Arts & Culture

Celebrate the Season and Sing Along With UK Opera and Alltech at 'Celebration of Song'

See "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" performed by UK Opera Theatre at 2016 "Celebration of Song" above. Video by Alltech.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 8, 2017) — University of Kentucky Opera Theatre in coordination with Alltech proudly presents the 12th annual "Celebration of Song." Join the Central Kentucky community as it gets in the holiday spirit at these old-style holiday sing-a-long concerts on Dec. 10, at The Square. Admission is free and open to the public.

Conducted by UK Opera Theatre Director Everett McCorvey, "Celebration of Song" features performances of cherished carols by award-winning vocalists from UK Opera Theatre. Several guest artists will also share their vocal and instrumental talents including Metropolitan Opera star and faculty member Cynthia Lawrence, alumnus Gregory Turay, the acoUstiKats and the UK Trumpet Ensemble.

Due to popular demand, the "Celebration of Song" concerts will be performed twice at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at The Square, located at the corner of West Main Street in downtown Lexington.

UK Opera Theatre is part of the UK School of Music at the UK College of Fine Arts. The School of Music has gained national recognition for high caliber education in opera, choral and instrumental music performance, as well as music education, music therapy, composition, and theory and music history.

For more information on "Celebration of Song," visit or contact UK Opera Theatre at 859-257-9331.

photo of "Celebration of Song" concert banner

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