Giacomo Puccini’s immortal Madame Butterfly is the next production by Kentucky Opera (November 19 and 21). General Director David Roth hosts this introduction to the opera with Yunah Lee as Cio-Cio San, Adam Diegel, Pinkerton, John Fanning, Sharpless, and Mika Shigematsu, Suzuki.
Jay Coughlon and Ethan McCollum performed a program of duos and solos. Both are students of Dror Biran at the University of Louisville School of Music.
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole: Feria (arranged for piano four-hands)
Diane Earle, piano
Galuppi: Gigue in D Major
J. S. Bach: Gigue (from Partita in B-flat Major)
Mozart: Eine Kleine Gigue
Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22
Debussy: La Cathedrale Engloutie
Rachmaninoff: Prelude, D Major, Op. 23, No. 4
Cowell: The Tides of Manaunaun
Cowell: Aeolian Harp
Gershwin: I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You (Gershwin/Wild) and Swanee