Events

Tue, Apr 16 2024, 8pm

UK New Music Ensemble Concert
Fine Arts Building, Room 107

Pre-concert talk at 7:40 p.m. with guest composer James J. Ogburn

UK New Music Ensemble
Juan Trigos, conductor

Music by
Graciela Agudelo, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Charles Ives, Lei Liang, James J. Ogburn, Arnold Schoenberg and Arturo M. Zanabria
 

Fine Arts Building
Free
Wed, Apr 17 2024, 6 - 7pm
"Innovation Inside the Box" workshop by Drew Boyd, global creativity expert

Creative solutions often have a feel of magic to them. Yet, anyone can produce such magic through an elegantly effective system that is the topic of an upcoming workshop by Professor Drew Boyd, the industry veteran currently teaching at the University of Cincinnati. The global leader in creativity and innovation, Professor Boyd is a medical device inventor, business…

John Jacob Niles Gallery
Free
Fri, Apr 19 2024, 5 - 6:30pm

UK Studio Season presents the 2024 Senior Showcase, a place or occasion for presenting something to general attention. This FREE event will take place Friday, April 19, at 5:00 pm, Briggs Theatre (465 Rose Street, Fine Arts Building, Room 127). Join us for a #wildlycreative evening!

Briggs Theatre
Free
Fri, Apr 19 2024, 6:30pm

Being able to tell a story through music is the skill every great performer possesses. While perfecting their skills, the UK piano students will be using technology to project visual images that portray the emotions they “decoded” in their musical pieces. These images will help to engage sight, sound and imagination to create an immersive experience and fully enrich the audience’s perception of the music. 

John Jacob Niles Gallery
Free
Fri, Apr 19 2024, 7:30pm
University of Kentucky Symphony OrchestraJohn Nardolillo, conductorCamilla Yoder, DMA’24, oboeGrace Platt, BM’25, sopranoAudrianna Hughes, MM’25, mezzo-sopranoDylon Crain, BM’24, tenorChristopher Burchett, DMA, baritoneUniversity of Kentucky ChoirsJefferson Johnson, director
Lori Hetzel, director
Beth Wilson, director PROGRAMBohuslav Martinů: Concerto for Oboe and Small OrchestraJean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:…
Singletary Concert Hall
$14 Adults / $7 Students (additional online processing fees may apply)
Sat, Apr 20 2024, 6 - 7pm
Singletary Recital Hall
Free
Sat, Apr 20 2024, 7 - 9pm

A collaborative concert of music and dance featuring choreography, performance, and composition by students in the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and the UK School of Music. Free admission, registration suggested.

Register for April 20

Register for April 21

Lexington Public Library Central Library, Farish Theater
140 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
Free
Sun, Apr 21 2024, 2pm

Featuring UK Balinese Gamelan Angklung Langen Kerti

Guests include: Hirotaka and Anna Inuzuka, K-Pop Dance, and Ellen Fei on Chinese guzheng.

Briggs Theatre
Free
Sun, Apr 21 2024, 3 - 4pm

The UK Percussion Ensemble (5-time winner of the Percussive Arts Society International Percussion Ensemble Competition) presents their spring UKPE concert. Directed by Dr. Joshua D. Smith, with Assistant Directors, Jeremiah Ingram and Kyle McElroy. 

GUEST ARTIST: Dr. Eric Willie, Professor of Percussion at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Singletary Concert Hall
free
Sun, Apr 21 2024, 7 - 9pm

A collaborative concert of music and dance featuring choreography, performance, and composition by students in the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and the UK School of Music. Free admission, registration suggested.

Register for April 20

Register for April 21

Lexington Public Library Central Library, Farish Theater
140 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
Free
Sun, Apr 21 2024, 7:30pm
Spring Concert University of Kentucky Concert Band
Conductors: Adam Miller & Brian Froedge
 University of Kentucky Symphony Band
Dr. Shayna Stahl, Conductor & Brian Froedge, Graduate Conductor
Singletary Concert Hall
Free
Mon, Apr 22 2024, 6:30pm
FA Building, Room 17 Mind Your Money for Musicians, "Making it as a Musician," is a session in a personal finance series hosted by Elizabeth King, a double major in Finance and Music Performance (Flute). The mission of Mind Your Money for Musicians is to bring accessible and applicable personal finance tips to students in the College of Fine Arts who might not otherwise receive this information in the classroom. The "Investing in You"…
Fine Arts Building
Free
Wed, Apr 24 2024, 5:30 - 6:30pm

Please join us for a discussion with Mia Cinelli (Associate Professor of Art Studio and Digital Design) about her new book, Giving Type Meaning: Context and Craft in Typography. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 

UK Art Museum
Free
Wed, Apr 24 2024, 6pm
UK Opera Workshop performanceWolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 1st Act Finale of Cosi fan tutte and an extended 2nd Act Finale of Le nozze di Figaro

 6:00 PM, April 24, 2024
Schmidt Vocal Arts Center, 2nd floor
Free and open to the public
Schmidt Vocal Arts Center
Free
Apr 26 2024 | 7pm

TICKETS: 
$29.75 - $59.75 by location

PLATINUM: $89.75 (platinum seats are not VIP tickets, and no additional benefits outside of prime seating are included)

VIP: $149.75 (package includes one ticket in best available seating, VIP Laminate + Lanyard, One Meet Greet + Photo Opportunity with John Crist)


ABOUT JOHN CRIST:
As one of the nation's fastest-rising stand-up comedians, John Crist is known for his no-…

Singletary Concert Hall
$29.75 - $59.75 BY LOCATION