Tag Archives: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

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

Share
Posted in LexArts, Lexington Philharmonic, Music, Uncategorized, Visual arts | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How can Lexington become a creative hotbed?

Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Sunday afternoon

The fourth annual UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington came to an appropriate conclusion Sunday afternoon with a celebration of the composer. The festival was moving in this direction all weekend, starting Friday with a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s aching … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Classical Music, Lexington Philharmonic, Music, Reviews, UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Sunday afternoon

Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Saturday night

Saturday was a playful and eventful night for the 2010 UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington. For the third consecutive year, the festival presented the world premiere of a piece commissioned by the festival. But before that, festival president Charles … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Central Kentucky Arts News, Classical Music, Lexington Philharmonic, Music, UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Saturday night

Review: UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, Friday night

Alexander Fiterstein ended his wholly appropriate introduction of Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time saying, “I hope you enjoy it.” It was a somewhat awkward thing to say, given the nature of the piece. But even those of … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Classical Music, Music, Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Review: A ‘dreamy’ quintet

Clancy Newman’s Dream Sequence sounded like a nightmare. The piece, which had its world premier Saturday night at the UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, started with about as much racket as a piano quintet can make, the piano sounding … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Classical Music, Music, Reviews, UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Review: A ‘dreamy’ quintet

Chamber Music Festival musicians drop a little knowledge on local players

Before the musicians in the UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington take the stage at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion this weekend, they held class. In addition to rehearsals and other events surrounding the third annual festival, four of the players … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Central Kentucky Arts News, Classical Music, Music, UBS Chamber Music Festival of Lexington | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Marquee additions to the Philharmonic season

The Lexington Philharmonic‘s new music director, Scott Terrell, is going to start his tenure with more marquee names on the season schedule than the orchestra has had in quite a while. In addition to Evelyn Glennie, probably the best-known classical … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Central Kentucky Arts News, Classical Music, Lexington Philharmonic, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Marquee additions to the Philharmonic season