2013-14 season, which will continue its efforts to bring new music and emerging artists to Lexington. The season will start Sept. 20 with a concert including Adam Schoenberg’s American Symphony and include the … Continue reading

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Adam Schoenberg next Philharmonic and Chamber Music Festival co-commission

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Music Festival of Lexington have tapped Adam Schoenberg, whose credits already include commissions for the Atlanta and Kansas City symphonies, as the 2013-14 Saykaly Garbulinska Composer-in-Residence. Schoenberg, 32, is the second composer in the commissioning … Continue reading

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Philharmonic extends Terrell’s contract

The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra announced today that it has extended music director Scott Terrell’s contract five years, through 2018-19 season. “Scott has ushered in a new era for LexPhil which has raised the bar for all of us who love music,” … Continue reading

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Lexington Philharmonic’s new principal cellist will be right at home

During his 21 years in Lexington, University of Kentucky associate cello professor Benjamin Karp has become one of Lexington’s most recognizable musicians through his fluid playing style and a distinctive shock of curly hair. But until now, he hasn’t been … Continue reading

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LASC in the running for $10,000 from Chase Community Giving

Lexington’s Living Arts and Science Center is the only Kentucky organization on the leaderboard for $10,000 or more in the Chase Community Giving National Challenge. In the online competition for votes, groups that maintain a ranking of 196 or more out … Continue reading

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Project SEE Theatre announces 2013 shows

Project SEE Theatre has announced a second season, albeit an abbreviated one after bowing with a four-show schedule in 2011-12, plus a collaboration with Transylvania University. Within the two upcoming shows are several ties to Actors Theatre of Louisville, where … Continue reading

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Listen: Scott Terrell on movie music

The centerpiece of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary is Saturday night’s (Jan. 14, 2012) concert of movie music at the Lexington Opera House. Leading up to the show, we have run two articles: ~ A Jan. 8 piece on … Continue reading

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Philharmonic will honor George Zack, Friday

Before Friday’s Human Spirit concert, the Lexington Philharmonic Guild will honor the spirit that guided the orchestra for 37 years: Maestro George Zack. Zack, who led the orchestra from 1972 until his retirement in 2008, will be honored with bronze … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … Continue reading

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