Preview: "The biggest name in American opera will sing with the Colorado Symphony next year"

Soprano Renée Fleming will join Brett Mitchell for his first concert as Music Director of the Colorado Symphony in September 2017. (Photo of Ms. Fleming by Decca/Andrew Eccles. Photo of Mr. Mitchell by Roger Mastroianni.)

Soprano Renée Fleming will join Brett Mitchell for his first concert as Music Director of the Colorado Symphony in September 2017. (Photo of Ms. Fleming by Decca/Andrew Eccles. Photo of Mr. Mitchell by Roger Mastroianni.)

The Denver Post has published a preview of Brett Mitchell's first concert as Music Director of the Colorado Symphony in September 2017, featuring special guest artist Renée Fleming:

Soprano Renée Fleming, the biggest name in American opera, will sing with the Colorado Symphony next year, accompanying conductor Brett Mitchell in his first official performance as CSO’s new music director.

The concert, set for Saturday, Sept. 9, kicks off the orchestra’s 2017/18 season. The repertoire is yet to be announced....

The event, at Boettcher Concert Hall, the orchestra’s home, will be a splashy kickoff for Mitchell, who comes to the CSO from Cleveland, where worked as the Cleveland Orchestra’s associate conductor and as music director of the organization’s Youth Orchestra.

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