Fleming lends voice to new opera house
Star soprano will be joined by Morris and Lawrence at Sept. 10 debut of Caulkins venue
By Kyle MacMillan [Denver Post, 1 Mar 05]
Soprano Renée Fleming, one of opera’s biggest names, heads a star-studded parade of 12 singers set to perform at the Sept. 10 gala opening of the $86 million Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Opera Colorado announced Monday.
The lineup could be the most important gathering of opera performers ever to appear in Denver. Also taking part will be bass-baritone James Morris, a regular at the Metropolitan Opera for more than 25 years, and leading soprano Cynthia Lawrence, a former Coloradan.
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