Aug
20
7:30 PM19:30

WINDSYNC FEATURE CONCERT

Downtown Arts Center, Lexington, Kentucky

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington celebrates its 12th season August 16-26, 2018 with four formal concerts, free pop-up events, and a lively cabaret night! Our 2018 Artist-in-Residence is innovative, Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee, and 2018 also brings a special feature with the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras students collaborating with our Mainstage artists.

This performance features WindSync and the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras Winds All-Stars.

Program
Adam Schoenberg: Winter Music
Alberto Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas
Antoine Reicha: Quintet in E-flat, Op. 88 No. 2
Charles Gounod: Petite Symphonie
   with CKYO winds all-stars: Missy Hill, flute; Angelina Pius, oboe; Nathan Richey, clarinet;  Alexis Cerise, bassoon; and Benjamin Humphries, french horn
Jacques Offenbach: Overture to A Trip to the Moon

 

Tickets - $30 advance / $35 walk-up / $15 student walk-up with valid ID. Purchase tickets from the Downtown Arts Center Box Office online or at 859.425.2550. *Prices listed do not include the sales tax. This concert is not included in the Mainstage Pass.

Paid parking available on Main Street in the Central Library and Helix Garages and metered street parking (free after 5:00 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends). Central Library parking information can be found here: https://www.lexpublib.org/parking#faq Helix Garage parking information can be found here: http://www.lexpark.org/find-parking/off-street-parking/rates-and-hours

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Aug
22
7:30 PM19:30

MAINSTAGE CONCERT I

Downtown Arts Center, Lexington, Kentucky

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington celebrates its 12th season August 16-26, 2018 with four formal concerts, free pop-up events, and a lively cabaret night! Our 2018 Artist-in-Residence is innovative, Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee, and 2018 also brings a special feature with the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras students collaborating with our Mainstage artists.

This performance features Nathan Cole & Akiko Tarumoto, violins, Burchard Tang, viola, Priscilla Lee, cello, Ensemble-in-Residence, WindSync, and 2018 Artist-in-Residence, Ben Sollee!

Program
Dvorak: Romance for Violin and Piano in f minor, Op. 11 with CKYO pianist Andy Du
WindSync
   Antonin Dvorak: Finale from Quartet No. 12 in F, "American"
   Adam Schoenberg: Winter Music
   Dmitri Shostakovich: Dance I
Selected songs from Ben Sollee
Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 with the CKYO strings all-stars; Skye Park & Madeline Farrar, violins; Jeffrey Shen, viola; and Nathan Tantasook, cello

 

Tickets - $35 advance / $40 walk-up / $15 student walk-up with valid ID. Purchase tickets from the Downtown Arts Center Box Office online or at 859.425.2550. *Prices listed do not include the sales tax

Paid parking available on Main Street in the Central Library and Helix Garages and metered street parking (free after 5:00 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends). Central Library parking information can be found here: https://www.lexpublib.org/parking#faq Helix Garage parking information can be found here: http://www.lexpark.org/find-parking/off-street-parking/rates-and-hours.

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Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

CABARET CONCERT AT AL'S BAR

Classical music takes over Al's Bar of Lexington for a laid-back, cabaret-style concert featuring the entire Festival lineup. Enjoy the musical stylings of 2018 Artist-in-Residence Ben Sollee; Nathan Cole and Akiko Tarumoto, violins; Burchard Tang, viola; Priscilla Lee, cello; and Ensemble-in-Residence, WindSync; in one of Lexington's most beloved bars.

Unfamiliar with Al's Bar of Lexington? Check out their delicious new menu by Fida’s Caribbean Cafe, and take a minute to check them out at www.alsbarlexington.com. Parking is available at the STEAM Academy lot behind Progress Market, and along N. Limestone, Sixth, and surrounding streets.

Tickets: $16 at the door. Limited number of reservations available by contacting info@chambermusiclex.orgThis concert is not included in the Mainstage Pass. Reservations must be claimed at Al's Bar of Lexington by 7:00 PM on the day of the concert. *Ticket price includes sales tax.

 

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Aug
24
7:30 PM19:30

MAINSTAGE CONCERT II

Downtown Arts Center, Lexington, Kentucky

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington celebrates its 12th season August 16-26, 2018 with four formal concerts, free pop-up events, and a lively cabaret night! Our 2018 Artist-in-Residence is innovative, Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee, and 2018 also brings a special feature with the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras students collaborating with our Mainstage artists.

This performance features Nathan Cole & Akiko Tarumoto, violins; Burchard Tang, viola; Priscilla Lee, cello; Alessio Bax, piano; and 2018 Artist-in-Residence, Ben Sollee!

Program
Grieg: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in c minor, Op. 45
Ben Sollee songs, chamber versions
   Whole Lot to Give, Electrified and Bible Belt
Brahms: Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 with CKYO’s Skye Park, violin; and Ben Sollee, cello

 

Tickets - $35 advance / $40 walk-up / $15 student walk-up with valid ID. Purchase tickets from the Downtown Arts Center Box Office online or at 859.425.2550. *Prices listed do not include the sales tax

Paid parking available on Main Street in the Central Library and Helix Garages and metered street parking (free after 5:00 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends). Central Library parking information can be found here: https://www.lexpublib.org/parking#faq Helix Garage parking information can be found here: http://www.lexpark.org/find-parking/off-street-parking/rates-and-hours.

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Aug
26
2:00 PM14:00

MAINSTAGE CONCERT III

Downtown Arts Center, Lexington, Kentucky

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington celebrates its 12th season August 16-26, 2018 with four formal concerts, free pop-up events, and a lively cabaret night! Our 2018 Artist-in-Residence is innovative, Kentucky-born cellist and composer Ben Sollee, and 2018 also brings a special feature with the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras students collaborating with our Mainstage artists.

This performance features Nathan Cole & Akiko Tarumoto, violins; Burchard Tang, viola; Priscilla Lee, cello; Alessio Bax, piano; and 2018 Artist-in-Residence, Ben Sollee!

Program
Mozart: Piano quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, K. 493
Janacek: String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
Beethoven: Piano trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97

 

Tickets - $35 advance / $40 walk-up / $15 student walk-up with valid ID. Purchase tickets from the Downtown Arts Center Box Office online or at 859.425.2550. *Prices listed do not include the sales tax

Paid parking available on Main Street in the Central Library and Helix Garages and metered street parking (free after 5:00 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends). Central Library parking information can be found here: https://www.lexpublib.org/parking#faq Helix Garage parking information can be found here: http://www.lexpark.org/find-parking/off-street-parking/rates-and-hours

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Aug
16
6:30 PM18:30

SEASON OPENING EVENT

Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, Lexington, Kentucky

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington celebrates the opening of its 12th season at 6:30 PM on Thursday, August 16 at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate in a free concert featuring Ben Sollee and Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras All-Stars!

Beginning at 5:00 PM, West Sixth Brewing and Ginkgo Tree Cafe - Ashland, Henry Clay Estate will be on-site with food & drinks available for purchase before the show.

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