Opera: The Wedding of the Arts. Q&A with John Baril

Opera: The Wedding of the Arts. Q&A with John Baril

Meet our Music Director, John Baril! Throughout his career, John has led critically acclaimed performances of symphonic and choral music, ballet, opera, operetta, and musical theater. His long list of principal conducting assignments at his 30+ years at CCO have...
Setting CCO Apart From the Competition: Q&A with Erin Osovets

Setting CCO Apart From the Competition: Q&A with Erin Osovets

Behind the scenes roles at an opera company are vital in keeping the organization running smoothly. There’s usually an entire department devoted to getting the word out about company productions in order to fill up those seats in the theater. On the marketing...
The Preservationist: Q&A with Eric Lee Chinn

The Preservationist: Q&A with Eric Lee Chinn

, Preservationist, Historian and Community Ambassador are all titles that describe the effervescent Eric Lee Chinn. Whether it’s giving VIP tours of the 27 historic properties that CCO owns or managing his duties at the Central City Opera House and Teller House,...
Providing Inspiration Through the Visual Arts: Q&A with Melissa Rick

Providing Inspiration Through the Visual Arts: Q&A with Melissa Rick

Long before you hear the singers on the Central City Opera House stage or the music from the orchestra pit, the festival’s visual art is what captures your attention. It conveys the experience and emotions of each production through powerful imagery. Whether...
The People’s Person: Q&A with Wanda Larson

The People’s Person: Q&A with Wanda Larson

  Customer service is the cornerstone of success when it comes to any business, especially the arts. Whether it’s answering your questions over the phone, managing her duties at the Central City Opera (CCO) office, or keeping the Opera House gift shop in order,...