Lexington Philharmonic Fairy-Tale Opera at annual Candy Cane! Nov. 26 to feature Hansel and Gretel

The Lexington Philharmonic kicks off the holiday season with its annual Candy Cane Concert on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Singletary Center for the Arts. LexPhil will present a very special semi-staged presentation of Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairy-tale opera Hänsel & Gretel, featuring the talents of Kentucky Opera Studio Artists. Originally conceived by the Brothers Grimm,...

Pair of iconic symphonies and a modern American master among highlights of LexPhil’s Simplicity

Lexington Philharmonic presents the second concert of the 2017-18 season, Simplicity on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 pm at the Singletary Center for the Arts. The evening opens with Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, followed by Pulitzer-prize winning American composer Dominick Argento’s Casa Guidi, an exquisite song cycle which brings to musical life the letters of Victorian poet Elizabeth...

‘Here Today, Hear Forever’ the theme for Lexington Philharmonic’s new 2017-18 season series

The Lexington Philharmonic announced its 2017-18 season, Here Today, Hear Forever. LexPhil’s 56th season celebrates living music as a collaborative force of the past, present and future, combining iconic masters of the orchestral cannon with living composers of today. By intertwining the two, LexPhil continues to create a musical environment of artistic excellence, innovation, collaboration and...

Beethoven, Brahms and Bagpipes: LexPhil continues 2017 season with pair of masterpieces

The Lexington Philharmonic continues its 2016-17 season, Hear it FIRST, with Beethoven and Brahms, a lively program featuring masterpieces of the orchestral cannon on Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Philadelphia Orchestra musicians Yumi Kendall and Marc Rovetti will join LexPhil in Brahms’ dynamic Concerto for Violin and Cello. “I am thrilled to bring two...

LexPhil featuring the music of James Bond during third annual New Year’s Eve concert

The Lexington Philharmonic welcomes celebrated vocalist, Hilary Kole to Lexington for LexPhil’s third annual New Year’s Eve concert, Casino Royale: The Music of James Bond at the Lexington Opera House on Saturday, Dec. 31st, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. LexPhil and Kole will join forces to perform the Bond film catalog, from ‘Casino Royale’ to ‘Diamonds are Forever’, and more. A perennially popular...

Lexington Philharmonic closes season with performance of big and bold Beethoven 5

The Lexington Philharmonic closes the 2015-16 season series with Beethoven 5, a program featuring both classic masterpieces and modern masters on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm at Singletary Center for the Arts. Paul Jacobs, the first and only organist to have won a Grammy Award, joins the Lexington Philharmonic for Guilmant’s Organ Symphony No. 1. “I can think of no more dramatic a close...

Lexington Philharmonic’s 55th season features works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Brahms

The Lexington Philharmonic’s 55th season celebrates music as the collaborative force of the human spirit that inspires reflection, ecstasy and profundity and will feature masterworks of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, contemporary works by Grammy-Award winning composer Stephen Paulus and Christopher Theofanidis are also scheduled. “Programs are centered around music’s power to shape...

LexPhil’s Music Director Scott Terrell to conduct Opera Hong Kong, National Arts Orchestra

The Lexington Philharmonic announced multiple guest conducting engagements for Music Director and Conductor, Scott Terrell, including international debut engagements in 2016 with Opera Hong Kong and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and a return to Aspen Music Festival and School to lead a program with one of the world’s greatest violinists, Sarah Chang. Other world class soloists Terrell is slated...

LexPhil’s latest PB&J Concert Music Builds Community! set for Saturday at Lyric Theatre

The third concert of the Lexington Philharmonic’s 2015-2016 Peanut Butter & Jelly Concert Series takes place Saturday, Feb. 20. LexPhil is bringing Music Builds Community! to the The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center for a jazz-inspired interactive program featuring music by the greats Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Concerts will be held at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. LexPhil musicians...

‘Gloria’ builds on a 40-year LexPhil tradition; Dec. 12 performance a diverse program of sacred works

The Lexington Philharmonic continues the 2015-2016 Season with “Gloria,” on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m.at the Cathedral of Christ the King. Building on a nearly 40-year tradition of presenting Handel’s “Messiah” each December, this special concert will include selections from both “Messiah” and Vivaldi’s “Gloria.” The music of modern masters John...

LexPhil, Chamber Chorale and Met audition winners present Very Metropolitan Messiah

Bass Baritone Donovan Singletary will sing in the LexPhil’s Very Metropolitan Messiah. Singletary recently finished the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at New York’s Met and was praised by Opera News for his “light, bright baritone.” (Photo from Facebook)   The Lexington Philharmonic’s Very Metropolitan Messiah concert tomorrow night, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m....

LexPhil brings construction, engineering and music together in its Music Builds Discovery

The Lexington Philharmonic performs a concert for the schools in Fayette County. (Photo from FCPS)   The Lexington Philharmonic will bring the worlds of construction, engineering and music together in its 2013-14 Music Builds Discovery concerts for elementary and middle school students.   The concerts will take place on Oct. 23 at 10 and 11:30 a.m. at the Lexington Opera House and on Oct....