Lexington Philharmonic


Fri February 13, 2015
Arts Weekly

Rich Copley: Unlucky in Love, the Lex Phil, and Sundy Best

Credit kentucky.com

It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural activities.

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Fri September 19, 2014


Mon May 19, 2014
Listener Feedback

Feedback: Lex Phil Beethoven from Afar, Story Comment & Tech Issues (of course)

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Steve emailed us, “It seems, after every cooperative concert with the Lexington Philharmonic, I as a singer in the Lexington Chamber Chorale, have an "issue" with WEKU. At Christmas it was a failure of my computer to make a good recording of the Messiah. Today it is my inability to sing with the chorale due to a family emergency. I am "stranded" in Dallas TX and hope to hear the Beethoven 9 when it is broadcast."

(Steve continues) "So, my question: When will the Beethoven 9 be broadcast? I do want to

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Fri February 1, 2013
Arts Weekly

LexPhil Takes on Sultry Tango Opera

Director and choreographer John de los Santos and mezzo-soprano Solange Merdinian practice a tango for the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra's production of Astor Piazolla's "María de Buenos Aires" at the Downtown Arts Center in Lexington, Ky., on Jan. 29, 2013. The production runs at the same location Feb. 1 to 3.
Credit Rich Copley — Lexington Herald-Leader

A pair of films are restaged this weekend in central Kentucky, one is a surprisingly new Broadway musical. Also, the Lexington Philharmonic spreads its wings with an opera done to a tango beat.  With a preview is Rich Copley, who covers the arts for the Lexington Herald Leader

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Fri January 25, 2013
Arts Weekly

Lexington Philharmonic Presents Tango Opera at Downtown Arts Center

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Credit Lexington Philharmonic on Facebook

If you look for a definition of the word "classic," you come up with, "something that has stood the test of time." What we call "classical music" comes from a European-derived reverence for music Hayden, Mozart, Beethoven, and others. But where does timeless ethnic music of other cultures fit in? 

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