September 12, 2014

Dora's Aria
The Skylight presents The Snow Dragon
Somtow Sucharitkul

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September 4, 2014

Life in the arts: A child's dream worth chasing?
Metroparent Magazine
Liz Putnum Paulsen

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March 10, 2013

Bel Canto Chorus celebrates Hynson's anniversary
Journal Sentinal (JSOnline)
Elaine Schmidt

The ensemble was joined by mezzo-soprano Colleen Brooks, who brought a dark, focused, polished sound to the piece...

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September 20, 2012

Check out the Milwakee Opera Theatre’s production of Candide
Fox 6 News: Real Milwaukee – Just Tony
Tony Clark

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September 8, 2010

Brooks Finding Success with San Francisco Opera
The Platteville Journal
Barbara Weinbrenner

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Kristen Loken

August 21, 2010

Merola Finale: 'Tonight We Sing'
San Francisco Classical Voice
Janos Greben

Instead of Merola's usual two staged operas during the 10-week program, there was only one this year, so even avid followers of the program had their first experience Saturday of some of the singers. Among those, for me, there was the "discovery" of Colleen Brooks, singing the Composer in "Sie hält ihn für den Todesgott" from Ariadne auf Naxos in an impossibly mature "true Straussian" manner, bringing an outstanding musical authenticity to the role. Add Hye Jung Lee's charming Zerbinetta, and there was one of the many high points of the evening: romantic, funny, the music going in right "here" (indicating one's chest).

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April 17, 2009

Up Close – An Aspiring Opera Singer
WUWM: Milwaukee Public Radio
Susan Bense

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