UK Opera Theatre

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring arts and cultural activities with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader. 

This week, they’re thinking about a bit of a merger between the arts and sports.


Copley/Hendren on UK Opera's La Traviata, Other Events

Oct 6, 2017
Rich Copley, Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexgo.com

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring arts and cultural activities with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

This week, they begin with a focus on the UK Opera Theatre production of La Traviata. (luh TRAH-vee-ah-tuh)


Copley/Hendren on UK Opera Theatre's Grand Night for Singing, Other Events

Jun 9, 2017
Mark Cornelison mcornelison@herald-leader.com

It's time for our weekly chat featuring arts and cultural activities with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

They tell us the annual Grand Night for Singing is hitting a milestone this weekend. 


Copley/Hendren on Barber of Seville, Concerts, Dances, Film

Feb 24, 2017
Lexington Herald-Leader/Kentucky.com

It’s time for our weekly chat featuring arts and cultural activities with Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren of the Lexington Herald-Leader.  They begin this week by letting us know that the UK Opera Theatre is presenting Rich’s favorite opera.   

Rich Copley and Harriett Hendren cover arts and culture for the Lexington Herald-Leader and Lexgo dot com.

You can find many listings of arts and cultural activities at the events calendar link at WEKU dot FM. 

A Grand Night for Singing on Kentucky Summer Stage

Aug 11, 2016

On this week's show, the annual summer production of UK Opera Theatre featuring over a dozen showtunes, "A Grand Night for Singing."  So many tunes that we're going to have to do it as a two-part production.   

Join us for Kentucky Summer Stage, Sunday August 14 AND August 21 at 8:00 pm on WEKU.

Rich Copley, via Twitter

It’s time for our weekly chat with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader for a look at this weekend’s arts and cultural events.

Rich Copley: Comic, Actor Aziz Ansari On Stage at UK

Mar 7, 2014
tadoo.com

It’s time for our weekly preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells us that, among other events this weekend, a well-known comic and star of NBC’s Parks & Recreation, Aziz Ansari will be at UK tomorrow night.


UK Opera Theatre Presents "The Marriage of Figaro"

Mar 14, 2013
http://finearts.uky.edu/music/ukot

Some of the best young vocalists in the country have called Lexington home, albeit temporarily. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre Program has earned respect across the country.

UK Opera Theatre Presents "The Marriage of Figaro"

Mar 14, 2013
http://finearts.uky.edu/music/ukot

While the University of Kentucky is probably best known nationally for its basketball program, an argument can be made that its opera program isn't that far behind Wildcat basketball in terms of national recognition and recruitment of students. 

UK Opera Theatre stages Phantom of the Opera

Sep 28, 2012

Since its debut 24 years ago, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” has been Broadway’s longest-running and highest-grossing production ever.  Since 1988, over 12 and a half million people have seen the productions in New York City.  And that number does not include audiences who’ve seen the eight productions on tour around the world.