Eklund Opera Program

Eugene Onegin
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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Eugene Onegin

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Mar 15-17, 2019

Eugene Onegin

An opera by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Starting at $15

In 19th-century rural Russia, romance and tragedy unfold in the fates of two sisters. While Tatiana spends her time reading novels, Olga is courted by...

The Turn of the Screw

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Apr 25-28, 2019

The Turn of the Screw

An opera by Benjamin Britten
Starting at $20

Benjamin Britten’s 20th-century English chamber opera—replete with both tonality and dissonance—is something of a horror story, base...

CU New Opera Workshop

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Jun 15, 2019

CU New Opera Workshop

Composer Fellows' Initiative
Free and open to the public

Join us for the world premieres of four brand-new opera works by CU composition students, presented in the experimental and intimate ATLAS Black Box T...

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