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Music in the Military

By Sergeant First Class Ben Hilgert, The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus This article previously appeared in Kentucky Opera's Operabill for Glory Denied, 2019 Since before the Declaration of Independence, music has played a vital role in the American military. Whether mustering the troops for their various daily activities, signaling troop movements in [...]

Kentucky Opera presents…Art from a Dista

Hello Kentucky Opera patrons, We hope this message finds you safe and sound. While Kentucky Opera’s office is closed, we are still hard at work preparing for our upcoming community engagement events and launching our  20/21 Season. We understand that there have been many important things to do during this uncertain time. As such, we have extended the same seat deadline [...]

Unpacking Art

By The Center for Women and Families This article previously appeared in Kentucky Opera's OperaBill for Carmen, 2019 The arts are often a catalyst for social change. Art can give voice to thepolitically or socially disenfranchised. It can stir emotions in those who encounter it and inspire them to rally for change. What we experience [...]

An important message from the General Di...

Dear Kentucky Opera Family & Friends, Kentucky Opera has been closely watching the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic in our region. We have been following recommendations from state and local officials, as well as the Center for Disease Control, to keep our staff, artists, and children safe during rehearsals for our upcoming […]