Louisville Magazine

SEP 2016

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Innovative, daring, exciting, diverse, epic, intimate, classic, cuing edge, educational, inspirational…some of the words to describe the programming and events at e Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. is season, you are invited to Discover Your Center and experience the thrill of live performances by world-class artists of all genres. e 2016/2017 season starts off with a bang, featuring artists such as: Brown-Forman Midnite Ramble, An Evening with Chris Boi, August 14 Ricky Lee Jones, August 17 Glenview Trust Enriching Life Series, Vince Gill, September 15 Pilobolus: Shadowland, October 20 Star Wars & More: Music of John Williams, November 5 PNC Broadway in Louisville's e Book of Mormon, Nov. 29-Dec. 4 Whatever your preference, e Kentucky Center has fantastic artists to suit all. at same excitement is felt throughout the Commonwealth with a range of arts and educational programs. e Kentucky Center gives talented high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enjoy a three-week intensive program of study in their arts discipline with Governor's School for the Arts. We bring the arts to underserved communities through ArtsReach, to healthcare seings through Arts In Healing, and into the classroom through e Kentucky Center's School Programs. e Kentucky Center is much more than a performance venue. Beyond our stages, we bring the arts experiences and resources to every corner of the Commonwealth. e Kentucky Center is commied to fulfilling its statewide mission through outstanding programs that help build bridges of access and accessibility to the arts. Discover Your Center Special Advertising Section Kentucky Opera invites you to Seize Your Opera-tunity during our 65th Anniversary Season. e Brown-Forman 2016/17 Season begins this month at the beautiful Brown eatre as we look to the Far East for inspiration. We begin with Puccini's poignant masterpiece MADAME BUERFLY — September 23 & 25. Truly one of the greatest operas ever wrien, you'll be overcome with the iconic music and story of faithful, yet tragic, love. Don't miss our new production of THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SEGLIO November 4 & 7. Mozart wraps his characters in exquisitely virtuosic arias partnered with a colorful storyline in this hero's tale of romance and rescue. We finish the season with Gilbert & Sullivan's most popular work — THE MIDO. Sung in English, this delightful show is packed with anti- Establishment silliness and promises over-the-top fun for all ages from start to finish. On stage February 10 & 12. As we celebrate 65 years of excellence, we look forward to the future, welcoming newly appointed General Director Ian Derrer to the Louisville arts community. Derrer says "is is a time of great opportunity and creativity for opera in America. Kentucky Opera is uniquely positioned to focus that national momentum within a dynamic community that values and supports all the arts." We invite you to love, learn, and enjoy the riches of Kentucky Opera. Tickets are on sale now for MADAME BUERFLY and THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SEGLIO and start at just $34. Call 502-584- 7777 or by visiting KYOpera.org. Kentucky Opera Celebrates 65 Years with the Brown-Forman 2016/17 Season

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