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Celebrating Bernstein, the Epic Finale to LexPhil’s 2017/18 Season


LEXINGTON, KY— The Lexington Philharmonic closes the 2017/18 season with an epic celebration of Bernstein’s musical legacy as a composer and conductor at Celebrating Bernstein, on...Read More

Behind the Scenes: Celebrating Bernstein Program Notes + Guest Artist Bio


The 2017/18 Season closes with three modern masterworks in Celebrating Bernstein! Presented as a testament to his brilliant career, LexPhil celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s centennial through the music of his inspiration, Gustav Mahler, American contemporary John Corigliano, and his own work. Celebrating...Read More

Lexington Philharmonic One of Five Orchestras to Receive League of American Orchestras American Orchestras’ Futures Fund Seed Grant


$6,000 Grants, Made Possible by the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, Highlight Array of Inventive Programs Taking Place at Smaller-Budget Orchestras and Youth Orchestras

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Lexington Philharmonic Proudly Announces the 2018/19 Season - A Decade to Celebrate


LEXINGTON, KY –The Lexington Philharmonic proudly announces the 2018/19 Season, A Decade to Celebrate. The 2018/19 Season is one of celebrations, beautifully curated by Music Director & Conductor, Scott Terrell to inspire and uplift, and delight. The 2018/19...Read More

Behind the Scenes: American Snapshots Program Notes + Artist Bio


LexPhil kicks off the evening with John Harbison’s glitzy Foxtrot for Orchestra and an exuberant performance of Korngold’s Violin Concerto, featuring soloist William Hagen. Closing the concert, the magic of Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite will delight audiences before a visually spectacular finish in Dave &...Read More

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