Central City Opera Video Library

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Rocky Mountain PBS feature on The Ballad of Baby Doe

The Ballad of Baby Doe is the enduring American opera based on the true story of the Tabor love triangle during Colorado’s gold rush days, staged every ten years by the Central City Opera

This is from Arts district show #507.

Colorado & Co interview, July 31, 2015

Apprentice Artist Michael Kuhn and Director of Marketing Valerie Hamlin discuss the Nina Odeschalchi Kelly Family Matinee and the one-act operas THE PRODIGAL SON and DON QUIXOTE AND THE DUCHESS.

Colorado Public TV Channel 12 Feature on POW events

Colorado Public Television – Channel 12 – features our Power of Women events

Man of La Mancha Trailer

Check out what others are saying about Man of La Mancha

LA TRAVIATA Sneak Peek on Colorado & Co

Recording of our appearance on Channel 9’s Colorado & Co. with Denise Plante.

LA TRAVIATA (2015) Trailer

Check out what audience members are saying about La Traviata. Runs July 11 – August 8, 2015.

La Traviata “Libiamo, libiamo”

CPR Classical Performance Studio Session – Giuseppe Verdi: “Libiamo, libiamo” (Drinking Song) from Act I of La Traviata, Ellie Dehn, soprano (Violetta)

La Traviata “Di Provenza il mar”

CPR Classical Performance Studio Session – Giuseppe Verdi: “Di Provenza il mar” from Act II of La Traviata
Troy Cook, baritone (Germont)

Lannie Garrett (Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret) on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Barbara Bridges (Women+Film) on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Eden Lane (Arts Journalist) on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

The Power of Women in the Arts Roundtable – Pt. 1 of 4

Recorded from our June 25, 2015 roundtable, “The Power of Women in the Arts” Pt. 1 – Introductions

The Power of Women in the Arts Roundtable – Pt. 2 of 4

Recorded from our June 25, 2015 roundtable, “The Power of Women in the Arts” Pt. 2 – Women as Entrepreneurs

The Power of Women in the Arts Roundtable – Pt. 3 of 4

Recorded from our June 25, 2015 roundtable, “The Power of Women in the Arts” Pt. 3 – The Arts are not just for the Elite

The Power of Women in the Arts Roundtable – Pt. 4 of 4

Recorded from our June 25, 2015 roundtable, “The Power of Women in the Arts” Pt. 4 – What is the Source of Your Power?

Elise Sandell (Director, LA TRAVIATA) on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Ellie Dehn (Violetta Valery, LA TRAVIATA) on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Professional Engineer Lisa Goodbee on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Westword co-founder Patricia Calhoun on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Author Susan Griffin on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

7News’ Theresa Marchetta on the Power of Women

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

Leading Ladies Roundtable Pt 1 – Introductions

Recorded from our May 15, 2015 roundtable, Leading Ladies: Creators, Influencers And Changemakers” Pt. 1 of 5 – Introductions

Leading Ladies Roundtable Pt 2 – What Empowers Women?

Recorded from our May 15, 2015 roundtable, Leading Ladies: Creators, Influencers And Changemakers” Pt. 2 of 5 – What Empowers Women?

Leading Ladies Roundtable Pt 3 – Heroes/Heroines

Recorded from our May 15, 2015 roundtable, Leading Ladies: Creators, Influencers And Changemakers” Pt. 3 of 5 – Heroes/Heroines

Leading Ladies Roundtable Pt 4 – Challenges

Recorded from our May 15, 2015 roundtable, Leading Ladies: Creators, Influencers And Changemakers” Pt. 4 of 5 – Challenges

Leading Ladies Roundtable Pt 5 – Q&A

Recorded from our May 15, 2015 roundtable, Leading Ladies: Creators, Influencers And Changemakers” Pt. 5 of 5 – Questions & Answers

The Power of Women Project, 2015

Learn about Central City Opera’s Power of Women Project, inspired by Central City Opera’s production of LA TRAVIATA this summer, and see clips of interviews with Powerful women in Colorado.

La Traviata TV Spot

Central City Opera’s LA TRAVIATA (by Giuseppe Verdi) plays July 11 to August 8, 2015 in Central City, Colorado.

Man of La Mancha TV Spot

Central City Opera’s MAN OF LA MANCHA (Written by Dale Wasserman, Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Joe Darion) plays July 18 to August 9, 2015 in Central City, Colorado.

The Power of Women: Cleo Parker Robinson

See what empowers some of Colorado’s favorite leading ladies. Celebrate The Power of Women (POW!) with Central City Opera at dynamic events this spring & summer, inspired by the leading lady in LA TRAVIATA.

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (2014): Clip 6 – Non so piu (Cherubino)

Glimpses of Central City Opera’s 2014 production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: Cherubino (Non so piu) – Susanna: Anna Christy; Cherubino: Tamara Gura

2014 Festival in Review – Central City Opera

Thanks for a fantastic 2014. Here’s to a year filled with music! Join us for the 2015 Festival July 11-August 8 for LA TRAVIATA, MAN OF LA MANCHA, THE PRODIGAL SON, DON QUIXOTE AND THE DUCHESS and THE BLIND.

Colorado Gives Day – Michael Mayes Gives Thanks to Central City Opera

Singer Michael Mayes tells us how grateful he is for his experience in our Bonfils-Stanton Apprentice Artist Training Program.

How to Make an Origami Star Box

Come to AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS on December 4-6, 2014 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch, CO and learn how to make these fun origami star boxes 30 minutes before each performance!

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (2014): Clip 1 – Marcellina & Susanna Duet

Glimpses of Central City Opera’s 2014 production of  THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: Marcellina & Susanna Duet (Via resti servita, madama brillante)

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (2014): Clip 2 – Susanna & Cherubino Duet

Glimpses of Central City Opera’s 2014 production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO:  Susanna & Cherubino Duet (Aprite, presto, aprite)

DEAD MAN WALKING (Trailer)

Check out what audience members are saying. Central City Opera’s DEAD MAN WALKING (by Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally) runs July 5 to 25, 2014 in Central City, Colorado.

Director Alessandro Talevi on THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Director Alessandro Talevi discusses Central City Opera’s 2014 production THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, covering “the whole range of human emotions.”

Director Ken Cazan on DEAD MAN WALKING (2014)

Director Ken Cazan discusses the powerful opera DEAD MAN WALKING: “Opera is not just candy, it’s not something sweet and pretty and light and fluffy. Opera is really something that tells a story. We’re communicating feelings and thoughts and emotions and history….in a way that makes the audience think and feel and talk for days to come.”

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO – Original Period Costumes, Part 3 of 3

Costume Designer Susan Kulkarni discusses Central City Opera’s 2014 production THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO. Some of the costumes are genuine items from the 1920s time period, with our production set in Spain.

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO – Costume Connection with Downton Abbey, Part 2 of 3

Costume Designer Susan Kulkarni discusses Central City Opera’s 2014 production THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO. Some of the costumes were borrowed from the tv series Downton Abbey and adapted to our 1920s Spain time period.

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO – Trailer

Check out what audience members are saying. Central City Opera’s THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO (by W. A. Mozart) runs June 28 to July 25, 2014 in Central City, Colorado.

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO – The Costume Design Process

Costume Designer Susan Kulkarni discusses Central City Opera’s 2014 production THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, set in 1920s Spain.

DEAD MAN WALKING Preview (2014)

Listen as Sister Helen Prejean and Composer Jake Heggie discuss the powerful opera Dead Man Walking, running July 5 to 25, 2014 in Central City.

FORTE TENORS – “Pie Jesu,” performed at Central City Opera Theatre of Dreams Gala

A quick glimpse from April 5, 2014 – FORTE performing “Pie Jesu” during the Central City Opera Theatre of Dreams Gala at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Denver, Colorado.

Sister Helen Prejean on DEAD MAN WALKING – Central City Opera

Sister Helen Prejean discusses the modern opera DEAD MAN WALKING and the death penalty debate in Colorado.

FORTE invites you to Central City Opera’s Theatre of Dreams Gala

April 5, 2014 – Join us for a cocktail reception, seated dinner and live entertainment featuring FORTE, finalists in NBC’s 2013 America’s Got Talent.

Pt 1 of 6: Death Panel / DEAD MAN WALKING Symposium – Introductions

As part of Central City Opera’s Prisons, Compassion & Redemption Project on the themes related to DEAD MAN WALKING, a symposium was held on March 13, 2014. Panelists included Sister Helen Prejean, opera composer Jake Heggie, District Attorney George Brauchler of Arapahoe County, Defense Mitigation Specialist Greta Lindecrantz and victim survivor Dana Sampson whose parents were murdered in the Browns Chicken massacre.

Pt 2 of 6: Death Panel / DEAD MAN WALKING Symposium – How the Artistic Process Worked

Published on Mar 18, 2014

As part of Central City Opera’s Prisons, Compassion & Redemption Project on the themes related to DEAD MAN WALKING, a symposium was held on March 13, 2014. Panelists included Sister Helen Prejean, opera composer Jake Heggie, District Attorney George Brauchler of Arapahoe County, Defense Mitigation Specialist Greta Lindecrantz and victim survivor Dana Sampson whose parents were murdered in the Browns Chicken massacre.