New Mexico
Opera Extravaganza: The Santa Fe Opera Festival Season
Attend five shows, go backstage and enjoy expert discussions on Santa Fe’s opera scene as you take in the museums, plazas and unique sites of this historic city.
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Program No. 11299RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Varies by date

Best of all, you'll ...

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

General Notes

Program limited to 70 participants, divided into two smaller groups for most activities. Traveling companions who wish to be grouped together should note this on the Participant Information Form no less than three weeks prior to the program start.
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Oliver Prezant
Oliver Prezant has presented lectures for the Santa Fe Opera, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, and numerous other organizations. He is the Music Director and Conductor of the award-winning Santa Fe Community Orchestra, and was on the faculty of The College of Santa Fe for many years. He studied conducting at The Pierre Monteux School and is a graduate of The Mannes College of Music in New York City.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Christopher Gibson
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