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Central City Opera House Celebrates 140 Years

BY MARGARET SIEGRIST On a chilly 1878 March evening, the curtains parted for the first time at a new Opera House nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Beneath ornate ceiling frescos, rough and tumble benefactors filled each row of hickory chairs in the audience. Gold and silver nuggets showered the stage at the final […]

CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S IMAGINATIVE “THE MAGIC FLUTE” STIMULATES MIND AND HEART. Review By Kelly Dean Hansen

  CENTRAL CITY’S OPERA’S IMAGINATIVE “THE MAGIC FLUTE” STIMULATES MIND AND HEART By Kelly Dean Hansen, Ph.D, Freelance Classical Music Writer Central City Opera’s production of “The Magic Flute,” in repertory through August 5, is ambitious, imaginative and bold.  For those who know and revere Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s final operatic masterpiece, it is also potentially […]