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Opera Extravaganza: The Santa Fe Opera Festival Season

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7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate (Variable by Program Date)
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Explore the wonders of the opera world as you experience this season's productions of the Santa Fe Opera and enjoy the exciting combination of music, theater, writing, art and dance. Program lectures will inform you about the composer, music, singers and the story of each work you experience.


• Attend an array of staged productions starring some of the finest singers from the U.S. and abroad in the spectacular open-air amphitheater.
• Enjoy a Santa Fe city field trip and go backstage at the opera complex.
• Expert-led field trips include Pecos National Historical Park.

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Program limited to 70 participants, divided into smaller groups for most activities. Traveling companions who wish to be grouped together should make a note on the Participant Information Form.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile per day; paved and uneven packed dirt terrain. Elevations of 7,000 feet.

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This program date includes all five operas: Mozart's "Don Giovanni," Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West," Barber's "Vanessa," Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" and Strauss' "Capriccio."8/7/2016
This program date includes all five operas: Mozart's "Don Giovanni," Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West," Barber's "Vanessa," Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" and Strauss' "Capriccio." The Activity Level for this date is EASY, with all meals at the hotel except one lunch and one dinner on your own. This date is tailored to people whose primary interest is the opera and who would like more free time on their own to rest and relax or pursue their own interests. All field trips are optional.8/21/2016
This program date attends four operas: Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West," Barber's "Vanessa," Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni."

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at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
5 Performances


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