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Allison Kaiser joins Philharmonic evolution

Allison Kaiser is off the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s beaten path. Asked to pick a place to meet to talk about her new gig as executive ­director of the orchestra, Kaiser bypasses its offices, where she says her ear is glued … Continue reading

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Ballet executive going to Pennsylvania orchestra

Lexington Ballet executive director Joe Tackett has left the company to take the same position with the Reading Symphony Orchestra in Reading, Penn. Tackett came to the Ballet just over a year ago and helped the company re-launch its professional … Continue reading

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Art League director heading to Philharmonic

Lexington Art League executive director Allison Kaiser is heading the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra in the same post. “She has an understanding of what is needed to artistically thrive and put things in place that will really launch the Philharmonic to … Continue reading

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Philharmonic executive director departing

Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra executive director Peter Kucirko is resigning from the orchestra, effective July 1. During his 11-year tenure at the Lexington Philharmonic, Kucirko guided the organization as it searched for a successor to music director George Zack, who retired … Continue reading

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Second candidate withdraws from Philharmonic search

Mei-Ann Chen, a popular contender to succeed George Zack as music director of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, has withdrawn from the race. Philharmonic executive director Peter Kucirko said that Chen sent an e-mail to him and the search committee Tuesday … Continue reading

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Glennie will open Philharmonic’s 2009-10 season

As season announcements go, this is about as spare as it gets, but that is because the Lexington Philharmonic still has to choose a music director. According the orchestra’s season-ticket solicitation letter, the Phil’s 2009-10 season will open with percussion … Continue reading

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