The Voice of Opera Colorado
By Kelly Maxwell Mezzo-soprano Adriana Zabala knows exactly what she wants. Her direction and enthusiasm for her work are enough to make even the most focused among us green with existential envy. And you’d be hard pressed to find...
By Kelly Maxwell Gideon Dabi is an opera singer with a dry sense of humor, a love of professional wrestling, and an almost mathematical approach to his craft. He’s also making his Opera Colorado debut in the world premiere...
By Kelly Maxwell Russian-American soprano Inna Dukach appears to have stepped out of another era. Her look is both modern and retro, with an enviable ease to it. In Steal a Pencil for Me, she appears without a wig...
By Kelly Maxwell The first thing you notice when talking to Omer Ben Seadia is how she speaks using her entire form. Ask her about her work and her whole being lights up. Ask her to tell you about...
By Kelly Maxwell The world premiere of Steal a Pencil for Me opens this Thursday evening—and few people know better than Opera Colorado Music Director Ari Pelto the long and exciting process of getting this new opera ready for...