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Review: Lexington Philharmonic world premiere concert

The cookie-cutter formula for orchestral concerts usually leaves room for one impressive guest: the concerto soloist who plays between the overture and the intermission, before the big symphony in the second half. But the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra has, for the … Continue reading

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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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Review: Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra with guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas

Did you go to the show? Check and see if our Snapped! photographer got your picture. Read: More about Pablo Sáinz Villegas in Walter Tunis’ concert preview. Most guys have to plan Valentine’s night for two. This year, maestro Scott Terrell … Continue reading

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Review: Lexington Philharmonic opening night

After a week of making headlines with contract negotiations and the threat of a strike, the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra got down to making music Friday night at the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts. More than a year … Continue reading

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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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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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Live blog: Lexington Philharmonic opening night

In the pre-concert talk (photo, above) pianist Alessio Bax has to caution himself against talking about Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini too much lest “I make myself nervous,” he said. “There are a lot of challenges.” Philharmonic … Continue reading

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Review: Lexington Philharmonic presents old and new classics with youthful vigor

Program notes at orchestra concerts almost always tell you where a work was premiered, usually well over a century ago, and we can only imagine what it was like to be there and here a work by, say, Ludwig Van … Continue reading

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LexPhil’s guest composer gives sneak peek of world premiere

About a third of the way into Daniel Kellogg‘s Mozart’s Hymn the Lexington Philharmonic’s strings swelled and then burst, a luscious melody flowing under sparkling trills and tweets that carried the listener along. It was enchanting, though the audience at … Continue reading

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Couple took a chance to encourage new music

Ronald Saykaly didn’t know ­exactly what he was paying for. The Lexington physician and his wife, former concert pianist Teresa Garbulinska, attended the inaugural Chamber Music Festival of Lexington in 2007 at the invitation of some friends. At the first … Continue reading

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