Interview with Elizabeth Welch, 2017 Theatre of Dreams Gala Entertainment!

The SOLD OUT 2017 Theatre of Dreams Gala is this Friday, April 28 and will feature the internationally renowned sensation, Elizabeth Welch as entertainment for the evening! Even though the Theatre of Dreams Gala event is sold out, we still have tickets available for the 2017 Dream Events, a popular aspect of Central City Opera’s year-long […]

Theatre of Dreams Gala Tickets ON SALE NOW – Colorado Native Elizabeth Welch will be this year’s entertainment!

CLICK HERE GET YOUR TICKETS NOW – THEATRE OF DREAMS GALA ON APRIL 28, 2017!   THE EVENING WILL FEATURE A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY COLORADO NATIVE AND WORLD-RENOWNED OPERA STAR MS. ELIZABETH WELCH  Central City Opera is delighted to announce its fourth annual Theatre of Dreams Gala. Colorado Native and World-Renowned Opera star Ms. Elizabeth […]

Insights into Thomas Adès’ The Exterminating Angel (The Royal Opera)

Get a unique glimpse into The Royal Opera’s new production of “The Exterminating Angel” with composer Thomas Adès, director Tom Cairns and singers including John Tomlinson, Anne Sofie von Otter and David Adam Moore, who will be performing in the role of Guglielmo in Central City Opera’s 2017 Summer Festival production of Così fan tutte. […]

Newly redesigned set of HOW THE WEST WAS SUNG got its debut today!

  HOW THE WEST WAS SUNG Performance at Kohl Elementary in Broomfield, CO  Central City Opera Education & Community Engagement performed one of its most popular touring operas, HOW THE WEST WAS SUNG, for an audience of about 120 fourth and fifth graders at Kohl Elementary in Broomfield, CO. This was the first performance with […]

Road Trip – Day 14: Pat’s in Kansas City for “Dead Man Walking” Staging Rehearsal

Central City Opera’s General/Artistic Director Pat Pearce hits the road, making his way from Denver to New York City for annual auditions. Experience his travels as he shares his inspiring insights, beautiful art, stunning performances and infamous friends along the way. The epicurean delights continue for Pat – Kansas City BBQ for dinner before a staging […]

General and Artistic Director Pelham Pearce’s 20th Anniversary Tribute

On November 2, 2016 the Board of Directors of Central City Opera, staff and friends paid tribute to General and Artistic Director Pelham “Pat” Pearce at the annual meeting. Thank you Pat for your contributions to Central City Opera over the past 20 years. Here’s to another 20 years of thrilling experiences! General and Artistic […]

A Bit of History on Central City Opera’s Education Programming

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog was written by Deborah Morrow, Director of Education & Community Engagement In the late 70s Central City Opera began formally offering education programs that toured to schools and other facilities.  Duain Wolfe, who also founded the Colorado Children’s Chorale and Colorado Symphony Chorus, instigated these programs.  He was CCO’s Artistic Administrator […]

Spotlight On: Troy Cook, Baritone (Giorgio Germont, LA TRAVIATA)

  Troy Cook, Baritone Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from an article in our 2015 Opera Insider (Festival Resource Guide). Deborah Morrow (Director, Education & Community Engagement) interviewed Troy Cook. He plays Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, which plays its final performance today. We understand that this summer’s production of La Traviata will be your first opportunity to […]

Spotlight On: Christopher Zemliauskas, Conductor

Christopher Zemliauskas,Conductor Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from an article in our 2015 Opera Insider (Festival Resource Guide). Emily Murdock (Associate Director, Education & Community Engagement) interviewed Christopher Zemliauskas, conductor of our one-act operas Don Quixote and the Duchess and The Prodigal Son. He was last in Central City in 2013 conducting the opera Our […]