Arts & Culture

You're Invited to Sing Along With UK Opera and Alltech at 'Celebration of Song'

Performance of "I'll be Home for Christmas" by UK Opera Theatre at 2015 "Celebration of Song." Video courtesy of Alltech.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 9, 2016) The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre in coordination with Alltech proudly presents the 11th 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. 11, at The Square. Admission is free and open to the public.

Conducted by 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 talents including Metropolitan Opera Star and faculty member Cynthia Lawrence, UK artist-in-residence Gregory Turay and UK SATB (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) a cappella group Blue Note.

Due to popular demand, the "Celebration of Song" concerts will be performed twice at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday Dec. 11, 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, composition, and theory and music history.

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

photo of "Celebration of Song" concert 2015
UK Opera Theatre in coordination with Alltech proudly presents the 11th 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. 11, at The Square.

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue