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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Jun11

Meet the 2019-20 Artists in Residence

Opera Colorado is excited to announce our incoming 2019-20 Artists in Residence. We’re especially pleased to share the news that this group of seven artists includes three familiar names: Kira Dills-DeSurra (mezzo-soprano), Eric McConnell (bass-baritone), and Tyler Tucker (coach-accompanist),...

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Mar26

2019 Greater Colorado Tour – Days 4-5

Days 4 and 5: March 11–12, 2019 Denver to Gunnison and back again Good morning readers. Apologies for the delay in this installment of the blog. Our plans changed rapidly due to the weather so there was little time...

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Mar8

2019 Greater Colorado Tour – Day 3

Day 3: March 7, 2019 Beulah, Pueblo, and back to Denver Good morning readers! It began early and like something out of Wuthering Heights. It’s foggy and not the kind of foggy that you can work with. This is...

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Mar7

2019 Greater Colorado Tour – Day 2

Day 2: March 6, 2019 Lamar to Pueblo Happy Wednesday readers. The dogs are barking this morning. That’s not a reference to anyone having issues with their feet—the dogs are actually barking. That’s was our wake up call. Seems...

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Mar6

2019 Greater Colorado Tour – Day 1

Day 1: March 5, 2019 Denver to Lamar Hello readers—I’m back! The season has certainly flown and it’s time for Opera Colorado’s Greater Colorado Tour to begin for 2019. For those of you that are new—hang tight for just a...

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Feb1

Afternoon Of American Song – Composer Bios

              Adam Guettel is a composer/lyricist living in New York City. His upcoming project, Millions, will have its first production in 2017. An opera based on The H.G. Wells Invisible Man will be produced by the...

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