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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.

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Jul 27, 2018

On this episode, we go behind the scenes to the props department. Properties Master Kurt Tiede takes us into this fascinating area and tells us the secrets of props you’ll see onstage this season at Central City Opera. He also shares how he has to know something about everything that happens on and off stage, from the acting and singing to scenic design, to electrics and costume design. He gives advice on how someone can get into this field, and also tells me about the most complicated prop he’s ever seen. It involves a nursery and a jail.

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