Eklund Opera Program

It's a Wonderful Life
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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It's a Wonderful Life

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Nov 15-17, 2019

It's a Wonderful Life

An opera by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer
Full price: $15-$46

Based on the 1946 Frank Capra movie of the same name (by permission of Paramount Licensing Inc.) and “The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Dor...

The Marriage of Figaro

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Mar 13-15, 2020

The Marriage of Figaro

An opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Full price: $15-$46

When a lecherous count sets his sights on his servant Figaro's fiancée, Figaro and his friends seek retribution in the form of hilarious hijink...

Béatrice et Bénédict

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Apr 23-26, 2020

Béatrice et Bénédict

An opera by Hector Berlioz
Full price: $20-$31

Marriage isn't for everyone, least of all verbal sparring partners Beatrice and Benedict. But if they can be convinced to set aside their differences,...

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