WINTERSONG Be the first to ring in the holidays with a sparkling Opera Fort Collins event. Set in CSU’s new hi-tech Lory Student Center Theatre, the evening includes a gourmet catered dinner, no host bar, the always fabulous OFC Silent Auction (and Mystery Boxes), and a festive musical offering of arias, art songs and seasonal music. So, invite your favorite friends, don your finest beads & buckles & bows, and join the first gala of the season! [more...]


Brian Clay Luedloff: Artistic Director, Opera Fort Collins Welcome to Opera Fort Collins’ Season 35! We are excited to open with​ ​FOLLIES, ​ ​Stephen Sondheim​ ​and James Goldman's rarely performed opera​ ​ noir.​ ​This production reflects​ ​the OFC ​ ​commitment to explore the broad range of American opera through our American Opera Initiative: opera on American subjects, by American composers, and for American audiences. ​ ​Then we are off to explore the incredible range of Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. In early February, enjoy a new English translation of his comic opera ​"​The Elixir of Love.​"​ Just in time for​ ​the season of lo​ve - it's our little​ ​Valentine's Day gift​ ​to you! ​ ​ Our season finale showcases Donizetti's dramatic talent with the dark Scottish tragedy ​ "​Lucia di Lammermoor. ​"​ As always,​ ​our productions offer something for everyone — even those who think they don’t like opera! [more...]