Kathryn Lewek & Anna Christy Headline Central City Opera’s 2020 Festival

By Francisco Salazar

The Central City Opera’s 2020 Summer Festival has been announced and it will feature three major works.

The season will open with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel.” Director Ken Cazan will bring the musical to life with Matthew Worth as Billy Bigelow and Anna Christy as Julie Jordan.

Performance Dates: July 4-August 2, 2020

“Rigoletto” will follow with director Jose Maria Condemi taking on a new production. The production will star Kathryn Lewek as Gilda, Aleksey Bogdanov in the title role, and Zach Borichevsky as the Duke.

Performance Dates: July 11-31, 2020

The final work of the festival will be Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas.” The prosecution will feature singers from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program, which sees graduates off into international performance careers and critical acclaim.

Performance Dates: July 21-29, 2020

The festival is slated for July 4 through August 2, 2020 at the historic jewel box theater, 8,500 feet above sea level.









Summer in Central City brings talented performers who travel the U.S. and internationally, performing at top-tier venues, such as The Metropolitan Company, Santa Fe Opera, the Salzburg Festival and many more. Don’t miss this chance to witness timeless tales in a historic opera house.


New subscriptions are available on December 9, 2019, and single tickets go on sale March 20, 2020. Visit www.centralcityopera.org or call 303-292-6700 to learn more