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LexPhil’s PB&J Concert Series Takes Flight at Music Builds Exploration!


Concerts at Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington, KY
and at the Hummel Planetarium at EKU in Richmond, KY

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Shostakovich’s ‘Leningrad’ Symphony Puts LexPhil’s Full Might on Display


LEXINGTON, KY –The Lexington Philharmonic will capture the intensity and emotion of one of history's most influential, relevant works, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7, ‘Leningrad,’ Friday, February 9th at ...Read More

Behind the Scenes: Revolution Program Notes


LexPhil opens the second half of the 2017/18 Season with Shostakovich’s ground-breaking Symphony No. 7 in Revolution! Dedicated to the city of Leningrad, his 'Leningrad Symphony' has remained a symbol of resistance against totalitarianism and militarism in both the Soviet Union and the West....Read More

Behind the Scenes: A Cathedral Christmas Program Notes + Guest Artist Bios


LexPhil makes its return to the stunning Cathedral of Christ the King to present an array of sacred repertoire in A Cathedral Christmas: Songs of the Manger. Lexington Chamber Chorale and Ecco join to present works by Holst, Respighi, Reger and Howard Blake, the music of modern masters intertwine with timeless...Read More

Sacred Works Resound at A Cathedral Christmas: Songs of the Manger


LEXINGTON, KY – The Lexington Philharmonic returns to the magnificent Cathedral of Christ the King to present an evening of sacred music dedicated to the Christmas season and the nativity at A Cathedral Christmas: Songs of the Manger on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 8:00 PM.

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LexPhil presents Fairy-Tale Opera at Annual Candy Cane! featuring Humperdinck’s Hänsel & Gretel with talent from Kentucky Opera Studio Artists


LEXINGTON, KY – 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...Read More

Behind the Scenes: CB Squared! Program Notes + Guest Artists


LexPhil does a double take in CB Squared!, featuring the talent of composer, Chris Brubeck and Canadian Brass! Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture opens, followed by Stravinsky’s playfully sublime Pulcinella Suite and the beauty of Vaughan Williams’ The Wasps Overture.

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Virtuosos Canadian Brass and Composer Chris Brubeck Team Up for CB Squared!


LEXINGTON, KY— The Lexington Philharmonic presents world-renowned “Kings of Brass” Canadian Brass and Saykaly Garbulinska Composer-in-Residence Chris Brubeck for the world premiere of Brubeck’s No Borders: Concerto for Canadian Brass and Orchestra at CB Squared!, Saturday, November 11th at 7:30 pm at the Singletary Center for...Read More

Program Notes - No Borders: Concerto for Canadian Brass and Orchestra


NO BORDERS: Concerto for Canadian Brass & Orchestra
by Saykaly Garbulinksa Composer-in-Residence Chris Brubeck

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RESCHEDULED: PB&J Series: Music Builds Thrills! Saturday, November 4th


LEXINGTON, KY – Given the rainy forecast, Saturday, October 28th's Peanut Butter & Jelly Concert Music Builds Thrills!  has been rescheduled for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate. Music Builds Thrills! at 2:00...Read More