Road Trip – Day 8: NYC’s Players Club

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. DAY 8 “John Baril and Arthur Makar (Assistant to the Executive Director of CCO […]

Road Trip – Day 7: Risotto with Friends

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. DAY 7 “John Baril, Diana Soviero (soprano, teacher extraordinaire), Bernard Uzan ( stage director, […]

Road Trip – Day 7: CU Alumni in NYC

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. DAY 7 “Colorado University Boulder grad, Alex Richardson, at today’s auditions!”

Road Trip – Day 7: NYC Auditions

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. DAY 7 “John Baril and I begin our day at Starbucks!” DAY 7 “Second floor […]

Road Trip – Day 6: Pizzeria Napoletana

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. DAY 6 “Traveling down to New York City today. On a recommendation from Brian Cook, […]

Road Trip – Day 5: John Moriarty

  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. DAY 5 “On the road to see John Moriarty!” Gotta love New York […]

Road Trip: Day 4 – Opera Philadelphia

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. DAY 4 “Opening Night of Tancredi at Opera Philadelphia.” DAY 4 “The Academy of […]

Road Trip: Day 4 – Doylestown, PA

  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. DAY 4 “Bucks County Civil War Round Table Museum seemed like a natural […]

Road Trip: Day 3 – Cocktails with Friends

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. DAY 3 “A Jack Russell Terrier and cocktail…the things that brighten the day!  Good […]

Road Trip: Day 3 – Joni Mitchell Kinda Day

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. DAY 3 “View from my hotel window this morning in St. Clairsville, Ohio (metro Wheeling, […]

Road Trip: Day 2 – Pie and Indiana

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. DAY 2 “I learned a new phrase in Illinois…Foot-Hi Pie…which must involve meringue, I reckon!” […]

Road Trip: Day 2 – Jayhawks

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. DAY 2 “After an overnight in Topeka, Kansas, on the road trying to beat […]

Pack the Bags – Road Trip!

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. DAY 1 The road trip begins!  DAY 1 The Eastern Plains of Colorado DAY […]

Q & A with Education and Community Engagement

At CCO, Education and Community Engagement is designed to enrich lives and learning at every age. It consists of touring programs, educator workshops, and community and summer festival events. In 2016, ECE also released a series of podcast episodes which shared intimate access to how the summer festival is produced. Deborah Morrow Director of ECE, […]

The Houses on The Hill: CCO’s Preservation of Colorado History

Did you know that Central City Opera owns more historic properties than any other nonprofit organization in Colorado? With over 30 properties in Central City, including the opera house and Teller House, CCO keeps these houses maintained so that they may be housing for our Principal Artists, Festival Staff, and Young Artists during the Summer […]