LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 22, 2023) — Local NPR affiliate WUKY and Lexington TV station WKYT will broadcast the 2023 performance of Alltech’s "Celebration of Song" holiday concert featuring University of Kentucky Opera Theatre vocalists. To listen to the concert on radio, tune into WUKY at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve), at 91.3 FM or www.wuky.org. WKYT and EKYT will air the concert twice; watch it on TV beginning 10 a.m. Monday (Christmas Day), Dec. 25, on WKYT.
Set against a backdrop of beautiful Christmas decor, Alltech’s 18th annual "Celebration of Song" featured performances of popular holiday music and traditional carols by the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre and winners of the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition at a free concert held Dec. 10, at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Nearly 40 singers performed at the event, accompanied by a professional orchestra, and audience members, who were invited to sing along during classic Christmas favorites.
"Celebration of Song" has been Alltech’s annual holiday gift to the community since 2006. Alltech founder Pearse Lyons was inspired to share the holiday spirit through song after experiencing a community Christmas festival while traveling in Brazil, said his wife, Deirdre Lyons, Alltech co-founder and director of corporate image, design and construction.
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