The Central City Opera’s annual Family Matinee performance of “The Barber of Seville” on Thursday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m. provides a low-cost introduction to opera. This special matinee includes a narrator’s preview and an autograph session with the singers. Tickets are just $15 for youngsters aged 6 to 18 and $20 for adults. Regular ticket prices are $70 to $110. Add some pre-performance “family fun” for an additional $10. Purchase online or by calling the box office at 303-292-6700.