Lexington Public Library Concert Series

Classical Music Sundays is a series of free classical music concerts held at 2:30 p.m. the third Sunday of the month, September through April. Each concert features world-class performers, great music, and discussions about the repertoire, composers and much more.

The goal of this series to to show that classical music ia very accessible, fun, and can be understood and loved by everyone. Dr. Bernado Scarambone, a music professor at Eastern Kentucky University, coordinates and emcees each performance.


For more information, contact: 231-5515 and theater@lexpublib.org. Or visit the library’s website, www.lexpublib.org/calendar

Thanks to the Lexington Public Library for sponsoring these concerts!

Most Recent Concert

November 2023 Concert

Jameson Tuwe is a recent Eastern Kentucky University graduate living in Louisville. He holds two degrees in music performance: his undergraduate degree from Baylor University and his master’s degree from EKU. Jameson has been a member of various auditioned vocal ensembles such as the Kentucky Bach Choir, Baylor University A Capella Choir, and the William Baker Festival Singers in Atlanta. He hopes to deliver performances that celebrate his intersectionality and promote the visibility and education of the minority voice in music, particularly those of African and black descent.

Program

Musical Theater

Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin
Summertime

Spirituals

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child by H.T. Burleigh
Balm in Gilead by H.T. Burleigh
Negro Spirituals Vol. 1 by H.T. Burleigh
– Deep River
– Steal Away
– Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Tis me, O Lord
Were You There?

Art music

Nightsongs by H. Leslie Adams
I. Prayer
II. Drums of Tragedy
III. The Heart of a Woman
IV. Nightsongs
V. Sence You Went Away
VI. Creole Girl

Previous Concerts

You can find a collection of past concerts on the KMTA YouTube Channel.

Thanks again to the Lexington Public Library for their generous help with this concert series!