Central City Opera - Central City
23 October 2017

Company search

Country Company
click here for more photos for
this opera company
Click below for
production trailers
Così fan tutte
The Ballad of Baby Doe
Man of La Mancha
La Traviata

You've been granted free access to this page.

Take a FREE 7 DAY TRIAL or SUBSCRIBE today to access the full content of theoperacritic.com.

Free access

Performance reviews

Key Photo gallery Production details Video link
Così fan tutte

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 3

The singing was excellent throughout
7 Aug 17 / The Mountain-Ear Newspaper
‘Cosi’ for all in Central City Opera’s hit
28 Jul 17 / Aurora Sentinel
Central City's 'Così fan tutte' gloriously funny and romantic
17 Jul 17 / Daily Camera
Carmen

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 5

This Carmen puts fire into opera
1 Aug 17 / Westword
CCO opens with summer sizzler, Carmen
21 Jul 17 / The Mountain-Ear Newspaper
This “Carmen” is smoking: Central City Opera breathes fire into an audience favorite
20 Jul 17 / Denver Post
Soaring voices, dramatic tension elevate Central City's 'Carmen'
18 Jul 17 / Enterprise News
Soaring voices, dramatic tension elevate Central City's 'Carmen'
13 Jul 17 / Daily Camera
The Burning Fiery Furnace

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Benjamin Britten work benefits from imaginative, intimate staging
27 Jul 17 / Daily Camera
Tosca

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Tosca seduces audiences of Central City Opera in Colorado mountain town
29 Jul 16 / Blasting News
'Tosca' is taut, tight and thrilling
21 Jul 16 / Daily Camera
Lean and mean Tosca in Colorado
21 Jul 16 / Opera Today
Der Schauspieldirektor

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 1

Opera's 'Impresario' a brisk diversion
28 Jul 16 / Daily Camera
The Ballad of Baby Doe

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Evergreen Baby in Colorado
22 Jul 16 / Opera Today
“Baby Doe,” at 60, still seduces in Central City
17 Jul 16 / Denver Post
‘Baby Doe’ opens Central City Opera season
15 Jul 16 / Boulder Weekly
A revelatory anniversary production
15 Jul 16 / Daily Camera
Man of La Mancha

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Central City Opera's "Man of La Mancha" is darkly brilliant
2 Aug 15 / Denver Post
'Dream' still alive in Central City's 'Man of La Mancha'
22 Jul 15 / Daily Camera
La Traviata

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 4

Sentimental and right at home
17 Jul 15 / Denver Post
Another must-see production from Central City Opera Company.
15 Jul 15 / The Examiner
Soprano wins, breaks hearts in Central City's 'Traviata'
15 Jul 15 / Daily Camera
Sentimental and right at home
13 Jul 15 / Denver Post
The Sound of Music

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Central City Opera's "The Sound of Music" soars into Denver
5 Aug 14 / Denver Post
Central City's "Sound of Music" triumphs at The Ellie
4 Aug 14 / Daily Camera
Le nozze di Figaro

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

A "Figaro" that lives up to the pressure
12 Jul 14 / Denver Post
Hilariously human 'Figaro' opens Central City Opera season
30 Jun 14 / Daily Camera
Dead Man Walking

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

As de Rocher, Michael Mayes is downright scary, tattooed in swastikas
8 Jul 14 / Denver Post
Gripping performances carry Central City Opera's 'Dead Man Walking'
7 Jul 14 / Daily Camera
Show Boat

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Central City Opera buoys with classical voices
9 Aug 13 / Denver Post
Central City Opera delivers the goods in their Denver performance of 'Show Boat'
8 Aug 13 / The Gazette
Our Town

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Central City turns their town into "Our Town"
13 Jul 13 / The Gazette
Central City Opera's production gives audiences something new, progressive
11 Jul 13 / Denver Post
Central City Opera's 'Our Town' emotional, understated
9 Jul 13 / Daily Camera
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 3

A pumped, plumped "Barber of Seville"
4 Jul 13 / Denver Post
'Barber of Seville' still sparkles under Central City's care
2 Jul 13 / Daily Camera
Pumping up the volume on Rossini, and Sterbini, too
1 Jul 13 / Denver Post
The Turn of the Screw

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

Chilling ghost story premieres at Central City
19 Jul 12 / Daily Camera
Central City Opera takes on a dark, dark "Turn of the Screw"
18 Jul 12 / Denver Post
La bohème

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 2

La Boheme is best of Central City Opera in Colorado
19 Jul 12 / The Examiner
Central City Opera revitalizes Puccini's 'La Bohème'
9 Jul 12 / Daily Camera
Oklahoma

Central City Opera


No. of reviews: 3

Central City Opera's "Oklahoma!" much more than merely OK
14 Jul 12 / Denver Post
A production as big as the state of Oklahoma
13 Jul 12 / The Examiner
Spectacular 'Oklahoma!' opens Central City season
5 Jul 12 / Daily Camera
No more reviews
Central City Opera
Central City
Reviews search
Use this search to find historical reviews in our database
Performance schedule
No future performances found

News & Articles

Central City Opera sets 2009 season
Central City Opera returns to its regular schedule in 2009 with three operas playing in repertory.
11 Jun 2008 / Daily Camera
Building a case for opera
Central City Opera's 'Baby Doe,' and 'Poppea' build powerful case to like opera.
19 Jul 2006 / Rocky Mountain News
Central City Opera names music director
Colorado's Central City Opera has promoted longtime conductor John Baril to the newly created post of music director.
8 Jan 2006 / PlaybillArts
Un-diva takes 'Vanessa' lead
opera lovers know a true diva when they see one - a regal, flamboyant, impossibly demanding singer loved by her fans but hated by her directors. Emily Pulley is none of the above.
2 Jul 2005 / Rocky Mountain News
Catherine Malfitano makes directorial debut
Colorado's Central City Opera opens its 2005 season with a production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly directed by soprano Catherine Malfitano.
25 Jun 2005 / PlaybillArts