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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.  The podcast is hosted and edited by Emily Murdock, Director of Education at Central City Opera.

Season Six features the productions of the 2021 Summer Festival: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, Verdi's Rigoletto, and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. Make sure you're subscribed on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episodes delivered directly to your device.

To find out more about Central City Opera, visit centralcityopera.org.

Show Notes: Season 5, Episode 7 - Phebe Berkowitz-Tanners and Katie Nicholson

Dec 3, 2020


Katie Nicholson and Phebe Berkowitz-Tanners

Phebe Berkowitz-Tanners grew up in the Central City Opera House. Her family made a second home in our magical, old western town during the summers of 1953-1963 when her father, Metropolitan Opera violist David Berkowitz, played the Festival season with the Central City Opera...


Dec 3, 2020

Phebe Berkowitz-Tanners grew up in the Central City Opera House. Her family made a second home in our magical, old western town during the summers of 1953-1963 when her father, Metropolitan Opera violist David Berkowitz, played the Festival season with the Central City Opera Orchestra. Now a dedicated supporter of the...


Show Notes - Season 5, Episode 6: Ana Maria Inspires: EN MIS PALABRAS

Oct 28, 2020


Top row: Mica Dominguez-Robinson, Margaret Siegrist. Bottom row: Armando Contreras, Daniela Guzmán-Égüez.

 

En Mis Palabras artists share their thoughts and experiences on racially accurate casting, representation in the performing arts and the importance of telling diverse stories on the operatic stage in today’s...


Oct 28, 2020

En Mis Palabras artists share their thoughts and experiences on racially accurate casting, representation in the performing arts and the importance of telling diverse stories on the operatic stage in today’s episode. Guests include Mica Dominguez-Robinson, who originated the leading role of Ana Maria, and brand-new...


Show Notes - Season 5, Episode 5 - Community & Collaboration: EN MIS PALABRAS

Oct 24, 2020


Top row: Anthony ("Tony") Garcia and Margaret Siegrist
Bottom row: Deb Morrow

The conversation on our original, bilingual opera En Mis Palabras/In My Own Words and diversity, equity and inclusion in the arts continues. Today we discuss Su Teatro and Central City Opera’s collaboration on the En Mis Palabras workshop...