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Central City Opera Association

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Central City Opera is the nation's fifth-oldest opera company, located just 35 miles west of Denver in one of Colorado's official National Landmark Historic Districts. The company continues to present artistically excellent professional opera in its annual summer festival; to offer career-entry training to young singers; to produce education and community service programs; and to preserve and maintain the Opera House and 30 other Victorian-era properties in Central City, Colorado.

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  • Number of Restaurants on site: 2
  • Hotel Restaurant Name(s): Face Bar, Rouge Restaurant
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  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Miles to airport: 60
  • Miles to CCC: 40
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: Tours of the Opera House and Teller House and special lunches/dinners are available during the Summer Festival (June 26 to Aug. 8.) Groups of 15 or more receive a 15% discount on Opera tickets. Please call the Box Office at 303-292-6700 for more information.

Events

Central City Opera's Carmen
Jul 8, 2017 - Aug 6, 2017

  • Image 124 Eureka St., Central City, CO 80427
  • Image $31 - $108

The beguiling and seductive gypsy returns in Bizet's stirring masterpiece. Desired by every man, the wild and willful femme fatale cannot be restrained by one lover. This fiery romance erupts with passion, jealousy, and revenge. Performed...

Central City Opera's Carmen <p>The beguiling and seductive gypsy returns in Bizet's stirring masterpiece. Desired by every man, the wild and willful femme fatale cannot be restrained by one lover. This fiery romance erupts with passion, jealousy, and revenge. Performed in French with English supertitles at the Central City Opera House.</p> <p>Matinees at 2:30 pm: July 12, 14, 16, 18, 22, 26, 30; August 3, 6<br />Evenings at 8:00 pm: July 8, 20, 28; August 1</p> <p>Boomer Bus add on available: July 26<br />Opera Bus add on available: July 12, 16</p> <p>Performed in French with English supertitles.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 200 Eureka St., Central City, CO 80427
  • Image Varies

Central City Opera's 2017 Summer Festival features Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s Così fan tutte performed in repertory in the historic Central City Opera House, and three one-act operas with limited runs—Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace,...

Central City Opera’s 2017 Summer Festival <p>Central City Opera's 2017 Summer Festival features Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s Così fan tutte performed in repertory in the historic Central City Opera House, and three one-act operas with limited runs—Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace, Douglas Moore’s Gallantry, and Amy Beach’s Cabildo—performed in smaller venues located around the town of Central City. Complementing these five widely different operas are pre-performance lectures and talkbacks, staged opera scenes, elegant opening night dinners, and post-performance socials, which make for a full and enriching experience of entertainment and culture in one of Colorado’s most historic mountain settings.  </p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Central City Opera's Cosi Fan Tutte
Jul 15, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017

  • Image 124 Eureka St, Central City, CO 80427
  • Image Starts at $31

The fidelity of two sets of lovers is put to the test in Mozart's comedy of errors. Lines are hilariously blurred as deceit and desire play out in a world caught between make-believe and reality. Performed in Italian with English...

Central City Opera's Cosi Fan Tutte <p>The fidelity of two sets of lovers is put to the test in Mozart's comedy of errors. Lines are hilariously blurred as deceit and desire play out in a world caught between make-believe and reality.<br /><br />Performed in Italian with English supertitles at the Central City Opera House.</p> <p>Matinees at 2:30 pm: July 19, 23, 25, 29; August 2, 4<br />Evenings at 8:00 pm: July 15, 21, 27</p> <p>Boomer Bus add on available: July 23<br />Opera Bus add on available: July 19, 29</p> <p>Performed in Italian with English supertitles.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Double Feature: Gallantry / Cabildo
Jul 26, 2017 - Aug 2, 2017

  • Image Eureka St, Central City, CO 80427
  • Image $45+

Cabildo: Set in New Orleans, Amy Beach's only opera recounts the legend of a French noblewoman who gives a bracelet to a pirate as a proclamation of her love. When she disappears mysteriously at sea, he is accused of her murder, imprisoned...

Double Feature: Gallantry / Cabildo <p>Cabildo:<br />Set in New Orleans, Amy Beach's only opera recounts the legend of a French noblewoman who gives a bracelet to a pirate as a proclamation of her love. When she disappears mysteriously at sea, he is accused of her murder, imprisoned and then released in time to defend the city in the War of 1812.<br /><br />Gallantry:<br />In a parody of the 1950's soap opera, craziness revolves around a semi-conscious patient, his fiance the anesthetist, and a lecherous doctor.<br /><br />These productions feature artists of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program and is performed in English at Williams Stables Theater in Central City.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

The Burning Fiery Furnace
Jul 26, 2017 - Aug 2, 2017

  • Image 123 Eureka St, Central City, CO 80427
  • Image Starts at $30

In one of this three Parables for Church Performance, Britten tells the story of King Nebuchadnezzar and the three Israelites. Thrown into a furnace for their refusal to worship Nebuchadnezzar's image of gold, the three are saved from their...

The Burning Fiery Furnace <p>In one of this three Parables for Church Performance, Britten tells the story of King Nebuchadnezzar and the three Israelites. Thrown into a furnace for their refusal to worship Nebuchadnezzar's image of gold, the three are saved from their untimely death by an angel sent from God.<br /><br />This production features artists of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program. The one-act opera is performed in St. James United Methodist Church in Central City. Performed in English.</p> <p>July 26 and August 2 at noon</p> <p>July 27 at 5PM</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Gallantry
Aug 3, 2017 - Aug 4, 2017

  • Image Eureka St, Central City, CO 80427
  • Image Starts at $25

In a parody of classic 1950's soap opera, craziness revolves around a semi-conscious patient, his fiance the anesthetist, and a lecherous doctor. This production features artists of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program...

Gallantry <p>In a parody of classic 1950's soap opera, craziness revolves around a semi-conscious patient, his fiance the anesthetist, and a lecherous doctor.<br /><br />This production features artists of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program and is performed in English at Williams Stables Theater in Central City.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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