Lexington Philharmonic

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.  First on their agenda this weekend is tonight’s opening concert for the region’s premiere symphony orchestra. 

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com. 

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It’s time for our weekly chat featuring weekend arts and cultural events with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

On their minds this week are season finales for the Lexington Philharmonic and Lexington Singers, a Studio Players production and the Great Day Race at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Rich Copley & Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com

Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 events.

With numerous plays opening and several concerts happening, Rich tells WEKU’s Jonese Franklin the Bluegrass is jam packed this weekend with things to do. 

Rich Copley covers arts and culture for the Lexington Herald Leader and Lexgo.com, where you’ll find out more about the weekend’s events.

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Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 events.

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Rich Copley, via Twitter

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 events.


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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.

Rich Copley, via Twitter

It's time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley from the Lexington Herald Leader.

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

LexPhil Takes on Sultry Tango Opera

Feb 1, 2013
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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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?