Tag Archives: Richard Kagey

Review: UK Opera’s La Boheme

Over the last decade, the University of Kentucky Opera program has been lucky to count Gregory Turay among its alums. He’s the one who fulfilled the dream of winning at the national level of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, … 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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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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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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