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March 15, 2015

Cypress String Quartet at Singletary Center for The Arts

  Chamber Music Society of Central Kentucky presents Cypress String Quartet. Known for its elegant performances, the Cypress String Quartet has been praised by Gramophone for its “artistry of uncommon insight and cohesion,” and its sound has been called “beautifully proportioned and powerful” by The Washington Post. The Cypress Quartet was formed in San Francisco in 1996, and during its initial rehearsals …

Start: March 15, 2015 3:00 pm
End: March 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: UK students, free, Students $7, general $25

March 19, 2015

Kronos Quartet: WWI Chronicles at EKU Center for the Arts

An unforgettable night of music with America’s preeminent chamber quartet, the program features “World War I Chronicles,” a new work for string quartet commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of WWI. A remarkable multimedia performance event featuring a video component, documentary audio, and never-before-seen archival footage from the era. www.ekucenter.com

Start: March 19, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 19, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $27-$43

April 3, 2015

Joshua Bell and The UK Symphony Orchestra at Singletary Center for the Arts

Often referred to as the “poet of the violin,” JOSHUA BELL is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists. He continues to enchant audiences with his breathtaking virtuosity, tone of sheer beauty, and charismatic stage presence. His restless curiosity, passion, universal appeal, and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of “classical music superstar.” He will join with …

Start: April 3, 2015 7:30 pm
End: April 3, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $85/$75/$65/$45

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

April 24, 2015

Australian Chamber Orchestra at EKU Center for The Arts

Under the direction of Artistic Director and Lead Violinist Richard Tognetti, the Australian Chamber Orchestra has become a one of the most energetic and sought after chamber groups of this era. They are joined by the celebrated Swedish clarinetist Martin Fröst, who The New York Times says exhibits “a musicianship unsurpassed by any clarinetist—perhaps any instrumentalist—in memory.” www.ekucenter.com

Start: April 24, 2015 7:30 pm
End: April 24, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $35-$52

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