Welcoming our Heroes Home: Bridging the Divide
October 1 | 6-8pm
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Youth Opera Project
Music and Theater in Action for ages 8 – 18
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Art from a Distance
Bring the joy of the arts home with streaming art available online.

Robin Hood Postponed
Out of an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19, we have postponed performances of Robin Hood indefinitely.

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Staff Chat: Verne Boddy

This article previously appeared in Kentucky Opera's OperaBill for Glory Denied, 2019 Article by Rashida Asante-Eccleston, Marketing Associate at Kentucky Opera Verne Boddy, Brown Theatre Technical Director, has over two decades of experience. Over the course of his career, Verne continues to carry the lessons he learned during his time in the military in the [...]

Kentucky Opera | Art from a Distance

Dear Friends, We hope you enjoy this roundup of virtual arts opportunities until we can reunite in person. Impact Reports Now Available Online Did you know that in this past season, Kentucky Opera reached more than 20,000 individuals with our productions and programs? Learn more about Kentucky Opera’s community programming with our Fall 2019 and [...]

The Marriage of Opera and Justice

This article previously appeared in Kentucky Opera's OperaBill for The Marriage of Figaro, 2020 Article by Julia M. Leist, Director of Development and Communications at Legal Aid Society Famed theatre and opera director Anne Bogart once said that art “shines light into the dark spaces.” It’s the thread that connects the work of artists to [...]

“Gypsy”, “Gitano”, or “Romany”? Pt. 2

This article previously appeared in Kentucky Opera's OperaBill for Carmen, 2019 Article by Diana Dinicola, co-director, Flamenco Louisville When presented with the literary and operatic versions of Carmen, it is no suprrise to me that Merimee and Bizet were captivated by the city of Sevilla and its inhabitants. A serious dedication to flamenco took me [...]

“Gypsy”, “Gitano”, or “Romany”? Pt. 1

This article previously appeared in Kentucky Opera's OperaBill for Carmen, 2019 Article written by Caren Gussoff Sumption Carmen’s literary origins reveal the allure of the mysterious. Bizet’s beloved opera is based on a novella of the same name by Prosper Mérimée. The novella was based on a real Spanish woman, but Mérimée exoticized the story [...]

Kentucky Opera | Art from a Distance

Dear Friends, While we are working behind-the-scenes to prepare for our upcoming season, we are also creating and rounding up artful opportunities to enjoy until we see you again in the theatre. Audience Magazine Check out the new bi-monthly Audience Magazine! Inside you’ll hear from several arts leaders including Kentucky Opera’s General Director, Barbara Lynne [...]

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