Kentucky Opera is excited to announce the BROWN-FORMAN 2015/16 SEASON line-up, featuring three unique opera performances. Kicking off the season will be Verdi’s MACBETH. Performances are slated for September 18th and Sunday September 20th. Next up, Friday November 13 and Sunday November 15, is Jake Heggie’s THREE DECEMBERS, followed by Kern & Hammerstein’s SHOW BOAT with performances Thursday through Sunday, February 18-21, 2016.
David Roth, General Director of Kentucky Opera, says, “This season exemplifies the rich depth of what opera is today, with three operas that personify the best of classic opera, operetta and new American works. Each is of exceptional quality, with lyrical scores and powerful stories, the perfect marriage of music and theatre.”
Opera novices and connoisseurs can subscribe to the BROWN-FORMAN 2015/16 SEASON of Kentucky Opera and see all three shows for as little at $86. You can easily subscribe online at www.KyOpera.org or by calling 502.584.4500. All subscribers have access to exclusive events and ticket offers along with invites to cast parties, previews and more.
MACBETH is a bold presentation that teems with madness, the supernatural and deliciously unrestrained passion of this classic Shakespeare thriller.
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth burn with ruthless purpose in Verdi’s opera based on the classic play. After they take the crown, their reign of terror and corruption is engulfed by their doomed fate.
With magnificent sets and costumes from the Opera Pacific Victoria, this production offers a vivid portrayal of Verdi’s richly emotional score. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Conducted by our Music Director Joseph Mechavich and staged by Keturah Stickann, the cast includes: Gergory Dahl as Macbeth, Lyne Fortin as Lady Macbeth,.
This production is sponsored by Hilliard Lyons, along with Bingham, Greenbaum and Doll as the conductor sponsor.
For more information call 502.584.4500 or visit kyopera.org