Roméo et Juliette
Dates: October 22, 23, 28, 29, 2011
Time: 7:30pm (on Oct 22, 28, 29); 2:00pm (on Oct 23)
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Box Office Info
Hours: Monday-Friday - 10:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday & Sunday - Event days and on-sale days only (please call ahead)
Location: Third floor of the Shops at Lexington Center across from the Rupp Arena lobby near the entrance to the Hyatt hotel
Payment Types: Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover
Scale the heights of passion and experience for yourself one of the world's most enduring love stories. Inspired by Shakespeare and an overwhelming fan favorite since its Paris premiere, Charles Gounod's Roméo et Juliette delivers a timeless tale of love, loyalty, romance and revenge - as it underscores the power of passion to heal the deepest, darkest divides. Sweeping romanticism, tender duets and riveting action - from beginning to untimely end!
UK Opera welcomes guest director, coach and acting teacher Stephanie Sundine from New York City to Lexington for this exciting production. Following her distinguished singing career, which took her to three continents and many of the world's leading opera houses, Ms. Sundine began directing opera in 1998.
As a critically acclaimed director and dramatic coach, Ms. Sundine has worked at numerous American universities and opera companies with many talented young artists and experienced professionals.
Sung in French with English supertitles.