Feb2

Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana

Passion’s Consequence Cavalleria Rusticana A One-Night-Only Anniversary Concert Music by Pietro Mascagni Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci Premiered May 17, 1890, Teatro Costanzi (Rome, Italy) Opera Colorado celebrates its 40th anniversary by presenting Mascagni’s opera as a...

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Feb2

Verdi’s Rigoletto

Revenge Is a Fool’s Game Rigoletto Music by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Premiered March 11, 1851, La Fenice (Venice, Italy) Verdi’s Italian masterpiece opens Opera Colorado’s 40th Anniversary Season, featuring unforgettable music, including the effervescent “La...

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Feb2

Korngold’s
The Dead City
(Die tote Stadt)

A Portrait of Obsession The Dead City (Die tote Stadt) TICKETS ON SALE NOW Music by Erich Korngold Libretto by Julius Korngold Premiered December 4, 1920, Hamburg State Opera (Hamburg, Germany) Opera Colorado presents a new production of composer...

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Feb2

Puccini’s Turandot

Uncover Love’s True Name Turandot TICKETS ON SALE NOW Music by Giacomo Puccini & Franco Alfano Libretto by Giuseppe Adami & Renato Simoni Premiered April 25, 1926, La Scala (Milan, Italy) Opera Colorado closes its 40th Anniversary Season on...

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Apr5

Canciones de Nuestras Tierras

A Festive Evening of Music at Denver Botanic Gardens Friday May 14 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in timed-entry waves beginning at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 7:30 p.m. Performances scattered throughout the gardens will continue...

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Jan14

April in Paris

Digital Production Premiered April 15, 2021 Available On Demand: April 15 – 29, 2021 This program is no longer available. Thank you for your interest in our Opera Colorado Amplified programming.  April in Paris Tune in to this television-style...

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Jan13

Tom Cipullo’s Josephine & The Promise of Living

Digital Production PREMIERED MARCH 4, 2021 This program is no longer available. Thank you for your interest in our Opera Colorado Amplified programming. Opera Colorado presents an encore presentation of Tom Cipullo’s Josephine and an original, multimedia program in...

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Oct22

Puccini’s Tosca

A High-Stakes Thriller Tosca Music by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Premiered January 14, 1900, Teatro Costanzi (Rome, Italy) The 2021-22 Season opens with Puccini’s heart-racing drama, overflowing with power struggles and vengeance. A corrupt...

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Feb10

Bizet’s Carmen

Seduction—Obsession—Murder Tickets On Sale Now Carmen Music by Georges Bizet Libretto by Ludovic Halévy and Henri Meilhac Premiered March 3, 1875, Opéra-Comique (Paris, France) We conclude Opera Colorado’s grandest season to date with Bizet’s smoldering drama, Carmen, filled with...

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Jan21

Moravec & Campbell’s The Shining

Room 217 Is Calling The Shining Music by Paul Moravec Libretto by Mark Campbell Based on the novel by Stephen King Premiered May 7, 2016, Ordway Music Theater (Saint Paul, Minnesota) Based on Stephen King’s spine-chilling novel, The Shining...

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