July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
The show will go on for Kentucky Opera's production of The Merry Widow with a replacement orchestra made up of local musicians and a late substitution for Kentucky Opera Conductor Joseph Mechavich, who announced his departure today.
It's been a bumpy road for Kentucky Opera this season, having become embroiled in the labor dispute between Louisville Orchestra's management and its union musicians, who have not been able to come to terms on a new contract.
August 13, 2012 - 4:09pm
Will live opera, orchestra and ballet in Louisville survive the simulcasts and digital downloads from the world's best performing-arts companies?
This article appears in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.The arts in America are facing their sternest challenges ever, and they are not all recession-related. The Metropolitan Opera, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and a number of prestigious...