Meet The Artist: Bass Joshua Bloom

By Tamara Vallejos Joshua Bloom may have only a few minutes of music to sing as Colline in La Bohème, but the Australian bass makes a huge impression in that brief time. A recent review of the production calls Bloom...

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Meet The Artist: Baritone Andrew Garland

By Tamara Vallejos Baritone Andrew Garland makes his Opera Colorado as Schaunard in this production of La Bohème, but it’s far from his first go-around with this beloved Puccini opera. He’s been a part of dozens of performances, and says...

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Meet The Director: Matthew Ozawa

By Tamara Vallejos Matthew Ozawa, who is making his Opera Colorado directorial debut with La Bohème, is an in-demand director who loves new works and putting his stamp on productions. But this time around, he’s taking a more traditional...

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Meet the Artist: Baritone Levi Hernandez

By Tamara Vallejos It’s been nearly a decade since baritone Levi Hernandez last performed with Opera Colorado, but now he’s finally back to sing the role of Marcello, who in many ways acts as the glue that holds together...

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Meet the Artist: Soprano Monica Yunus

By Tamara Vallejos One of the most colorful roles in Opera Colorado’s production of La Bohème belongs to soprano Monica Yunus, who portrays the flirty and capricious Musetta. Today we check in with Yunus and learn about her early...

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Meet The Maestro: Music Director Ari Pelto

By Tamara Vallejos By his own estimate, Opera Colorado Music Director Ari Pelto has conducted nearly 100 performances of La Bohème—and now he brings his expertise to this upcoming production of Puccini’s masterpiece, opening Saturday at the Ellie Caulkins...

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Meet the Artist: Tenor Dominick Chenes

By Tamara Vallejos The countdown is on! La Bohème opens this weekend, and the cast and crew are putting the finishing touches on what is sure to be a gorgeous production of this beloved opera. Today we continue getting...

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Meet the Artist: Soprano Anya Matanovic

By Tamara Vallejos Opera Colorado’s first production of the season opens next weekend, and it’s one of the most beloved operas of all time: Puccini’s La Bohème. This beautiful and heartbreaking work is one of those operatic gems that...

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