Opera Colorado Publications
To maximize exposure with the opera crowd, four publications are available. Each issue of Ovation! — Opera Colorado’s magazine — is mailed to more than 10,000 opera enthusiasts. Packed with feature stories and artist profiles, Ovation! is the source for events and activities of the world-class opera. Plus, the in-theatre program is distributed at all opera productions.
44,000 per season
2 issues 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.
Holiday 2016 ISSUE
In-theatre magazine runs November 5-13
Ovation! mails in January 2017
Ad Deadline: October 14
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST
La Fanciulla del West is based on American author, David Balisco’s, The Girl of the Golden West. This symphonic poem by Giacomo Puccini premiered in New York in 1910, and has been incredibly popular ever since. The story was originally set near a California gold mining camp in the mid-1800s. However, Opera Colorado has transported the story to Colorado through collaborations with the Denver Public Library and History Colorado. Historical photos will become a powerful video backdrop for the wild and tempestuous story. Many academics and musicians agree that this is Puccini’s greatest work.
WINTER 2017 OVATION!
Mails in January
New and loyal Opera aficionados alike will be waiting for the Winter issue of Ovation! to arrive in their mailbox. Feature editorial will include information on the upcoming production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Additionally, Ovation! provides insightful profiles of the people on and off the stage that bring Opera Colorado performances to life. Each issue also highlights the plethora of diverse educational and engaging events orchestrated by Opera Colorado throughout the year.
SPRING 2017 ISSUE
In-theatre magazine runs May 6-14
Ovation! mails in June
Ad Deadline: April 14
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Gaetano Donizetti composed Lucia di Lammermoor in 1835, which was largely performed in Europe until the early 1840s, when it made its American debut in New Orleans. Incorporating everything from romance to feuds and violent wars, the performance seems to appeal to almost every demographic. After World War II, there were a few sopranos under the notion that it needed to be instrumentally refreshed. After being invigorated, the opera has sustained its popularity by appearing as number 21 on Operabase’s worldwide list of most performed operas.
SUMMER 2017 OVATION!
Mails in June
When this issue of Ovation! arrives in mailboxes, enthusiastic opera goers will receive in-depth features about the 2017/2018 season. Additionally, Ovation! provides insightful profiles of the people on and off the stage that bring Opera Colorado performances to life. Each issue also highlights all the diverse educational and engaging events orchestrated by Opera Colorado throughout the year.
Programming is subject to change and shows can be added, postponed or canceled.
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