Opera Colorado Magazine
Opera Colorado Magazine provides enthusiastic opera goers with all the relevant information needed to thoroughly enjoy the world-class performances. Compelling content includes staff profiles, information on upcoming events, artist biographies, show synopsis and behind the scenes details on sets, costumes and much more.
1 issue per season
Since 1983, Opera Colorado has provided the highest quality productions in the original languages. Singers such as Placido Domingo and Denyce Graves have thrilled Denver audiences.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House is located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the largest arts complex in the world, featuring 10 performance spaces connected by an 80-foot-tall glass roof. Restored in 2005, the 2,268-seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House is an acoustically tuned hall designed in the lyric style and is ranked among the top 10 opera houses in the world.
WHY IS ADVERTISING IN COLORADO’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATIONS SO EFFECTIVE?
As a marketer, promoter and business person, you have to constantly make tough advertising decisions. Colorado’s Performing Arts Publications are here to help. We deliver proven advertising that reaches not only thousands of Front Range viewers, but a targeted audience of affluent purchasers.
TRUST - Despite the rise of digital advertising, print continues to deliver effective and efficient promotions for savvy marketers. Studies suggest that readers trust print more than any other medium. According to a recent study, 82 percent of U.S. internet users trust print ads when making a purchase decision, more than any other advertising avenue (1). And our arts publications take this one step further, every book is hand delivered, ensuring your message gets seen.
CAPTIVATING - With Colorado’s Performing Arts publications you know what to expect. Every show presents a new captive audience that peruse every magazine before, during and after every show. Print is an enjoyable experience. It’s tactile. It’s immersive. It requires 21 percent less cognitive effort to process than reading on a screen (2). In fact, in our fast-paced world, print is as much luxurious as it is indulgent.
DEFINED - A healthy ROI requires the ability to target readers effectively. Print ads create a lasting impression on people who appreciate the performing arts. With attendance on the rise, arts publications provide a sound investment. The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts reports that between 2015 and 2017 there has been an 8.5 percent increase in attendance at arts venues (3).
2019/2020 Season Issue
November 4 - May 13
Ad Deadline: October 6
ROSSINI’S THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
Opera Colorado kicks off the 2019-20 season with this laugh-out-loud comedy, featuring some of the most memorable tunes in all opera—including Figaro’s famous “Largo al factotum,” Rosina’s “Una voce poco fa,” and more. Packed with punchlines, this rapid-fire prequel to The Marriage of Figaro features the mischievous barber Figaro at his most cunning, in a whimsical Art Deco production.
February 27 - March 1
The public adores Canio’s clowning—but they’re about to witness the shocking consequences of his rage. Art imitates life (and vice versa) in this opera about the turbulent relationships within a traveling theater troupe. This production of Pagliacci marks Opera Colorado’s expansion from two to three fully staged productions at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
Puccini’s heart-racing drama overflowing with power struggles and vengeance. A corrupt chief of police has a cruel ultimatum for Rome’s most celebrated prima donna, Tosca: submit to his lustful desires, or trigger the execution of her beloved. Who will survive this web of betrayal and revenge?
Programming is subject to change and shows can be added, postponed or canceled.
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