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Opera Star And Idaho Native Cecilia Violetta Lopez Returns To Idaho

Ethan Webber
Boise State Public Radio

Idaho Native Cecilia Violetta Lopez has been named one of 25 rising stars by Opera News, and now returns to her home state for a two-night performance of Manon. She joins Idaho Matters live to chat about her career and the impact of growing up in the Gem State.

Have a question or comment for the show? Tweet @KBSX915 using #IdahoMatters.

Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.