Dec21

Behind the Curtain: Silver Linings

By Greg Carpenter Let’s not kid ourselves. It has been one tough year! We worked our way through cancellations and postponements. We had plans for outdoor performances and fall video projects thwarted by rigorous and necessary health and safety...

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Oct5

Behind the Curtain: Celebrating our New Board Members

The Board of Directors is the backbone of any nonprofit arts organization. The National Council of Nonprofits states, “board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and...

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Aug28

BEHIND THE CURTAIN: La Forza Del Destino

This month, I’m handing my August blog post off to our Music Director Ari Pelto. As Music Director, Ari leads our superb orchestra and work collaboratively with me on programming and artistic matters. Few can deny the tremendous impact...

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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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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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