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May 28, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Family Poem
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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May 26, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Draw Your Dreams
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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May 25, 2020
#VirtualOperaOmaha Week 9 Round-Up
Here’s what happened as part of #VirtualOperaOmaha Week 9! Virtual Prelude Talk: Don Giovanni Kathryn Smith, General Director of Madison Opera, presented Friday’s Virtual Prelude Talk on Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and dove deep into the history of this classic opera, in advance of The Metropolitan Opera’s free nightly stream of the opera. Watch the full Prelude Talk on Madison Opera’s Facebook page here. The Cast of Sweeney Todd in Fleet Street Squares Did you see our fun video featuring the entire cast of our upcoming production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, part of our 2020/2021 Season, in a new gameshow Fleet Street Squares? Watch the ...
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May 21, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Hug a Tree
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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May 19, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Draw a Song
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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May 18, 2020
#VirtualOperaOmaha Week 8 Round-Up
Here is your recap of #VirtualOperaOmaha Week 8! Poetry & Music Project Virtual Concert On Sunday morning, we premiered 6 pieces by composers Matt Browne and Frances Pollock with words by Nebraska K-12 poets, created as part of the Poetry & Music Project. The virtual concert was hosted by Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason, and featured performances by our Holland Community Opera Fellows accompanied by Head of Music Sean Kelly on piano. Watch all the performances and learn more about the Poetry & Music Project here. Virtual Prelude Talk: Lucia di Lammermoor Last week’s Virtual Prelude Talk on Friday, presented by Gabriel Preisser, Executive Director and Grant Preisser, Artistic Director of Op...
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May 14, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Memory Mixtape
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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May 12, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Be Old Fashioned
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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May 11, 2020
#VirtualOperaOmaha Week 7 Round-Up
Read on to catch up on everything #VirtualOperaOmaha Week 7! Opera in Conversation: The Marriage of Figaro Did you catch our conversation with Maestro Steven White and Head of Music Sean Kelly? Our Director of Engagement Programs Lauren Medici sat down with these two Mozart aficionado to discuss Figaro, which White will conduct at Opera Omaha as part of our 2020/2021 Season. The conversation covered everything from the music to the story to comparisons with some of Mozart’s other operas. Watch the full conversation through this blog. Virtual Prelude Talk: Verdi’s Aida Last week’s Virtual Prelude Talk on Friday evening was hosted by acclaimed stage director and frequent collaborator with D...
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May 7, 2020
HCOF Creativity Prompt: Colors
Our Holland Community Opera Fellowship (HCOF) is committed to being a creative and artistic resource to our community. Usually this takes many forms and Opera Omaha's HCOF Fellows (Gwenna, Jared, Kate, and Kaitlin) lead creative workshops and programming for all ages. Since we can’t be in the community in person, we’ve adapted and created a few of our #HCOFCreativityPrompts for your use at home. Each weekday we’ll post a different prompt on our blog and share on our social media platforms. These activities can be done alone or with others. Creativity is not just for kids, and these prompts are written for a wide variety of audiences so fee...
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