"We have a lot of Spanish speakers, and a significant portion of our history is tied to Latin culture here in Colorado," said Rita Sommers, associate director of education and community programs at Central City Opera.
grandmother tries to help her
by explaining that everyone makes difficult choices to get what they want, but they may have consequences," Sommers
More than just entertainment, Sommers
said the opera has the power to help cross-cultural families relate to each other as they grow.
"It's a different way of seeing a parent's point of view - one student wrote in a response card, 'now I understand better how my family feels about me,'" Sommers