More than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $15,000 awarded to Central City Opera

Grant to Support Central City Opera’s 2017 Festival One-Act Productions of Benjamin Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace, Amy Beach’s only opera, Cabildo and Gallantry by Douglas Moore.

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Central City Opera Announces the 2017 Yellow Rose Ball and Flower Girl Presentation at the Central City Opera House and Teller House June 24, 2017

The tradition of the Central City Opera Flower Girls and Yellow Rose Ball dates back to the founding of the company in 1932 and is the oldest debutante ball in Denver.  Each year, the Flower Girls (debutantes) are presented at a ceremony kicking off the Central City Opera Summer Festival.

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Central City Opera Opens 2017 Summer Festival with Carmen in Repertory July 8 through August 6

Soprano Emily Pulley makes role debut in Bizet’s powerful and tragic opera about the seductive gypsy and her lust for love and freedom


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Denver, CO (May 5, 2017) – More than 300 of Denver’s most influential civic and corporate leaders gathered on April 28, 2017 at the sleek, brand-new $15 million Mike Ward Maserati headquarters, to celebrate the 4th annual Theatre of Dreams Gala, a chic and elegant black-tie event honoring Central City Opera.

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Central City Opera’s 2017 Summer Festival with Carmen and Così fan tutte in Repertory at Historic Opera House and The Burning Fiery Furnace, Gallantry, and Cabildo in Smaller Venues in Central City

Central City Opera’s 2017 Summer Festival, which runs from July 8 through August 6, features Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s Così fan tutte performed in repertory in the historic Central City Opera House, and three one-act operas with limited runs—Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace, Douglas Moore’s Gallantry, and Amy Beach’s Cabildo—performed in smaller venues located around the town of Central City.

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Central City Opera Announces its 2017 Theatre of Dreams Gala

In its 85th year, Central City Opera is delighted to announce its fourth annual Theatre of Dreams Gala. Colorado Native and World-Renowned Opera star Ms. Elizabeth Welch will be entertainment for this festive evening. The Theatre of Dreams Gala is a chic and elegant evening honoring the historic opera company and its mission of presenting inspirational, world-renowned productions and year-round programs, including the Bonfils-Stanton Artists Training Program, historic preservation and education and community engagement.

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