Opera Colorado, Gounod, Romeo and Juliet, Denver Performing Arts Complex
Celebrate opening night in style by treating yourself to the Opening Night Dinner on Saturday, February 9th at 5:00 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver. Tickets are $125 per person (not including opera tickets) and include cocktails and four-course dinner at the Four Seasons and access to the exclusive VIP after party with the cast of Romeo and Juliet after the performance in the Chambers Grant Salon. To RSVP, contact Meghan Benedetto at 303.778.7086 or email@example.com.
On Thursday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m., a sold-out audience made up of 2,000 school children will be treated to an abridged, 90-minute Student Matinee performance of Gounod's Romeo and Juliet performed by the Opera Colorado Young Artists. The performance features the five Young Artists covering all of the major roles with members of the Opera Colorado Chorus backed by the Opera Colorado Orchestra conducted by RoBert Wood. A talk back with the students will take place immediately following the matinee.
Opera Colorado has partnered with the Westin Denver Downtown to create a Romeo and Juliet Romance Package. Packages start at $284 and include overnight accommodations, two tickets to Opera Colorado's Romeo and Juliet (February 15), and a $50 food and beverage credit. To make a reservation, call Opera Colorado Ticket Services at 303.468.2030.
Colorado Public Radio will broadcast Romeo and Juliet live from the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Sunday, February 17th beginning at 2:00 p.m. Tune in at KVOD 88.1 FM or www.cpr.org.
A cornerstone of Denver's cultural community, Opera Colorado presents operas annually at its downtown Denver home, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company presents new works alongside standard repertoire, and reaches more than 35,000 students and community members throughout the Rocky Mountain region through a variety of education and outreach programming. Opera Colorado Young Artists, a seven-month residency for singers at the beginning stages of their careers, provides training for the next generation of American opera performers. Founded in 1983, the Company celebrates its 30th anniversary season in 2013 with a new production of Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet (February 9-17) and Mozart's Don Giovanni (March 30-April 7).