Lamont Opera Theatre

Lamont Opera Theatre presents fully staged operas, musicals, cabarets and concert performances. Students and theatre professionals collaborate on the set design, costuming, make-up, set construction and social media marketing. Often these productions include technical and design expertise from the DU Department of Theatre.

University of Denver students interested in auditioning should email the ensemble director, Professor Matthew Plenk.

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Upcoming Events

Lamont Opera Theatre & The Lamont Symphony Orchestra present:

November 5 at 7:30 p.m. and November 7 at 2:30 p.m.

A Night at the Opera

Puccini: La bohème Acts two & four, Lawrence Golan , conductor
works in Spanish by Falla, Catán, Chueca, Carne & Chapi.


April 21 - 23 at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m.

A French Double Bill

Matthew Plenk, director

Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges (The Child and the Spells), Lawrence Golan, conductor
Poulenc: Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tiresias), Sahar Nouri, conductor

See Schedule and Links

  • Victoria Minton as Giorgetta and Tony London as Michele

    2019 Spring Production: Puccini's Il trittico

    Victoria Minton as Giorgetta and Tony London as Michele.

  • Members of the cast in The Marriage of Figaro.

    2018 Spring Production: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro

    Members of the cast.

  • 2017 Spring Production: Strauss' Die Fledermaus

    2017 Spring Production: Strauss' Die Fledermaus

    Christiana McMullen as Adele and Caren Rico as Rosalinde.

  • Jared Giammanco as Sky Masterson in the Lamont Opera Theatre production of Frank Loesser's GUYS & DOLLS

    2015 Fall Production: Frank Loesser's Guys & Dolls

    Members of the cast.

Featured Stories

Lamont Opera Theatre’s production of Puccini’s “Il trittico”  on the set students had a hand in creating.
Lamont Opera Theatre Provides New Opportunities

Matthew Plenk wants his students to understand all aspects of a production, which is why for Lamont Opera Theatre's production of Puccini’s “Il trittico,” he added a twist.

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