August 24, 2011 - 12:29pm
Single ticket sales for Kentucky Opera's 2011-2012 season are now available. First up, the racy and rousing Carmen by George Bizet.
(Photo by John Fitzgerald, courtesy of Kentucky Opera)Kentucky Opera's new season is just around the corner, and right now you can get single tickets for the opener, George Bizet's Carmen. Carmen is one of the most popular operas and a must-see for budding fans. Its famous music is familiar...
February 1, 2011 - 10:00am
Louisville Orchestra performs Mozart and Dvorak in program celebrating the great musical heritage of Prague.
The Louisville Orchestra continues its Classics Season tour of great musical cities with a program devoted to Prague. On Thursday, February 3 at 8 p.m. in Whitney Hall, Guest Conductor Andrew Grams will lead the orchestra in works of Mozart and Dvorak.
December 1, 2010 - 12:01am
Whether its classical, sacred, or pops, some people need a little music to help ring in the season. Here's a guide to upcoming holiday music events in Louisville.
If you start feeling a little like Charlie Brown at this time of year, yearning for something seasonal that doesn't require a trip to the mall, a festive concert might be just the thing to help you get into the spirit. Below is, I'm sure, only a partial listing of the holiday music offerings around...
November 18, 2010 - 10:00am
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 18, 2010 - 2:21pm
Although it was dreary and raining outside, the atmosphere inside the Kentucky Center was abuzz with excitement for this once in a lifetime event.
Last Sat., Nov. 13, the world-renowned Moscow State Symphony Orchestra swung through Louisville during a nationwide tour to play a special engagement at the Kentucky Center's Whitney Hall. Conducted by the legendary Pavel Kogan, the orchestra played selections by Tchaikovsky, Grieg, and...