Thursday, February 14, 2019
103 North Public Road
Join us for a delightful, romantic evening of operatic love songs paired with Stam chocolates for a unique, multi-sensory Valentine’s Day celebration.
Free and open to the public. Tips for musicians appreciated!
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Syntax: Physic Opera
554 South Broadway, Denver, CO
Tickets: $8 advance and students/$10 day of show
Taking a small step away from opera, this show features poetry set to music – referred to as art song – and readings of original works by Denver poets.
Ahja Fox can be found around Denver, Colorado reading at various events and open mics or co-hosting at Art of Storytelling. She publishes in online and print journals like Five:2:One, Driftwood Press, Rhythm & Bones Press, Rigorous, Moonchild Magazine, Anti-Heroine Chic, SWWIM , and more. She has also recently been included in the 2018 Punch Drunk Anthology and YANYR Anthology. A 2018 Best of the Net and Pushcart nominee, follow her on Instagram or Twitter at aefoxx.
Suzi Q. Smith is an award-winning artist, activist, and educator who lives in Denver, Colorado.
Piper Mullins was the director of the Denver Mercury Poetry Slam from 2013-2016, and coach and team member of 4 Denver Mercury National Poetry Slam teams. They were a part of the 4th place nationally ranked Denver Mercury team at the National Poetry Slam in 2015 and has worked as a teaching artist with students all across Denver. They have also been a featured poet in venues across the US. Their work has been featured in La Palabra: The Word is a Woman, and published in the Swimming with Elephants Publications anthology “Light as a Feather,” and more.
Ian R. Dougherty is a co-founder of the @Mercury Cafe Poetry Slam and long time member of the Denver poetry community. He is also a giant teddy bear.
Tameca L Coleman is a singer, writer, massage therapist, itinerant nerd and point and shoot tourist in their own town. Tameca has published work in many genres, and has also performed and recorded music with many different bands. She doodles sometimes and likes weird music and dancebreaks. For more information about their work, follow @sireneatspoetry.
William Shakespeare’s works were meant to be enjoyed by all in an intimate setting as they delve into the human condition and everyday life and love.
Join us as we share the words of William Shakespeare through song! We will soothe your soul, make you laugh, and above all, have a great evening chanelling the bard!
Although not unique to opera, the pants role – women playing male characters – is a device common in works including Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro to Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette and Strauss’ Rosekavalier.
While intended to better depict young men, we all know who is wearing the pants here.
Let’s celebrate the girls who play boys who love girls!
Opera on Tap Colorado brings opera to unexpected venues throughout the state, offering audiences exceptional music by outstanding singers, and giving professional singers the opportunity to sing regularly in public in a welcoming, supportive atmosphere.
Casual and even raucous, Opera on Tap presents themed opera shows performed by top notch performers singing music from actual operas – often with a drink in hand!
Join us for our monthly shows in Denver at Syntax: Physic Opera, our signature beer/opera pairings at Colorado’s excellent craft breweries, and all sorts of other operatic adventures!
Opera on Tap Colorado partners include: