Apr8

OC Stories: Recovery After Vocal Injury

During this time of isolation and disruption, we here at Opera Colorado are doing our best to reach out and connect with the faces we used to see every day. Over the next few months, we’re going to be...

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Mar26

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Navigating the Storm

By Greg Carpenter The dates of Friday, March 13 and Monday, March 16, 2020 will be forever memorable in the history of Opera Colorado.  Following two separate COVID-19 public health orders issued by Mayor Michael Hancock and Governor Jared...

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Feb11

A Q & A with Will Liverman (Silvio)

By Kelly Maxwell Baritone Will Liverman is an agile performer, adept at navigating classic operatic repertoire, new avant-garde works, and jazz. He is at home in the hypnotic soundscape of Philip Glass, in beloved operas such as La bohème...

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Jan11

Pagliacci 101. Part 1

By Kelly Maxwell “Imagine those paired theater masks: one laughing and one weeping. It’s a familiar image, one in use since ancient Greece where the masks served to delineate characters in a stage production. In the world of opera,...

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Jan11

Pagliacci 101. Part 2

By Kelly Maxwell If you ask anyone to hum a melody from an opera, even if they have never seen an opera, they are very likely to hum the iconic line from Pagliacci. The soaring tenor line of “Vesti...

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Dec23

An End of Year Review

Greetings, As 2019 comes to a close, we have the opportunity to reflect upon this year’s successes and look forward to all that is to come in 2020. It is remarkable how much Opera Colorado accomplished over the course...

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Oct22

A Q & A with Megan Marino (Rosina)

By Kelly Maxwell Mezzo-soprano Megan Marino is a firecracker. Both on-stage and off, she positively radiates passion, enthusiasm, and curiosity. If any opera singer embodies the “yes, and…” of improv, it is Marino. Both accepting and assertive, she constantly...

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Oct1

Barber of Seville 101

By Kelly Maxwell When it comes to opera, it is hard to find a more recognizable score than The Barber of Seville. From the iconic overture, to the finale, Rossini’s masterpiece is one of the most widely performed operas...

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