Jun24

OC Stories: Pride and Pants Roles

 PRIDE AND PANTS ROLES By Kira Dills-DeSurra, Opera Colorado Mezzo-Soprano Artist in Residence Opera Colorado is committed to embracing diversity on and off our stage, and telling stories that express ALL of humanity’s deepest emotions and highest aspirations....

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May6

Opera Explained: Recitative

Opera Explained: Recitative By Isaiah Feken, Opera Colorado Baritone Artist in Residence As an opera singer, I believe I should act as an ambassador, or as I often joke, a proselytizer for the genre. Over the years I have...

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Apr30

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Togetherness

By Greg Carpenter Now that the intensity and urgency of cancelling performances and events have passed, I find myself reflecting upon the past six weeks of activity. While working remotely presents many challenges in a business known for collaboration...

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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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Mar11

The Marriage of Figaro Synopsis

Opera Colorado’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro runs May 4–12, 2019. For tickets and information, click here. To read a program note about The Marriage of Figaro, click here. Characters Susanna, maid-servant to the Countess soprano Countess Almaviva soprano Marcellina,...

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Mar11

About The Marriage of Figaro

Opera Colorado’s production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro runs May 4–12, 2019. For tickets and information, click here. To read a synopsis of The Marriage of Figaro, click here. Program Note This first of three collaborations between composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and...

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Feb20

About After Life & Josephine

Opera Colorado’s double-bill of Tom Cipullo’s After Life & Josephine runs February 23–March 1, 2019. Tickets are sold out. For more information, including a wait list for tickets, click here. To read synopses for After Life & Josephine, click here. Composer’s Note: After...

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Feb20

After Life & Josephine Synopses

Opera Colorado’s double-bill of Tom Cipullo’s After Life & Josephine runs February 23–March 1, 2019. Tickets are sold out. For more information, including a wait list for tickets, click here. To read a program note written by composer Tom Cipullo, click...

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