Eklund Opera Program

Sweeney Todd
Eklund Opera Program

Eklund Opera Program

Great repertoire, lavish scenery, amazing voices and outstanding value—these are the hallmarks of the Eklund Opera Program. Director Leigh Holman and Music Director Nicholas Carthy bring you the best of classical and contemporary opera in three fascinating productions each season and in the CU New Opera Workshop each summer.

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Sweeney Todd

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Mar 16-18, 2018

Sweeney Todd

A musical by Stephen Sondheim
Starting at $20

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street pays a visit to CU Boulder for the first time ever! Stephen Sondheim's wildly popular musical transports audiences to...

Ariodante

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Apr 26-29, 2018

Ariodante

An opera by George Frideric Handel
Starting at $20

The king’s daughter is happily betrothed to a prince—until another man forges a plan to tear them apart for his own benefit. Handel’...

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Oct 27, 2017

DAILY CAMERA: Review: Eklund Opera's…

It was easy to be skeptical when the University of Colorado's Eklund…

Oct 25, 2017

SHARPS AND FLATIRONS: Lehár's Merry…

Franz Lehár’s Merry Widow, the classic Viennese operetta, is a delicious platform for…

Sep 28, 2017

Eklund Opera season opens with…

Lehár’s hit opera is a feast of hummable tunes, ball gowns and…

Aug 9, 2017

Single tickets to CU Presents’…

Joshua Bell, Béla Fleck and Martha Graham Dance headline the 81st Artist…

Aug 2, 2017

Eklund Opera's 2017-18 season opens…

This fall’s production of “The Merry Widow” is out to prove just…

Jun 15, 2017

SHARPS & FLATIRONS: CU Now…

Adamo’s Gospel of Mary Magdalene is getting an intimate makeover CU NOW,…