2024 Festival

June 29 - August 4


The Pirates of Penzance

The Girl of the Golden West

Street Scene

Discover the rich tapestry of love, drama, and community at Central City Opera’s captivating 2024 Festival, June 29 through August 4. Experience the timeless hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta The Pirates of Penzance, savor the grandeur of Puccini’s beloved The Girl of the Golden West (La fanciulla del West) and embrace the heart and soul of Kurt Weill’s iconic American opera, Street Scene.

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Discover parking options in Central City

Opera Bus

Leave the driving to us!

Lunch & Song

Young Artists perform over lunch at the Teller House

Short Works

Short opera scenes featuring members of the Bonfils-Stanton Artists Training Program

Après Opera

Impromptu performances by Festival artists with a cash bar after select performances

Opera Notes

Free pre-performance talks before each main stage Festival performance

Opera Adventures

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how an opera company works! Go backstage and learn about wigs, makeup, costumes and more!

Nina Odescalchi Kelly Young Artists Matinee

Performed by members of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program

Opening Night Dinners

Celebrate opening night with cocktails and dinner in the historic Teller House! Opera tickets sold separately

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