Important Update: Performance Cancellations for 7/19 – 7/24

Important Update: Performance Cancellations for 7/19 – 7/24

In consultation with our medical partners and in order to protect the health and safety of patrons, artists and staff, all Festival performances scheduled for Tuesday, July 19 through Sunday, July 24 have been cancelled. Due to recently reported COVID-19 cases in the...
The Teller House Turns 150 Years Old

The Teller House Turns 150 Years Old

By Eric Chinn and Erin Osoverts Constructing a grand hotel was part of a thoughtful strategy to show investors that Central Ctiy was a legitimate and permanent mining town worth investing in. Once billed as “the finest hotel west of the Mississippi,” the Teller House...
Review: The Light in the Piazza (ColoradoDrama)

Review: The Light in the Piazza (ColoradoDrama)

by Bob Bows, Colorado Drama [Original article here] Just as Giacomo Puccini fell in love with the gold rush days of the mid-nineteenth century American “Wild West” (La fanciulla del West), Americans love to romanticize post-World War II Italy, as we see in...
Rigoletto: All in Good Fun

Rigoletto: All in Good Fun

By Margaret Siegrist It challenges us to confront what makes us avert our eyes and what makes us stare. Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto is a joke gone too far, set to some of the best-known melodies in all of classical music. One of twelve operas written together by...
5 Lawn Chairs You’ll Love from Downbeat to Finale

5 Lawn Chairs You’ll Love from Downbeat to Finale

Now that you have tickets lined up for Central City Opera’s 2021 Festival at Hudson Gardens, you’re probably starting to think about what to bring with you to make your #OperaInTheGardens experience the most comfortable. If you’re seated in the B or C sections, a low...