Mar24

American Song: Inspired Program Notes

Each spring Cherity Koepke, our Director of Education & Community Engagement and the Director of the Artist in Residence Program, creates a performance showcasing songs by American composers. Here at Opera Colorado, our mission is to connect our Colorado...

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Mar15

New Sets for The Pirates of Penzance

By: Angelica DiIorio The scenery is an integral part of any production—it invites the audience to be a part of the story. For many operas, sets are created and shared among opera houses, giving each production a classic feel....

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Mar8

Setting Sail with The Pirates of Penzance

By: Angelica DiIorio As part of our Opera on Tour program, the 2021-22 Opera Colorado Artists in Residence are bringing a new abridged production of The Pirates of Penzance to groups of all ages throughout Colorado. The Opera on...

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Mar18

OC Stories: Q & A with Cherity Koepke

By: Jennifer Colgan As part of our OC Stories blog series, we’re introducing you to the people that make Opera Colorado work. We recently got a chance to catch up with Cherity Koepke, Director of Education & Community Engagement,...

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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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Jun16

MEET THE 2020-21 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Opera Colorado is pleased to announce that soprano Catherine Swindle, mezzo-soprano Kendra Broom, tenor Devin Eatmon, baritones Isaiah Feken and Thomas Lynch, bass-baritone Timothy Madden, and coach/accompanist Stephen Variames have been accepted into the acclaimed Opera Colorado Artists in...

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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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Sep10

Where Are They Now: Tenor Brett Sprague

With the 2019-20 Artists in Residence starting their contracts this week, we wanted to highlight one of the Program’s distinguished alumni. Tenor Brett Sprague is an accomplished singer who is taking the European opera world by storm. Brett was...

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