Tag Archives: Scott Terrell

Notebook: Kayoko Dan makes a dramatic return to Lexington

Former Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras director Kayoko Dan returned to the Bluegrass Friday night, directing the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra in a cinematic concert that highlighted several of the group’s principal players. Dan said Monday that the program was completely chosen … Continue reading

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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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