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.
A Tribute and a Toast to Opera | Thursday, August 16 at 4:30 AM ET / Thursday, August 16 at 3:30 AM CT