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Video: UK Opera’s Porgy and Bess

Here’s a little video look at the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre’s production of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. The show continues Feb. 3-6 at the Singletary Center for the Arts concert hall. Read Tom Eblen’s column about the new … 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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Review: UK Opera Theatre’s River of Time

Note: Space is finite in newspapers, really more finite than ever. This being a new opera, I wrote a bit longer than a usual review, and a little bit longer than the printed page in Saturday’s paper will hold. This … Continue reading

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First Look: UK Opera Theatre’s River of Time

Click the play button to hear a podcast of our River of Time report for WEKU-FM 88.9: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/10/4abeopera.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents the world premier production of composer Joe Baber … Continue reading

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