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UK Opera star singing for his summer

If musicians are in need of a little money, the card they always have in their back pocket is the ability to put on a show. And that’s the card University of Kentucky opera singer Reginald Smith Jr. is playing … Continue reading

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Video: UK Opera’s Magic Flute

During the past decade, University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has become Lexington’s de facto opera company. But undergraduates in UK’s voice department often get left in the shadows. “UK has such a high-quality opera theater, it’s hard for undergrads to … Continue reading

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Opera Review: UK Opera’s Die Fledermaus

Who knew these UK Opera kids were so funny? The last few years, they haven’t had much of a chance to show it. They’ve been dealing with subjects like slavery (River of Time), murder (Lucia di Lammermoor), pretty young things … Continue reading

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UK Opera Theatre is her outfit

In almost any opera, University of Kentucky costumer ­Susan Dudley Wigglesworth will have to create looks for at least one iconic character. For this weekend’s production of Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, she’s creating a who’s who of opera icons. … Continue reading

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UK Opera will record Die Fledermaus

In the past 10 years, the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has recorded Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land, creating one of the few complete records of the work, and the world premier of Thomas Pasatieri’s The Hotel Casablanca. This year, UK … Continue reading

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