Tag Archives: Scott Terrell

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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Listen: Scott Terrell on movie music

The centerpiece of the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary is Saturday night’s (Jan. 14, 2012) concert of movie music at the Lexington Opera House. Leading up to the show, we have run two articles: ~ A Jan. 8 piece on … Continue reading

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Philharmonic will honor George Zack, Friday

Before Friday’s Human Spirit concert, the Lexington Philharmonic Guild will honor the spirit that guided the orchestra for 37 years: Maestro George Zack. Zack, who led the orchestra from 1972 until his retirement in 2008, will be honored with bronze … Continue reading

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How can Lexington become a creative hotbed?

When composer Dan Kellogg graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music, he assumed that he needed to move to New York City, the center of the musical universe. There were challenges, particularly in finding a place to live. Both he … Continue reading

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Picnic with the Pops returns to Keeneland

For the second year, Picnic with the Pops will take place at Keeneland, this time featuring the Miami-based Cuban-music group Tiempo Libre with the Lexington Philharmonic. Last year, Picnic with the Pops moved out of the Kentucky Horse Park and into … Continue reading

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Philharmonic changes this weekend’s soloist

The Lexington Philharmonic has announced that there will be a change in soloists for this week’s nearly sold-out concerts. Awadagin Pratt, originally scheduled to perform music by George Gershwin at Thursday’s Kicked Back Classics concert at the Downtown Arts Center and Friday … Continue reading

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National Symphony officials discuss arts advocacy with Lexington arts administrators

Note: The National Symphony Orchestra performs at the Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. The National Symphony Orchestra has made a lot of music in Kentucky since landing in Louisville Thursday. But Wednesday morning, executive director … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Book of Songs and Visions’

Here’s a little video feature from Wednesday night’s rehearsal for Scott Terrell and the Lexington Philharmonic’s world premiere performance of the orchestral version of Daniel Thomas Davis’ ‘Book of Songs and Visions.’

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