The next production in our 2013/14 Brown-Forman season is the brand new production of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra (November 15th and 17th at the Brown Theatre). Kentucky Opera will present an exciting array of enrichment opportunities for students and adults to explore the world of opera and celebrate Verdi’s 200th birthday!
Lunch & Listen
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 12:00 pm
Louisville Public Media | 619 S. Fourth Street
Broadcast live through a partnership with MetroTV and WUOL at the Louisville Public Media studios, a unique opportunity to meet main stage artists and Kentucky Opera Studio Artists performing live selections from the upcoming opera production. Kentucky Opera General Director David Roth provides commentary and interviews. For reservations, call Cassie Allison at 502.584.4500.
Final Dress Rehearsal for Students
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.
Brown Theatre | 315 W. Broadway
Kentucky Opera presents a special opportunity for students to attend the final dress rehearsal of each opera every season including on-line study guides and other opera information. This program is designed for students from third grade through college. All final dress rehearsals take place at the W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre and begin at 7:00 p.m. There is no late seating. Tickets for Simon Boccanegra are $5.00 and must be purchased one week in advance through the Kentucky Opera Education Department. For more information, contact the Education Department at 502.561.7938 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations forms are here.
Friday, November 15, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Brown Theatre 2nd floor Rehearsal Hall | 315 W. Broadway
Join Kentucky Opera’s Director of Education for a free informal talk to enhance your opera going experience. Musical and historical topics will be discussed as well as specifics on how Kentucky Opera produces opera in the Brown Theatre and new takes on standard repertory. All previews take place one hour prior to curtain time in the 2nd floor rehearsal hall of the Brown Theatre.
Friday, November 15, 2013 | after the show
Marketplace Restaurant at Theater Square | 651 S. 4th Street
Join the cast, production team and staff after the show to celebrate opening night at the Marketplace Restaurant at Theater Square.
Opera Talk back
Sunday, November 17, 2013 | after the show
Brown Theatre | Fifth Third conference room, 1st floor
Kentucky Opera offers the opportunity for patrons to stay and talk with the conductors, stage directors, and artists after the Sunday matinee performance.
Learn much more about Simon Boccanegra
Click here for Ovations! musical excerpts