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Transylvania offering five concerts during WEG, four as part of Alltech Fortnight Festival

LEXINGTON, Ky.—As guests from around the world arrive in Lexington for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Transylvania University will offer five concerts, four as part of the Alltech Fortnight Festival.

Greg PartainSeptember 27 and September 28
7:30 p.m., Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center
Gregory Partain with Transylvania University artists

Music professor and pianist Gregory Partain will perform solo masterworks of Beethoven and Ravel and collaborate with colleagues in ensemble music of the Baroque era. In his 23 years on the concert stage, Partain has appeared as recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist throughout the United States, and has performed overseas in Poland, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Russia, Greece and Germany. Part of the Alltech Fortnight Festival. $20 at the door or pre-purchase tickets available at the Downtown Arts Center, in person or online at www.lexarts.org/participate/box-office (processing fee applies).

October 4
7:30 p.m., Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center
Transylvania Faculty Showcase Concert

Faculty members will perform in a variety of solos and ensembles. Free and open to the public.

Orchid EnsembleOctober 6
7:30 p.m., Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center
Orchid Ensemble with the Transylvania University Choir

Ensemble consists of Lan Tung on the erhu/Chinese violin, Haiqiong Deng on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard on percussion. Acclaimed as "one of the brightest blossoms on the world music scene," the ensemble tours regularly across North America. Recent venues include The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution's Freer Gallery, Canada Day Celebrations in Ottawa, Festival Miami, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The ensemble will collaborate with the Transylvania University Choir, directed by Gary Anderson, in a performance of "El Ginat Egoz (Into the Walnut Garden)" by Moshe Denburg, with text from the "Song of Songs." Part of the Alltech Fortnight Festival. $20 at the door or pre-purchase tickets available at the Downtown Arts Center, in person or online at www.lexarts.org/participate/box-office (processing fee applies).

Adolf PlaOctober 8
7:30 p.m., Haggin Auditorium, Mitchell Fine Arts Center
Adolph Pla presents "The Sound of Light"

Hailed as a "pianist of expressive clarity and sensuality," Adolph Pla has been praised by audiences and critics the world over. Pla will travel from his native Barcelona to present "The Sound of Light," a multimedia performance featuring the music of Catalan composer Frederic Mompou, coordinated with visual images of Antoni Gaudi's work. The show has won accolades in over 20 countries. Part of the Alltech Fortnight Festival. $20 general admission. $5 for Transylvania faculty, staff and students with ID. Tickets available at the door or pre-purchase tickets available at the Downtown Arts Center, in person or online at www.lexarts.org/participate/box-office (processing fee applies).

For more information, contact the fine arts office at (859) 233-8141.

9/17/2010

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