CONNECT Series with LexPhil

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Kelly Corcoran, Host

 

Lexington Philharmonic's CONNECT series, developed, curated and hosted by Kelly, features conversations with composers, artists, scholars, community leaders and more centered around art, society, music and culture.  Learn more at www.lexphil.org.

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Past CONNECT Videos

THE STORYTELLING POWER OF MUSIC

 

Guests

Carlos Rafael Rivera, Composer, The Queen’s Gambit

Michael Abels, Composer, Get Out, Delights & Dances

QUEENIE PIE, ELLINGTON & COLORISM

 

Guests

Dr. Everett McCorvey, Director of University of Kentucky Opera Theater, and Music Director of the American Spiritual Ensemble
Dr. DaMaris Hill, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, English & African American Studies at University of Kentucky and Former Director of the Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies at University of Kentucky
Dr. Marc Gaspard Bolin, Multi-instrumentalist, Jazz Scholar, Arranger for Queenie Pie

THE LIFE & MUSIC OF JULIA PERRY
AND THE HISTORY OF LEXINGTON'S LYRIC THEATRE AND EAST END

 

Guests

Yvonne Giles, Historian
Kendra Preston Leonard, Musicologist
Whit Whitaker, Executive Director,
Lyric Theatre
& Cultural Arts Center

INDUSTRY & ATMOSPHERE AS MUSICAL INSPIRATION
Guests

Missy Mazzoli, Composer (River Rouge Transfiguration)

Loren Loiacono, Composer (Smothered by Sky)

JEWISH ART, FAITH & IDENTITY A CONVERSATION INSPIRED BY THE MUSIC OF ERNEST BLOCH

 

Guests

Rabbi David Wirtschafter, Temple Adath Israel - Lexington
Rabbi Shani Abramowitz, Ohavay Zion Synagogue - Lexington
Dr. Lorne Dechtenberg, Temple Adath Israel - Lexington Musician-in-Residence
Dr. Jonathan Glixon, Professor - University of Kentucky School of Music & Jewish Studies Program Advisory Committee Member

PROKOFIEV AND ART MUSIC

OF WORLD WAR II

 

Guests

Dr. Terry Dean, Associate Professor of Musicology & Gender Studies, Indiana State University
Dr. Ben Arnold, Professor, Lewis Honors Faculty, Coordinator for Musicology & Ethnomusicology, University of Kentucky