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April 24, 2014

Marco Tezza at Memorial Hall

Internationally renowned Italian pianist Marco Tezza will take the stage at the University of Kentucky. The concert, presented by the UK School of Music, is free and open to the public.A celebrated pianist and conductor, Tezza is a prolific artist who presents a vast repertoire, from baroque to contemporary music. He is well-known to the public and critics as an …

Start: April 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: UK Memorial Hall
Address:
Memorial Hall, S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, United States

Harpeth Rising at Natasha’s Bistro

Billed as an “American Sensation” by WSM 650, this group of young classically trained musicians is making an impact wherever they play. The quartet brings an exciting and distinctive sound to the Americana genre. With a banjo and fiddle, you might think they’re traditional bluegrass, but think again: cello and hand drum round out the group, creating a truly new …

Start: April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

May 16, 2014

Lexington Philharmonic: Beethoven 9 at Singletary Center for the Arts

The 2013-2014 season closes with timeless masterworks in Beethoven 9. Debussy’s Claire de Lune and Golijov’s Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra (featuring soprano Jennifer Zetlan) will prepare the stage for Beethoven’s famous Symphony No. 9 (featuring guest soloists, and a mass chorus combining members of the Lexington Singers, Lexington Chamber Chorale, and Kentucky Bach Choir). www.lexphil.org

Start: May 16, 2014 7:30 pm
End: May 16, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

September 7, 2014

Matthew Cochran at Natasha’s Bistro

Matthew Cochran is a singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist who mixes the plaintive folksong of his native Appalachia with classical conservatory training. A ten-year veteran of the concert stage, Cochran abandoned traditional classical performances in 2010 in search of a hybrid between American roots music and classical composition. www.beetnik.com

Start: September 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 7, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

September 20, 2014

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Bolero & Barnatan’ at Singletary Center for The Arts

LexPhil’s 2014-2015 Season begins with Bolero & Barnatan at Singletary Center for the Arts. Pianist Inon Barnatan, recently appointed the New York Philharmonic’s first Artist-in-Association, joins LexPhil for Tchaikovsky’s iconic Piano Concerto No. 1. Gershwin’s Cuban Overture complete the evening with Cuban rhythms, followed by French composer Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso and Bolero. Visit www.lexphil.org for more information.

Start: September 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 17, 2014

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Heroes: Eroica & Icarus’ at Singletary Center for The Arts

As featured on Heroes: Eroica & Icarus,  music by minimalist composer Phillip Glass makes its first appearance on a LexPhil program with the narrated film Icarus at the Edge of Time, a multimedia experience in film, orchestral score, and guest narrator at the Lexington Opera House. Premiered in 2010 at the World Science Festival, Icarus is based on a children’s …

Start: October 17, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 17, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 18, 2014

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Heroes: Eroica & Icarus’ at Singletary Center for The Arts

As featured on Heroes: Eroica & Icarus,  music by minimalist composer Phillip Glass makes its first appearance on a LexPhil program with the narrated film Icarus at the Edge of Time, a multimedia experience in film, orchestral score, and guest narrator at the Lexington Opera House. Premiered in 2010 at the World Science Festival, Icarus is based on a children’s …

Start: October 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 14, 2014

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Carmina Burana’ at Singletary Center for the Arts

Carmina Burana! features LexPhil, joined by a combined mass choir of regional collegiate choral groups from Eastern Kentucky University, Berea College, Transylvania University and more at the Singletary Center for the Arts for a grand presentation of Orff’s Carmina Burana, paired with Scriabin’s symphonic poem, The Poem of Ecstasy. www.lexphil.org

Start: November 14, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 14, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

February 13, 2015

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger’ at Singletary Center for The Arts

The second half of the 2014-2015 Season kicks off with Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger at Singletary Center for the Arts. Contemporary Chinese composer, Tan Dun’s Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello is inspired by his Oscar-winning film score. Dun’s piece is presented alongside Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Tchaikovsky’s classic Symphony No. 2. www.lexphil.org

Start: February 13, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 13, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 17, 2015

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Ainadamar’ at Singletary Center for the Arts

A performance Argentinean composer Osvaldo Golijov’s contemporary Spanish-language concert-opera, Ainadamar or Fountain of Tears will be presented at the Lexington Opera House in a first time collaboration with the Kentucky Opera. This opera focuses on the long lasting impact of the poet Lorca on generations of artists around the world – through Golijov’s brilliant musical score that highlights tango, Flamenco, …

Start: April 17, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 18, 2015

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Ainadamar’ at Singletary Center for the Arts

A performance Argentinean composer Osvaldo Golijov’s contemporary Spanish-language concert-opera, Ainadamar or Fountain of Tears will be presented at the Lexington Opera House in a first time collaboration with the Kentucky Opera. This opera focuses on the long lasting impact of the poet Lorca on generations of artists around the world – through Golijov’s brilliant musical score that highlights tango, Flamenco, …

Start: April 18, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 18, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 15, 2015

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Symphonie Fantastique: Sonic Colors’ at Singletary Center for The Arts

The 2014-2015 season closes with Symphonie Fantastique: Sonic Colors at the Singletary Center for the Arts with a celebration of great Romantic works. LexPhil will present an excerpt from the colorful The Garden of Cosmic Speculation by contemporary American composer Michael Gandolfi, Alexandre da Costa, violin, will join LexPhil for Sibelius’ triumphant Violin Concerto, op. 47 and the concert will …

Start: May 15, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States