Experience the Unforgettable at the Central City Opera 2019 Festival

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Central City Opera Guild Announces the 2018 L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour in Denver’s Historic Belcaro & Bonnie Brae Neighborhoods this November 16 and 17

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 […]