UK Choristers 'Night on Broadway' celebrates 'Fools in Love'
LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 28, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Choristers bring a little bit of that Broadway magic to the Singletary Center stage on Saturday, April 1, with two performances of “A Night on Broadway: Fools In Love,” This year, the UK Choristers bring back their popular musical theatre showcase featuring hits from "Hairspray," "Hamilton," "Into the Woods," "Waitress" and more that will undoubtedly make you fall in love!
"'A Night On Broadway' is a favorite of both our singers and patrons alike,” said Beth Wilson, D.M.A., director of UK Choristers. “The talent is rich this year, and we are excited about the variety presented by this program. We are so looking forward to delighting our audience this Saturday, April Fools' Day, with this year's FUN theme 'Fools in Love!'”
"A Night on Broadway: Fools in Love" will take center stage 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Tickets are $15 for students, $30 for adults. Tickets may be purchased online at scfatickets.com or by calling the Singletary Center box office at 859-257-4929.
The oldest performing organization on campus, the UK Choristers represents a wide variety of majors. The 80-voice mixed choir of underclassmen specializes in choral repertoire of all periods and styles, both a cappella and accompanied. In addition to its own concerts, the ensemble performs a major work each year with the UK Symphony Orchestra and has also been featured with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra in the “Unplugged and Untied” Concert Series. The Choristers perform regularly on and off campus as well as tour frequently throughout the region.
UK Choristers are part of the School of Music at the UK College of Fine Arts. The school has garnered a national reputation for high-caliber education in opera, choral and instrumental music performance, as well as music education, music therapy, composition, and theory and music history.
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