February 2, 7pm
Opera Colorado Preview of The Elixir of Love
Left to right: Curt Pajer, piano; Maria Kanyova, soprano; Barry Banks, tenor
In anticipation of Opera Colorado's upcoming production of "The Elixir of Love," Charley Samson hosts a special three-hour show at 7p.m. on the February 2 edition of "Colorado Spotlight."
This exclusive KVOD performance studio event opens with soprano Maria Kanyova (Adina) and tenor Barry Banks (Nemorino) performing excerpts from "The Elixir of Love," followed by insight and remarks about the upcoming production. Donizetti's comedy begins Friday, February 9.
Vincenzo Bellini's Norma
Also on the program, a broadcast of Opera Colorado's 2006 production of "Norma." Samson speaks with Hasmik Papian (Norma) and Irina Mishura (Adalgisa) for commentary about their roles in the opera.