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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 & Community Engagement at Central City Opera.

Season 7 features the productions of the 2022 Summer Festival: Guettel's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, and Heggie's TWO REMAIN. Make sure you're subscribed on your podcast app of choice to get the latest episodes delivered directly to your device.

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SHOW NOTES: Season 6, Episode 7 - Behind the Scenes with Kerry Cripe and Angela Turner

Jul 30, 2021

Kerry Cripe, Technical Director

Angela Turner, Stage Manager

One of my favorite episodes to produce every season is the “Behind-the-Scenes” episode with folks on the production side of the magic that is Central City Opera. This year, Technical Director Kerry Cripe and Stage Manager (Rigoletto) Angela...

Jul 30, 2021

On this episode, we go behind the scenes with Technical Director Kerry Cripe and Stage Manager Angela Turner. Kerry’s been TD with Central City Opera since 2017, and this was Angela’s first summer with us. And what a summer it’s been! Kerry and Angela share all the insider details on producing an outdoor opera...

SHOW NOTES: Season 6, Episode 6 - Young Artist Spotlight - Bernardo Medeiros, Michelle Monroe, and Marin Tack

Jul 23, 2021

Bernardo Medeiros, Baritone

Michelle Monroe, Mezzo-Soprano

Marin Tack, Soprano

It’s always so fun to sit down and talk with some of the current class of Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program singers. Audiences do not get a whole lot of exposure to these singers in normal times – and THIS...

Jul 23, 2021

On this special “Young Artist Spotlight” episode, we meet three singers from Central City Opera’s Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program: baritone Bernardo Medeiros, mezzo-soprano Michelle Monroe, and soprano Marin Tack. The two women have small but significant roles in all three shows, and Bernardo...

SHOW NOTES: Season 6, Episode 5 - Dan Wallace Miller, Director of DIDO AND AENEAS

Jul 20, 2021

Dan Wallace Miller

Buckle your seatbelts and get settled in for a wild ride through an EPIC Show Notes post! Director Dan Wallace Miller dropped so many references to movies, opera productions, and other tangential goodies during his interview, many of which you'll be able to find below, not necessarily in the order...