Sprung from epic poetry and myth, Dido and Aeneas is an opulent tale of power and passion between two formidable rulers and the Sorceress who toys with their fates. This gem of the early music canon will be performed in an intimate, nontraditional venue, featuring singers from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program. Central City Operas 2021 Summer Festival productions of Carousel and Rigoletto will be open-air, socially-distanced performances at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, CO. Purcells Dido and Aeneas and the CCO Al Fresco concert series will take place in the Opera House Gardens in Central City.
News About Dido & Aeneas at Central City Opera’s 2021 Summer Festival at Central City Opera
Central City Opera Partners with National Jewish Health for Summer Festival COVID-19 Safety Protocols
May 26, 2021
Central City Opera has partnered with National Jewish Health to help company and audience members stay safe during Central City Opera’s 2021 Festival presented at The Hudson Gardens & Event Center.
Central City Opera to Present Mainstage Productions of CAROUSEL and RIGOLETTO
March 08, 2021
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel and Verdi’s thriller, Rigoletto, will be produced as open-air, socially-distanced performances at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Colo., while Purcell’s bewitching, hour-long opera Dido and Aeneas and the CCO Al Fresco concert series will be presented in the Opera House Gardens in Central City, Colo.
Central City Opera Postpones Summer Festival to 2021
May 04, 2020
Due to ongoing safety concerns around COVID-19, Central City Opera's Summer Festival will be postponed until summer of 2021. The scheduled lineup of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, Verdi's Rigoletto and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas will remain the same next season.