Tag Archives: University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

WEG Opening Ceremonies DVD

If you want to relive the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, or you feel like you never really got to see it in the abbreviated TV broadcast of the ceremonies, the event is now out … Continue reading

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Is the sellout back?

The afternoon of Feb. 6, I was standing in line at the Singletary Center for the Arts box office behind a handsomely dressed couple that looked like they had just come from church to see the final performance of the … Continue reading

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2011 represents a new normal for arts scene

After a volatile year in Central Kentucky arts, 2011 should give us a sense of how things might settle in for the coming years. This will be a year that could establish new normals for the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, which … Continue reading

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A couple hundred tickets available for Kentucky Christmas Chorus

The Mayor’s office reports that 270 tickets have become available for tonight’s (Dec. 14) presentation of the Kentucky Christmas Chorus at the Singletary Center for the Arts. As of last week, the annual sing-along was sold out (weird term, we … Continue reading

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UK Symphony’s cultural exchange

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra launches its post-World Equestrian Games Season Friday with a concert that is part of a new cultural exchange. Shanghai violinist Sha will be the featured soloist on the concert performing the The Butterfly Lovers violin … Continue reading

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Review: Marvin Hamlisch with the UK Symphony at the Singletary Center

Orchestra week in Central Kentucky continued on some delightful notes Saturday night when composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch joined the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra for an evening of his and other writers’ classics. (See a photo gallery) It’s actually … Continue reading

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Red letter dates on the 2010-11 arts calendar

The 2010-11Central Kentucky arts calendar is bolstered by an unprecedented slew of performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. But outside of that, it is a really strong and interesting year with marquee touring artists coming into town and … Continue reading

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Singletary Signature series 2010-11 features Hamlisch, Marsalis and Perlman

The Singletary Center for the Arts still has a few blanks to fill in on its 2010-11 Signature Series, blanks center director Michael Grice describes as “surprises” to be revealed once contracts are solidified. But here is what we know, … Continue reading

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Review: UK Symphony’s epic

It happened, as things tend to do in Requiems, in the Dies Irae, the second movement. The low strings in the orchestra and high voices in the choir opened, staking out the extremes. Then the rest of the 325 musicians … Continue reading

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Another concerto coincidence

Earlier this year, we wrote about the unusual situation of violinists Arnaud Sussmann and Sarah Chang both playing Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto at the Singletary Center for the Arts within eight days of each other, with the Lexington Philharmonic and … Continue reading

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