Tag Archives: UK Opera Theatre

UK Opera warns about ‘Les Miz’ ticket scalping

The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has encountered an unwelcomed and unpleasant surprise in the weeks leading up to its production of Les Miserables, which opens Thursday at the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street: online ticket scalping. Some … Continue reading

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21: Reilly Richardson has Grand Night‘s number

Photo gallery: It’s a Grand Night for Singing 2013. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre’s annual show-tunes and pop-song revue, It’s a Grand Night for Singing, is 21 this year. So is Reilly Richardson. As one of the lead performers … Continue reading

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UK Opera’s doubleheader

Click here for a photo gallery from Suor Angelica and Cox and Box. Where can you find the comedy of Arthur Sullivan (half of Gilbert and Sullivan) and the pathos of Giacomo Puccini on one stage this weekend? First Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Review: UK Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro

Last Fall’s record-breaking, eye-popping production of The Phantom of the Opera put the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre in the spotlight as an organization capable of putting on a really big show. This semester’s production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The … Continue reading

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UK Opera presents Phantom of the Opera in October

After 26 years, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is coming to Lexington in a production by the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre. The iconic Broadway musical is still playing in New York and on national and international tours, … Continue reading

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Alltech awards more than half-a-million dollars in opera scholarships

Alltech gave more than half-a-million dollars in scholarships to potential students in the University of Kentucky’s voice program on Sunday in the seventh annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition. The competition is sort of like if prospective UK basketball players came … Continue reading

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Review: UK Opera Theatre’s Falstaff

It’s been a couple years since the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre made us laugh. That was the Spring of 2010 with the batty tale of Die Fledermaus. Since then, we have been in the worlds of Romeo et Juliette and … Continue reading

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UK singer wins encouragement award at Met regionals

University of Kentucky senior Rachel Sterrenberg won the encouragement award at Saturday’s Mid-South Regional round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. The soprano from Madison, Ga., has had quite a year as an undergraduate in a program that usually … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen and the UK Opera singers

By now, students in the University of Kentucky’s voice program have gotten used to meeting and working with opera royalty with visits and residencies by stars such as Samuel Ramey, Ronan Tynan, Sherrill Milnes, Anna Moffo, Cynthia Lawrence and others, … Continue reading

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Review: UK Opera Theatre’s Romeo et Juliette

See the show: Romeo et Juliette is the first broadcast on the iHigh Alltech Arts Network. Click here to see the performance reviewed. Click here for the live stream of the 2 p.m. Oct. 23 performance. Photo gallery: The Oct. … Continue reading

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