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Celebrated Soprano (And Idaho Native) Joins Opera Idaho As Artistic Advisor

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Idaho native and opera singer Cecilia Violetta López is Opera Idaho's new artistic adviser."


You may know Cecilia Violetta López as a celebrated soprano, as well as being named one of opera’s 25 rising stars by Opera News. Or you’ve seen her perform in Opera Idaho Productions for the last six plus years.

Now, she’s taking on a new role: as Opera Idaho’s first Artistic Advisor. Idaho Matters spoke with Violetta López about this new role means for her, and the opera community in Idaho.


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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.