Matching Game Answer Key

#1: G The Musicians’ Balcony #2: F Washington Hall #3: E Penrose Complex #4: H Signboards #5: C St. James Methodist Church #6: B Opera Patio #7: D Baby Doe’s Furniture #8: A Face on the Barroom Floor #1: G The Musicians’ Balcony The opera house was built in 1878 with...

Matching Game

How well do you know Central City Opera’s locations and historic trivia? Put your knowledge to the test by matching the pictures to the correct limerick below. A link to the answer key can be found at the bottom of the page. A B C D  E F G H Limerick #1: I’m as...

All About Opera

Opera Terms:   Aria A self-contained song within an opera Bel canto Literally “beautiful singing”, a style of Italian opera with pure tone and clean articulation, especially in the early 19th century (Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini) Cabaletta Fast end...

Examples of Different Voice Types in Opera

Opera Up Close is a program from the Education Department at Central City Opera and introduces new audiences to the magic of opera. Learn about the different voice types in opera and watch an example of each. COLORATURA SOPRANO The Queen of the Night from THE MAGIC...