Valerie Hamlin, Director of Marketing
CENTRAL CITY OPERA GUILD PRESENTS 2014 OPERA TEASER
Romance, Redemption & Singing Nuns
AN EVENING OF COCKTAILS, DINNER AND A SNEAK PEEK
OF THE 2014 SUMMER FESTIVAL
Thursday, February 27
WHO: The Central City Opera Guild (CCOG) will host an entertaining evening of cocktails, dinner and a glimpse of the 2014 Central City Opera Festival on Thursday, February 27. Monies raised will support Guild efforts to assist Central City Opera (CCO) with historic preservation, education, cultural and social events, and fund raising.
WHAT: The 2014 Opera Teaser offers just a taste of the Festival’s 82nd year. Attendees will indulge themselves and their music-loving companions with a seated dinner and high quality entertainment provided by the Central City Opera Ensemble. Stories through song will be told in selections featured from The Marriage of Figaro, Dead Man Walking and The Sound of Music. A round of opera trivia can also be enjoyed at each table throughout the evening.
Tickets prices are: $150 Patron (includes a $75 tax-deductible contribution and preferred seating); $75 General; and $70 Guild Members. Additionally, those who donate $100 (fully tax-deductible), can be serenaded with their favorite aria, ballad or tune by one of CCO’s talented artists from a selection of songs. Tickets are available online at centralcityopera.org/teaser or by calling the Box Office at 303-292-6700.
WHEN: Thursday, February 27
Cocktails (cash bar), 6:00 pm
Dinner, 6:45 pm
Program, 7:30 pm
WHERE: Denver Country Club
1700 East First Avenue, Denver CO 80218
WHY: Proceeds benefit the CCOG’s efforts to support CCO including historic preservation, education, cultural and social events.
Central City Opera 2014 Festival
Central City Opera’s 2014 Festival runs June 28 through August 10 featuring Mozart's beloved comic opera about the marriage of the famous barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro; Jake Heggie's opera Dead Man Walking, based on the true story and famous book written by Sister Helen Prejean about her relationship with Louisiana death row inmate Joseph De Rocher which was also an award-winning movie; and Rodgers and Hammerstein II's glorious family musical The Sound of Music performed in Denver at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
Subscriptions to see all three shows in the 2014 Festival are available for purchase starting at just $56, and single tickets for each production are also now available starting at $20. For more information, visit www.centralcityopera.org/tickets or call the Box Office at 303-292-6700.
Central City Opera Guild was established in 1974 to assist Central City Opera, the fifth-oldest opera company in the United States, with historic preservation, education, cultural and social events, and fund raising. Its many programs include: Take a Child to the Opera, the Opera House Gardens, Victorian home preservation, Apprentice Artist support and opera preview dinners. For more information, please visit www.centralcityopera.org/guild.