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. […]

2016 Marlowe Awards

“This reviewer would like to express gratitude to each and all who helped make this past year the artistic triumph that it was. 
Since there was so much outstanding work done this past year, this reviewer has listed the top three or four in each category.” – David Marlowe Find the entire list of winners, […]

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 […]

2017 Opera Teaser

An evening of performances for the upcoming 2017 Summer Festival sung by Central City Opera Ensemble singers. Guests indulged in cocktails, a seated dinner and outstanding performances. Enjoy the evening’s pictures from the Central City Opera Guild’s 2017 Opera Teaser below! Photographs by Kathy Wells Photography. Learn more about the Guild here.

Road Trip – Day 15: Pat’s Road Trip – Full of Great Art & Great People

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. My last day started out on the plains in Kansas and ended with the […]

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 […]

Road Trip – Day 13: Barber of Seville Rehearsal at the University of Kentucky!

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. Pat enjoyed a scrumptious dinner of pork chops, green beans, squash and fried okra. He […]

Road Trip – Day 12: Pat’s Trek around Richmond, VA!

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. Pat Pearce’s morning trek around Richmond, VA…birthplace of past Central City Opera Chairman, At […]

Road Trip – Day 11: Lunch at the Tidewater Grille on the Chesapeake Bay!

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 11 ~Lunch at the Tidewater Grille in Havre de Grace, Maryland on the […]

Road Trip – Day 10: Listening to Auditions at Liederkranz

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 10 “Listening to Auditions at Liederkranz with John Baril & Phebe Berkowitz”

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 […]