July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Kentucky Opera presented its last production of the season, Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow. Full of fin de siecle excess and broad comedy, it's more musical theater than opera.
The Merry Widow, composed by Austrian Franz Lehar, is a light, frolicsome piece that concerns the romantic and monetary intrigues of a group of European aristocrats living the high life in fin de siecle Paris -- right before the world hurtles into the conflagration of war. That's what we know...
November 21, 2011 - 10:30am
The show must go on for Kentucky Opera, even without an orchestra. The Marriage of Figaro opened Friday night at the Brown Theatre.
It is unusual to mount an opera without an orchestra, but for Kentucky Opera, the unresolved dispute between the Louisville Orchestra and its players resulted in a creative workaround that is interesting in its simplicity. Luckily, the substitution of piano and harpsichord to accompany the singers...
September 28, 2011 - 9:00am
Headliners residency kicks off; continues each month
The highly anticipated Louisville debut of The Moth StorySLAM met expectations last night at Headliners as a sold-out crowd enjoyed two and a half hours of unscripted storytelling and improvisation from an otherwise untested group of (mostly) amateur speakers.
September 24, 2011 - 3:06pm
Kentucky Opera begins the season with the darkly romantic Carmen by Georges Bizet. Four strong lead performances make this a show you shouldn't miss.
There's nothing quite like a night at the opera -- especially an opening night when everyone is elegantly dressed and looking forward to a classic like Bizet's Carmen. It was nice to be part of full house in the Brown Theater -- a reflection of the consistently fine job that Kentucky Opera...
June 23, 2011 - 9:00am
According to a press release, Verizon Wireless is hoping to expand its 4G LTE coverage area to cover most of Louisville. Find out what areas here.
According to a press release, Verizon Wireless is hoping to expand its 4G LTE coverage area to cover most of Louisville.According to the press release noted by Business First Louisville, Verizon Wireless plans to have most of Louisville covered by July 21 and will include most of the...