Monday, March 20, 2017
Opera Steamboat (formerly Emerald City Opera) is hosting the Opera Colorado Young Artists in Routt County on Wednesday, March 22 through Friday, March 24, including performances of “The Barber of Seville” and “The Elixir of Love” in Hayden, South Routt and Steamboat Springs school districts. The week of events will end with an arias and ensembles concert at Bud Werner Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24.
The productions will be semi-staged, costumed shows for children of all ages and will commence with a question and answer session. This opportunity will be the first time many students and teachers have ever seen an opera production.
Faculty has been preparing for the production with study guides introducing them to the world of opera and stories behind the productions.
Productions are as follows.
• “The Barber of Seville” — 2:45 p.m. Wednesday March 22 at Soroco Middle and High schools.
• “The Elixer of Love” — 2 p.m. Thursday March 23 at Hayden High School.
• “The Elixer of Love” — 9 a.m. Friday March 24 at Steamboat Springs Middle School.
• “Arias and ensembles concert — 7 p.m. Friday March 24 at Bud Werner Memorial Library Library Hall.