November 18, 2010 - 9:00am
Yunah Lee commands this production of Madama Butterfly in the title role for Kentucky Opera. Puccini's exquisite melodies and an affecting performance make this a show not to miss.
Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly is the most performed opera in America, and while the music is undeniably beautiful, it is somewhat curious, considering how very poorly Americans come off in this heartbreaking story. Beginning with Pinkerton strutting about and proclaiming how it is...
November 15, 2010 - 9:00am
Kentucky Opera caps off its season this weekend with the popular tragic opera Madame Butterfly. Meet the woman behind the wig and makeup design for this production, Sue Sittko Schaefer.
July 29, 2012 - 6:58pm
One hundred years of Broadway will be at the Brown Theatre on Friday, October 29. Video.
October 21, 2010 - 8:00am
This Elixir from Kentucky Opera is sweet and light with hummable tunes and a fine cast. Tenor Victor Ryan Robertson and soprano Emily Albrink shine as the would-be lovers in this comic opera.
September 28, 2010 - 8:00am
The Louisville Orchestra presents a special program of music this Friday, honoring our city's place in modern classical music history, as documented in the film, Music Makes a City, now playing in New York.
The fledgling Louisville Orchestra made a name for itself in the beginning by its commitment to commissioning new works by contemporary composers from around the world – part of a rich history that was the subject of the just-released documentary, Music Makes A City (see the NY Times review; the...