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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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Jul 26, 2017

On this episode of the podcast, meet the stage director of the one-acts Gallantry and Cabildo. Alison Moritz is back this season after assistant directing Tosca last summer, and she talks about her concepts for both these pieces. She also shares how she got into directing and what she's dying to direct next, and why Williams Stables in Central City is the perfect venue for these operas, especially Amy Beach's Cabildo. Alison is also the assistant director for Cosi fan tutte as well as the director for several of the Short Works opera scenes. 

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