Jan25

Saint-Saëns’s
Samson and Delilah

A Downfall of Biblical Proportions Samson and Delilah Music by Camille Saint-Saëns Libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire Premiered December 2, 1877, Ducal Theatre, Weimar Opera Colorado closes the season with Saint-Saëns’s operatic take on the biblical story of Samson and Delilah....

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Jan25

Wagner’s
The Flying Dutchman

A Ghostly Legend Comes To Shore The Flying Dutchman Music and Libretto by Richard Wagner Premiered January 2, 1843, Königliches Hoftheater Dresden Wagner’s supernatural drama makes landfall with Opera Colorado next winter. The captain of a legendary ghost ship...

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Jan25

Mozart’s
Don Giovanni

No Bad Deed Goes Unpunished Don Giovanni Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Premiered October 29, 1787, Estates Theatre Be seduced by Mozart’s classic masterpiece, Don Giovanni, a tale about a serial womanizer who cares...

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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
Die tote Stadt
(The Dead City)

A Portrait of Obsession Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) 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 Erich Korngold’s rare operatic...

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Feb2

Puccini’s Turandot

Uncover Love’s True Name Turandot 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 a high note with...

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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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