Film showing of "Joyeux Noël"
Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Gatton Student Center, Worsham Cinema
Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY
A showing of the epic film "Joyeux Noël" (2005) that tells the story of the Christmas Truce of World War I, as prelude to UK Opera Theatre's Nov. 9-11 campus production of "Silent Night," an operatic adaptation of the film. Both film and opera will be coordinated with a lecture series, "Music, History, and Culture in the Shadow of the Great War" (Oct. 2 - Nov. 8, Niles Gallery) and a Round Table discussion (Nov. 1, 12:30, Singletary Center) to commemorate the dual centennials of WWI and the UK School of Music, CFA.