Episode description: University of Kentucky opera students salute the best of opera with performances of a wide array of pieces from time-honored composers. Recorded before a live audience at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts, the production also features the UK Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor John Nardolillo. Dr. Everett McCorvey, director of the UK Opera Theatre, provides introductions and explanations of the selections. The program also includes behind-the-scenes looks at preparations for the gala from both the conductor's and the director's perspectives. A 2005 KET production.
- KETKY: Wednesday, August 27 at 11:30 am EDT
- KETKY: Wednesday, August 27 at midnight EDT
- KETKY: Monday, August 25 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT
- KETKY: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 2:00 am EDT
- KETKY: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT
First aired: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)