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NY and Lex Phil on similar tracks?

Wednesday night the New York Philharmonic opened its season with a concert of jazzy, brassy and non-traditional fare that made me think about the Lexington Philharmonic’s upcoming season, which includes quite a bit of jazzy, brassy and non-traditional fare. Nearly … Continue reading

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Steven A. Hoffman: New Norton Center director likes being back at school

DANVILLE — Steven A. Hoffman navigates the dining hall at Centre College like a returning student, heaping some salad fixings on the plate, hitting the sandwich counter for a generous serving of sliced turkey on top, and noting to his … Continue reading

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New York Philharmonic’s virtual tour comes to Danville

As the New York Philharmonic has made its way through the Eastern United States, fans have been kept up to date with a photo and video tour diary on the orchestra’s website. The Danville edition posted late Monday with some … Continue reading

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Review: New York Philharmonic in Danville

There are two presumptions you could have made about Thursday night’s New York Philharmonic concert at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts in Danville. This being a farewell tour for Maestro Lorin Maazel, 79-years-old today, you could assume this … Continue reading

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New York Philharmonic Danville performance part of a secret ambition

It didn’t start as a grand plan, although it is an ambitious idea. Early in his career as director of the ­Norton Center for the Arts at Centre ­College in Danville, George Foreman brought in the Cleveland Orchestra for a … 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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Changing of baton in New York provokes thought about Lexington Philharmonic search

While the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s conductor search has us contemplating what a changing of the baton in the Bluegrass might mean, we can check out how the same sort of change might impact a bigger band. Anyone up for a … Continue reading

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