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  • Summer Thursday Concert Series at Locust Grove – June 14th
    6:00 pm-8:30 pm
    14-06-2018

    561 BLANKENBAKER LANE, LOUISVILLE, KY 40207

    561 BLANKENBAKER LANE, LOUISVILLE, KY 40207

    From the early farm beginnings in the 1790s to the present day historical preservation, Kentucky Opera artists will explore the history of Locust Grove through the music of the region, featuring the evolution of spirituals, hymns, American art songs, and opera.

    Bring your own blankets and chairs. Doors open at 6:00 pm; performance begins at 6:30 pm.

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  • We Sing For a Nation – June 18th
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    18-06-2018

    Louisville Free Public Library, York Street, Louisville, KY, United States

    Louisville Free Public Library, York Street, Louisville, KY, United States

    Presented by the Kentucky Opera. Celebrate the songs of slavery in the fight for emancipation. With origins in West Africa, this music served to aid in work and worship. Hidden codes in the lyrics guided slaves on how to reach free land. The musical journey continues through present day, highlighting the music of the Civil Rights Movement and the continued influence of slave songs on the development of blues, jazz as well as American musical theatre and opera. All ages.

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