Music Staff

The Santa Fe Opera Music Staff works diligently ensure the artistic quality of each production on the stage.  The members of the Music Staff come from some of the country’s leading opera houses and symphonies.


Robert Tweten
Head of Music Staff
Susanne Sheston
Chorus Master

Carol Anderson
Stephen Hargreaves
Patrick Harvey
James Lesniak
Glenn Lewis
Francesco Milioto
Peter Pasztor
Nate Salazar
Clinton Smith
Michael Spassov
Tatiana Vassilieva

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Recognized internationally for the quality of its playing in a wide-ranging and demanding repertory, its members come from leading orchestras around the country; many are active as recitalists, chamber musicians, and recording artists.

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