Opening Night and Flower Girl Presentation

Saturday, June 28 at 5:00 pm

Central City Opera Opening Night & Flower Girl Presentation at the Yellow Rose Ball

Central City's Eureka Street closes from 4:45pm to 6:00pm as we celebrate the opening of the 2014 Festival.

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.

Lunch & a Song

July 2, 6, 9, 13, 16; all at 11:45am

Lunch and a 30-minute performance by a Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artist to whet your opera appetite at the relaxed Teller House. Tickets just $30. BUY TICKETS


Short Works

July 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 26 at 1:15 pm

A wide array of engaging short scenes for opera veterans or virgins, performed in the intimate Williams Stables Theatre before Central City matinees. Only $12 (Subscribers $8) BUY TICKETS


July 11, 12 and 18 - After the evening operas

Share cocktails and enjoy impromptu performances at the Teller House. Free admission.

Central City Days

Sunday, July 13 and Saturday, July 19 from 11:30am to 1:30pm, followed by the Dead Man Walking matinee

Head to the hills for an afternoon adventure. Bring your lunch to the picturesque Central City Cemetery to hear the tales of the county’s most infamous bad boys and naughty girls. See who spent time behind bars at the Washington Hall followed by short historic tours that will introduce you to the town’s most notorious characters, ending with a gunfight.

Central City Days/Dead Man Walking package - $55; Central City Days festivities only - $15; Box Lunch - $10 PURCHASE ONLINE

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.]

Trouble in Tahiti

Sunday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 23 at 1:00 pm

Join us for this brand new production in the intimate Williams Stables Theatre. $25 General Admission. BUY TICKETS

Girlfriends' Day in Central City

Tuesday, July 22 in Central City for The Barber of Seville

Experience a beautiful summer day in Central City with friends, clients and colleagues. Enjoy a buffet catered lunch at noon, followed by Opera Notes and the 2:30 matinee performance of The Marriage of Figaro. Tickets for lunch and opera $70; to order, please call the Box Office at 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