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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Nov11

In Memoriam: Nathan Ward

Two weeks ago, Opera Colorado received the heartbreaking news that depression had taken the life of tenor Nathan Ward, a member of our 2017-18 Young Artist Program. The Young Artists (now known as the Artists in Residence) are in...

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Mar2

An Afternoon of American Song: Meet Heath Martin

By Kelly Maxwell We’ve spent all week getting to know the 2017-18 Opera Colorado Young Artists, in advance of their performances at An Afternoon of American song this Sunday, and today we’ll continue by checking in with baritone Hearth...

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