Feb14

Brewing the Perfect Elixir

What would you do to have all the confidence you need to make your dreams come true? The ability to believe in our dreams and stand tall in the face of rejection is something many people desire. With Opera...

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Oct27

Don Giovanni 101: Q&A with Bruno Taddia

Italian baritone Bruno Taddia returns to Opera Colorado after portraying Figaro in The Barber of Seville in 2019. He’s playing the titular character in this production of Don Giovanni for the first time at the Ellie, but is no...

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Apr26

Q&A with Aria Umezawa

By: Jennifer Colgan Are you excited about our spring production of Puccini’s Turandot? This production is one of great renown in the repertoire and a favorite among opera aficionados. Tickets are going quickly for Turandot! Get yours today for...

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Mar9

Q&A with Joyce DiDonato

By: Jennifer Colgan Every spring, Opera Colorado presents a magnificent gala that is instrumental in raising funds that support our mission. On May 13, 2023, we are honored to welcome internationally-renowned mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the featured performer at...

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Feb28

Q&A with Michelle DeYoung

By Jennifer Colgan On March 30, Opera Colorado is proud to partner with the Robert and Judi Newman Center to present a recital featuring Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung accompanied by pianist Cody Guy Garrison. The program features gorgeous songs...

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Feb1

Q&A with Designer Robert Perdziola

By: Jennifer Colgan Pittsburgh native Robert Perdziola has designed sets and costumes for some of the biggest opera houses in the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and San Francisco Opera. This winter, he lends his...

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Jan18

Q&A with Director Chas Rader-Shieber

By: Jennifer Colgan It is not an easy feat to direct an entire opera, much less one that is rarely performed and being built from scratch. However, Chas Rader-Shieber is up to the task for our winter production of...

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Nov3

Q & A with Director Christopher Mattaliano

By: Suzanne Whitney Christopher Mattaliano has worn many hats throughout his career—from stage director, to educator, to artistic director for opera companies and music festivals, to a member of Opera America’s Board of Directors. Throughout all aspects of his...

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Oct13

OC Stories—Mike Griebl Scenic Supervisor

By: Angelica DiIorio Neither snow nor rain nor heat has kept Scenic Supervisor Mike Griebl from ensuring the sets of Rigoletto are ready for opening night. In a career spanning more than twenty years, Mr. Griebl has supervised the...

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