Tag Archives: Everett McCorvey

UK Opera gets NYT rave for Christmas

In the grand scheme of great Christmas presents for young opera singers, a rave review from The New York Times would have to rank pretty high. And that is what the UK Opera students in the world premier production of … Continue reading

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UK Christmas opera cancelled

The University of ­Kentucky Opera Theatre’s Dec. 21 and 22 presentation of Thomas ­Pasatieri’s God Bless Us ­Everyone at the Lexington Opera House has been cancelled. The show, which is the world-premier production of the new opera by the writer … Continue reading

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UK Opera’s collaborative season

University of Kentucky Opera Theatre director Everett McCorvey says he tells his children that in life you are known by the company you keep. This season, his opera program will be keeping some really good company. The 2010-11 arts season … Continue reading

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Haitian reality checks

Read more: Alltech hopes to help Haiti by bringing in jobs CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti ­— I hadn’t looked over the left side of the balcony on my room at the Hotel du Roi Christophe. The hotel itself, according to some descriptions … Continue reading

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UK voice student takes every opportunity to sing

Reginald Smith Jr. had no other option. He was at home in Atlanta. He had an audition for the voice department at the University of Kentucky the next morning. The family car had broken down. So at 11 p.m., he … 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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Slide show: Concert of Hope

The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra strings and Lafayette High School Choir joined with soloists Ben Sollee, Everett McCorvey, Cynthia Lawrence and others for The Concert of Hope, organized by CKYO cellist and SCAPA student Jacob Yates for Haitian earthquake relief. … Continue reading

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Podcast: Young cellist organizes big benefit concert for Haiti

Click play to hear a conversation with Concert of Hope organizer Jacob Yates. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2010/02/100219podcast-haiti.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. UPDATE: Ben Sollee has been added to the lineup for this performance. Jacob Yates found the sheer numbers of … Continue reading

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Buring arts questions for 2010 and beyond

Here we stand, little souls on the precipice of a new year and a whole new decade. And as we stand here watching the first streams of light break over the horizon, we wonder: “What will happen in Central Kentucky … Continue reading

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Video review: Our Lincoln

The presentation of Our Lincoln at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in February was undeniably a big deal for Kentucky arts and humanities. Artists who live and work here were presented on one … Continue reading

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