April 4, 2013 - 8:15am
U of L's School of Music presents Diologues of the Carmelites this weekend.
A lady of nobility becomes a nun as the world becomes more violent in Diologues of the Carmelites, which the U of L School of Music will present this weekend.
November 3, 2012 - 3:06pm
Kentucky Opera presented a beautiful production of Cinderella at the Brown Theater. Sunday's matinee performance is your last chance to see it.
The median age of opera goers at the Brown Theater last night was a little lower than usual for the opening of Jules Massenet's Cinderella. Little girls sprinkled the crowd, including one in the seat next to us, who declared herself a fan of princesses. She only made it through the second act,...
April 2, 2012 - 4:05pm
Despite the overly misogynist message, the two hundred year old opera is delivered with a wonderful enthusiasm by gifted students.
The University of Louisville’s school of music put on Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte opera over the weekend at the Kentucky Center. Backed by the school’s wonderful orchestra, the small group of singers showed poise and talent that brought the production to a professional level.
March 29, 2012 - 1:59pm
University of Louisville’s School of Music puts on the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera centering on the humorous vulnerabilities of young romance.
Considered by director Mike Ramach to represent a “gold standard” of a great opera, Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, translated as ‘All women are like that’, tells the story of a young love with comedic twists and turns. Melding the beautiful music from one of the...
March 6, 2012 - 12:38pm
Ten foot tall puppets sing "Les Sauvages" with exquisite grace and complimented by an outstanding period instrument ensemble.
Last night I attended the opera-ballet “Les Sauvages” presented by Bourbon Baroque in collaboration with Squallis Puppeteers. Needless to say, this was one of the best performances I have ever attended. There are four main puppet characters in “Les Sauvages”: a...