BY ERIN OSOVETS ALISON MORITZ UNDERSTANDS THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTIVATING YOUNG TALENT. After being mesmerized by the opera at age nine in her hometown of St. Louis, Alison knew that the performing arts were where she belonged, but it wasn’t until her 20s that she felt the pull to direct. Since that discovery, she has […]
DENVER (May 23, 2019)— Experience the unforgettable at the Central City Opera 2019 Festival July 6 through August 6. This year, main stage productions include “Madama Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini (opening July 6) and the Colorado premiere of “Billy Budd” by Benjamin Britten (opening July 13). Both world-class performances will be brought to life in the historic 550-seat jewel box […]
For Immediate Release Contact: Erin Osovets, Associate Director of Marketing, Central City Opera; firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
DENVER (Oct. 18, 2018) The 2018 L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour returns this holiday season to Denver’s historic Belcaro and Bonnie Brae neighborhoods. This much anticipated two-day tour takes place Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Six magnificent homes will be beautifully decorated for the holidays by the […]