Falstaff: Meet Dana Beth Miller

By Kelly Maxwell In rehearsal, mezzo-soprano Dana Beth Miller carries herself like a dancer. Not intimidated by complicated blocking or choreography, she throws her entire form into her movements with great confidence. It is no surprise, then, to learn...

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Falstaff: Meet Sandra Piques Eddy

By Kelly Maxwell At first thought, you may not think that the modern-day sitcom has a lot in common with opera. But as mezzo-soprano Sandra Piques Eddy points out, there are actually a ton of similarities between the two...

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Falstaff: Meet Director David Edwards

By Kelly Maxwell A casual survey of the Falstaff cast regarding director David Edwards, gathered around the water cooler during a rehearsal break, brings up three things: his dry British humor, the incredible scope of his knowledge, and his...

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Falstaff: Meet Olafur Sigurdarson

By Tamara Vallejos Verdi’s Falstaff may not be one of the composer’s most frequently performed operas, but the cast of Opera Colorado’s production would be quick to point out it’s no less a masterwork. In fact, baritone Olafur Sigurdarson, who...

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March Tour Blog – Day 4

By Cherity Koepke Today’s blog is going to be a little shorter than the rest—and not because there wasn’t anything to write about. It’s because we were so busy, and I was headed in one direction while the Young...

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March Tour Blog – Day 3

By Cherity Koepke Happy Wednesday, readers! It’s a very special day today. On this day, we pay tribute to something near and dear to the hearts of everyone on this group. Something that makes us smile every time we...

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March Tour Blog – Day 2

By Cherity Koepke Good day readers. After a long day in the car and a late night, we’re up—but I wouldn’t exactly call us raring to go. It’s early and the sun is just peeking out from behind the...

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March Tour Blog – Day 1

By Cherity Koepke Good morning, readers! I’m back and the blogs are back, too! For those of you who are new: this is the blog I write while we’re on tour, taking opera all across Colorado. It’s a chance...

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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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