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Judges announced for Metropolitan Opera National Council Kentucky District Auditions

The Lexington Opera Society has ­announced the judges for this year’s ­Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, which will 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall. Celebrated baritone Sherrill Milnes ­returns to the panel, … Continue reading

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Cliff Jackson: UK Opera’s Iron Man

There isn’t any Black Sabbath music in Cliff Jackson’s repertoire, but over the years, the University of Kentucky associate professor of music has built a reputation as the Iron Man of the school’s voice program. One of the cornerstones of … Continue reading

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Met Auditions will be an all-day affair

This year’s Kentucky District round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions will be an event of Wagnerian proportions, at least in length. With 25 hopefuls, Saturday’s presentation of the Kentucky District Auditions at the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall … Continue reading

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UK’s Cliff Jackson, coach of the year

University of Kentucky voice coach Cliff Jackson had been named Coach of the Year by Classical Singer magazine. Jackson has been on UK’s voice faculty since 1992, in addition to extensive international career playing piano for artists such as Kathleen … Continue reading

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