Tag Archives: Osvaldo Golijov

Philharmonic’s 2014-15 season expands performances and contemporary works

On the same night the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra presented its third commissioned work in the Scott Terrell era, it also unveil a schedule for next season that expands its performances and presentations of contemporary works. The lineup includes performances of … Continue reading

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Alastair Willis: this charming man

Alastair Willis looked at the group assembled in the Presidents Room of the Singletary Center for the Arts, and for a moment, he looked like he might have no idea what to say to the people. Then, pre-concert chat moderator … Continue reading

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Live this Weekend: Conductor Alastair Willis

Click the play button to hear our chat with Alastair Willis: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/02/090212philwillis-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. Alastair Willis’ résumé reads like a world tour. He started playing piano when he was a boy in Russia, took up … Continue reading

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Philharmonic string players stand and deliver

When Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra fans are settled into their seats Friday night, they’ll find that the musicians aren’t. The violins and violas, at least, will be standing, poised to dance and maybe throw down a few punches — musically, that … Continue reading

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Discovering Golijov a matter of trust

Note: I’ll be Twittering the Grammy Awards tonight, using the hashtag #grammys, if you want to join in the chat. Discovering new music is often a matter of trust, particularly if you are interested in exploring something like contemporary classical … Continue reading

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