Entries by Central City Opera

Central City Opera Announces 2019 Theatre of Dreams Gala featuring Megan Hilty

For Immediate Release Contact: Erin Osovets, Associate Director of Marketing, Central City Opera; eosovets@centralcityopera.org; 303.331.7025 DENVER, Colo. (March 26, 2019)—It’s the best musical night out of the season! Central City Opera hosts the annual Theatre of Dreams Gala on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the stunning Hangar at Stanley Marketplace in Aurora. Located beside the runway on […]

The Britten Canon: “It’s Just GREAT Theater”

Since Pelham (Pat) Pearce joined Central City Opera as General/Artistic Director more than 22 years ago, the company has produced operas of varying size and scope, everything from classics to new and specially commissioned works. However, beginning with the U.S. premiere of Gloriana in 2001, the works of contemporary composer Benjamin Britten have been an […]

Sneak a Peek Inside the L’Esprit de Noël Home Tour, Nov 16-17

The Central City Opera Guild and Denver’s best designers and florists are putting the finishing touches on the L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour. Six Belcaro and Bonnie Brae homes have been trimmed with the most festive and fashionable decor our experts could cook up, and their doors are open to you November 16-17! Reserve last […]

Arts Distsrict: Central City Opera

The secret to Central City Opera’s success: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program which develops young opera singers to launch their careers. The General/Artistic Director talks about the business and the joy of opera. This story is from Arts District episode 506.

Central City Opera House Celebrates 140 Years

BY MARGARET SIEGRIST On a chilly 1878 March evening, the curtains parted for the first time at a new Opera House nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Beneath ornate ceiling frescos, rough and tumble benefactors filled each row of hickory chairs in the audience. Gold and silver nuggets showered the stage at the final […]