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Appreciation: Marvin Hamlisch, 1944-2012

Before that October night in 2010, a lot of us primarily knew Marvin Hamlisch as a name atop a score. But what scores they were: A Chorus Line, The Way We Were, and The Sting. In reality, we needed no introduction. Hamlisch told … Continue reading

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2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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Review: Marvin Hamlisch with the UK Symphony at the Singletary Center

Orchestra week in Central Kentucky continued on some delightful notes Saturday night when composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch joined the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra for an evening of his and other writers’ classics. (See a photo gallery) It’s actually … Continue reading

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Review: UK Symphony’s epic

It happened, as things tend to do in Requiems, in the Dies Irae, the second movement. The low strings in the orchestra and high voices in the choir opened, staking out the extremes. Then the rest of the 325 musicians … Continue reading

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