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Central City Opera Podcast

The Central City Opera Podcast introduces you to the movers and shakers of the Central City Opera Festival. Episodes feature interviews with principal and young artists, designers, directors, conductors, and other production staff. 

Central City Opera's 2019 season features the operas Madama Butterfly, Billy Budd, and a double-bill of The Blessed Damozel and Litanies to the Black Virgin. We'll release one to two episodes per week throughout our Festival (July 6 - August 6, 2019). The podcast is hosted by Emily Murdock, Associate Director of Education at Central City Opera.

To find out more about Central City Opera and to buy tickets, visit CentralCityOpera.org.

Aug 9, 2016

Week Six - Until We Meet Again

On this final episode of the 2016 Festival podcast series, we wanted to introduce you to someone who you may not even know is part of the Central City Opera family, but who the company members see on a daily basis.  Jeanne Richards has been coming to Central City Opera since 1953, and for...


Aug 2, 2016

Week Five - Getting to Know You (Better)

Liz Printz and Stacie Logue are responsible for how the artists look on the stage at Central City Opera. Liz is the Wig & Make-up Designer and Stacie is the Costume Shop Manager. On this episode, Liz and Stacie describe their respective roles, what a typical performance day is...


Aug 2, 2016

Week Five - Getting to Know You (Better)

Tenor Jonathan Burton is singing the role of Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca this summer at Central City Opera. On this episode, he shares his thoughts on what it’s like doing a role he’s done a number of times with colleagues who are new to their roles, the new idea that he and...


Aug 2, 2016

Week Five - Getting to Know You (Better)

Brian Cook has been playing viola in the Central City Opera Orchestra for 20 seasons. He loves being a pit musician, and on this episode, you’ll find out why. Brian shares his entertaining take on the different personalities in the orchestra, what it’s like being conducted by...


Aug 2, 2016

Week Five - Getting to Know You (Better)

Baritone Grant Youngblood commands the stage this summer as Horace Tabor in the 60th anniversary production of The Ballad of Baby Doe. On this episode, recorded a few days after Opening Night in July, Grant shares his thoughts on this iconic Colorado silver king, including his...