Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of a Brazilian opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus—and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle. The Met premiere stars soprano Ailyn Pérez as Florencia Grimaldi, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to lead a spellbinding new production by Mary Zimmerman that brings the mysterious and magical realm of the Amazon to the Met stage. A distinguished ensemble of artists portray the diva’s fellow travelers on the river boat to Manaus, including soprano Gabriella Reyes as the journalist Rosalba, bass-baritone Greer Grimsley as the ship’s captain, baritone Mattia Olivieri as his enigmatic first mate, tenor Mario Chang as the captain’s nephew Arcadio, and mezzo-soprano Nancy Fabiola Herrera and baritone Michael Chioldi as the feuding couple Paula and Alvaro. 1:55- 3:30pm Adults $20 Students $10 Seniors $16 Please Bring a Sack Lunch and Snacks (Coffee and Tea will be provided)
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Get Tickets at EventBright Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the drama issues that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries. Dazzling young mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina leads a powerhouse quartet of stars in the complex and volatile title role, alongside tenor Piotr Beczała as Carmen’s troubled lover Don José, soprano Angel Blue as the loyal Micaëla, and bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen as the swaggering Escamillo. Daniele Rustioni conducts Bizet’s heart-pounding score.
Ancient Babylon comes to life in this classic Met staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze stars as the imperious king Nabucco, alongside soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska, reprising her thrilling turn as his vengeful daughter Abigaille. Mezzo-soprano Maria Barakova and tenor SeokJong Baek are Fenena and Ismaele, whose love transcends politics, and bass Dmitry Belosselskiy repeats his celebrated portrayal of the high priest Zaccaria. Daniele Callegari conducts Verdi’s exhilarating early masterpiece, which features the ultimate showcase for the great Met Chorus, the moving “Va, pensiero.” Get Tickets at EventBright Students/Children $10 Seniors $16 Adults $20
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Register for Savory and Sweet Souffle - Colorado Mountain College Non-Credit Culinary Course Explore the magic when you create souffles from savory ingredients and then switch it up with sweet dessert ingredients like dark chocolate, gran manier and vanilla! Souffles made from cheese and eggs? Yes, and smoked salmon or seafood! They are exquisite! Join us!
Register for Northern Italy - Colorado Mountain College Non-Credit Culinary Course This class concentrates on legendary products such as Parmesana Reggiano, Prosciutto de Parma, and prized balsamic vinegars. Savor authentic dishes such as Bagna Cauda, Trofie al Pesto, Gnocchi ala Sorrentino, Braised Lamb or Veal Shanks “Osso Buco” alla Toscana, Rissoto alla Milanese, Panissa di Vercelli, Polenta Concia alla Valdostana, Frico con le Patate, Goulash Triestino, Field Green Salad with Prosciutto, Ragu alla Bolognese, Fresh Tagliatelle, Jota Triestina, Panna Cotta, and Tiramisu.