Tag Archives: UK Opera Theatre

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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Video: UK alumna Reshma Shetty talks about her role on Royal Pains

The Associated Press has dropped a cool little video feature on Reshma Shetty, the former University of Kentucky Opera singer who is now starring on USA’s Royal Pains. This is a big season for her character, Divya, who is supposed … Continue reading

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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 soprano sings Shakespeare

When University of Kentucky soprano Amanda Balltrip started thinking about her masters recital, she looked to one of the masters … of theater. The opera singer’s program at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 18) in the Singletary Center for the Arts … Continue reading

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Red letter dates on the 2010-11 arts calendar

The 2010-11Central Kentucky arts calendar is bolstered by an unprecedented slew of performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. But outside of that, it is a really strong and interesting year with marquee touring artists coming into town and … Continue reading

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UK singers bring music to Haiti

Read Manuel Castillo’s Haiti diary. See Castillo’s Haiti photo album. Eric Brown’s mother told him that traveling to Haiti would be “eye-opening.” “Like most sons, I kind of tuned her out,” recalled Brown, a graduate student in the University of … Continue reading

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Picturing 2009 arts

This was the second year I spent covering my beat with a camera in my hands a lot of the time. As I said, last year, covering stories as a writer and a photographer is an interesting approach, because you … Continue reading

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University of Kentucky Opera singers in England with Ali

So, earlier last week, I started getting notes from University of Kentucky Opera Theatre director Everett McCorvey about the UK Singers, Muhammad Ali and England. They and other dignitaries hopped across the pond for the Alltech FEI European Jumping and … 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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Kentucky Stars tonight

The Downtown Lexington Corporation’s Kentucky Star awards will be presented tonight to two well-known, active artists in Kentucky and a well-known entertainer from the early 20th Century. The awards, which will be presented in a 6 p.m. ceremony at the … Continue reading

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