Opera Colorado


The only opera company that entertains and enriches through the performance and creation of world-class, fully staged operas in a sophisticated urban Colorado setting for anyone seeking an authentic, artful, and immersive escape. Performances run February-May at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex.


  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Miles to airport: 23.7
  • Miles to CCC: 8.75


Oct 22, 2020

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony
Oct 26, 2020 - Nov 8, 2020

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Along with co-producers ADA Artists Management, Austin Opera, Berkshire Opera Festival, Minnesota Opera, and San Diego Opera, Opera Colorado is delighted to present the digital world premiere of The Trial of Susan B. Anthony, written and...

Oct 22, 2020

Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana
Feb 20, 2021 - Feb 28, 2021

PASSION'S CONSEQUENCE CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA Music by Pietro Mascagni Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci Premiered May 17, 1890, Teatro Costanzi (Rome, Italy) Mascagni's classic verismo tale shines a light on rustic life...

Oct 22, 2020

Bizet’s Carmen
May 1, 2021 - May 15, 2021

SEDUCTION—OBSESSION—MURDER CARMEN Music by Georges Bizet Libretto by Ludovic Halévy and Henri Meilhac Premiered March 3, 1875, Opéra-Comique (Paris, France) We conclude Opera Colorado's grandest season to date with Bizet's smoldering drama,...

Oct 22, 2020

Moravec’s The Shining
Jun 19, 2021 - Jun 27, 2021

ROOM 217 IS CALLING THE SHINING Music by Paul Moravec Libretto by Mark Campbell Premiered May 7, 2016, Ordway Music Theater (Saint Paul, Minnesota) Based on Stephen King's spine-chilling novel, The Shining comes to the Ellie Caulkins stage...

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