Eureka Street

Wednesday, April 23, 2014:  Swanson Elementary in Arvada, CO

Admission to any academic performance is solely at the discretion of the producing venue.  Please contact the school directly to see if you may attend.

Mozart & Co.

Monday, May 19, 2014:  Edith Teter Elementary in Fairplay, CO

Admission to any academic performance is solely at the discretion of the producing venue.  Please contact the school directly to see if you may attend.

Opera Inside Out

Tuesday, June 17 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Williams Stables Theater, Central City

This event is a great intro for opera novices, or for opera pros who want to know more about what goes on behind the scenes. Includes a performance of opera scenes, interactive activities and a backstage tour of the Opera House. Adult and family friendly. Tickets $10; BUY ONLINE (link will be active soon) or call 303-292-6700

Opera Notes

Free pre-performance preview before every main stage opera in Central City (1:50 or 7:15 pm) during the 2014 Festival

Williams Stables Theatre (just across Eureka Street from the Opera House)

Seating is limited, so arrive early.

Colorado Performing Arts Intensive

July 9 - 26, 2014

Do you have students aged 14-19 who are ready for an extended performing arts workshop? Central City Opera and the Colorado Springs Conservatory offer the Colorado Performing Arts Intensive, 18 days of summer study with visiting master teaching artists. Under the direction of composer-in-residence, Mr. Roger Ames, students collaborate, create, and perform an original operatic work.


Take a Child to the Opera

Tuesday, July 15 at 11:30 am

Enhance your Family Matinee experience! With this package (just $10 more than matinee tickets), festival goers can add inside information about the opera accompanied by pre-performance family fun activities, including interactive opera games with the Take a Child to the Opera package. We also invite you to bring your own lunch to picnic with us before the family matinee performance at 2:30 pm. TICKETS $25 child/$30 adult (includes the 2:30 pm Family Matinee of The Marriage of Figaro); BUY ONLINE or call 303-292-6700.

Family Matinee Figaro

Tuesday, July 15 at 2:30pm
The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

This family-friendly matinee includes a narrator’s preview and an autograph session with the singers. For $10 more, enjoy fun pre=show activities starting at 11:30 am.

BUY FAMILY MATINEE TICKETS $15/child (ages 6 to 18) /$20 adult

BUY TAKE A CHILD TO THE OPERA PACKAGE $25/child/$30 adult; ticket includes preshow activities at 11:30 am and the 2:30pm Family Matinee of The Marriage of Figaro [You can also purchase by calling 303-292-6700.]

Performing Arts Intensive

Friday, July 25 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, July 26 at 10:30 am

See two special performances of an original opera created by the high-school kids attending this renowned 18-day summer opera camp. Tickets $5; BUY ONLINE  or call 303-292-6700

How Green Was My Valley

Thursday and Friday, August 14 & 15 at 8:00 pm
First United Methodist Church, Colorado Springs

The award-winning novel by Richard Llewellyn is transformed through song in this story of courage.  Mining brings unwelcome changes to a small community in Wales - both to their lives and to their once beloved green valley. A Central City Opera collaboration with Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and the Colorado Springs ConservatoryTickets on sale April 15 starting at $15.