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Chamber Music Festival

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Click here to view the concert schedule for the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Since it was founded in 1972, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world’s preeminent music festivals, guided by a visionary spirit and dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation. Contributing to its magic is the Festival’s unique […]

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Cowboys Real and Imagined

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Apr 14, 2013 through Mar 16, 2014 Cowboys Real and Imagined New Mexico History Museum When America needed hard workers, the cowboy was there. The job was dirty and difficult, low-paid and lowly regarded. But when an America torn by the Civil War needed a hero to unite its soul, the unassuming cowboy was an […]

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The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein

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A Desperate Grand Duchess on the Prowl. Opera enthusiasts can’t wait to see the ebullient mezzo-soprano Susan Graham in the title role of Jacques Offenbach’s hilarious The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein. Far from being “a lady of a certain age,” this Grand Duchess is a sexy, spoiled aristocrat with an eye for Fritz, a cadet […]

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Marriage of Figaro

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A Seducer Unmasked in a Moonlit Garden. The Marriage of Figaro is of endless appeal to audiences and scholars alike. It is psychologically insightful and politically daring, yet affirmative in its transcendent depiction of redemptive love – and filled with beautiful music. Fast-rising baritone Zachary Nelson, who riveted audiences as Angelotti in Tosca last summer, […]

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La Donna del Lago

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A Mysterious Beauty With a Secret Identity. La Donna del Lago is Rossini’s most romantic masterpiece. Why is it so infrequently seen? One reason: the formidable demands of the title role. Fortunately, Santa Fe audiences will see it performed by the fabulous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato — who has earned acclaim for it in world opera […]

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La Traviata

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A Doomed Courtesan With One Last Hope. La Traviata is Verdi’s tenderest and most intimately observed depiction of love. But it also reveals the hypocritical realities behind the gorgeous facade of the Parisian demi-mondaine, brilliantly illuminated in this production by stage director and designer Laurent Pelly. Acclaimed soprano Brenda Rae returns to America to sing […]

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Oscar Wilde Opera

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A Literary Genius Who Sacrifices Freedom for Love. Buzz has been building in anticipation of The Santa Fe Opera’s world premiere of Oscar, composer Theodore Morrison’s opera based on the life of Oscar Wilde. Working with librettist and Wilde scholar John Cox, Morrison reveals the profoundly human side of the literary genius and aesthete. The […]

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Apprentice Night at the Opera

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The “Stars of Tomorrow” perform these two evenings of fully staged opera scenes. Reserved seat prices are $21 for adults and $7 for children ages 6 to 17. 8:00 pm: August 11, 18   Click here for more information

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