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”

By Margaret Siegrist, Marketing Consultant 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 […]

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 […]

Michael Baitzer Appointed Director of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program

Central City Opera is thrilled to announce that Michael Baitzer, our Principal Coach of seven years, will join us as the Director of the acclaimed Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program for the 2019 Festival. Baitzer has been a fixture of the Central City Opera (CCO) music staff since 1999, and he has overseen the Festival […]

Celebrate the Holidays in Style!

Central City Opera Guild Announces the 2018 L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour The L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour takes you inside Denver’s historic Belcaro and Bonnie Brae neighborhoods to experience iconic architecture, incredible decor and ample holiday cheer! Six magnificent featured homes will be beautifully decorated for the holidays by the metro area’s […]

Experience a Colorado Premiere and the Return of a Classic: Festival Opens July 6, 2019

Presenting Benjamin Britten’s Billy Budd & Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly Billy Budd Sung in English with Supertitles in English Colorado Premiere Performance July 13, 19 & 25 at 8 pm; July 17, 21, 23, 27, 31 & Aug. 2 at 2:30 pm Central City Opera presents the Colorado premiere of Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten, […]