September 23, 2010 - 9:19am
Kentucky Opera's performance of two classic tales of love -- Italian style -- is beautiful to both the eye and ear. Just don't use them as a model for handling your own romantic disappointments.
September 27, 2010 - 11:46pm
Native Texan Michael Mayes will perform the role of Silvio in I Pagliacci for Kentucky Opera on September 24 and 26. He explains how playing football led to his singing career and why he draws inspiration from Elvis Presley.
Last week, Kentucky Opera previewed the upcoming double bill of Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci on WUOL's Lunch and Listen program. Among other things, I learned that baritone Michael Mayes, who will be playing Silvio, “the other man” in Pagliacci, is from the small town of Conroe, Texas. So...