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Grand new theater for Met HD broadcasts

Frankfort’s newly restored Grand Theatre has joined the lineup of area movie houses presenting the Metropolitan Opera’s Live HD series of broadcasts. According to Grand president Bill Cull, opera-loving donors contributed money so the Grand could install equipment for high-definition … 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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SummerFest: Once on This Island will have an operatic note

University of Kentucky opera singers aren’t developing their musical theater skills only at It’s a Grand Night for Singing. This week, in Once on This Island, ­SummerFest fans will see students’ increasing ­efforts to diversify their talents. While many of … Continue reading

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Johnsons from Jackson lead UK Opera’s Alltech Vocal Competition winners

Last Sunday was a good day to be a Johnson from Jackson in the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre’s Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. Taking home the graduate grand prize of $10,000 plus full tuition and a graduate assistantship was Dione … Continue reading

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‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ photo album

Here’s our slide show from the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre’s production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Mouse over the bottom to get controls. Click on the little comment cloud to the left to activate captions. If you click on a … Continue reading

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Review: UK Opera’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Lucia di Lammermoor is an opera about a man who forces his sister to marry for money. His sister is in love with another man — in her mind, married to him. But the brother tricks the sister into a … Continue reading

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Live this Weekend: Lucia’s Mad Divas

This week, we bring you Live this Weekend video style, with the stars of Lucia di Lammermoor discussing the famous mad scene. Click play to watch the film. As the plot thickens in Psycho, Norman Bates delivers a foreboding understatement: … Continue reading

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