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We offer a variety of learning opportunities for adults throughout the year. These include introductory spotlights, psychological insights and in-depth seminars during our season.

Consider the Source

Conversations & Seminars

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Presenter - Jennifer Rhodes

The Santa Fe Opera is pleased to announce the digital offering of Consider the Source Conversations and Seminars. Led by the incomparable Jennifer Rhodes, the series will be based on the source material for Santa Fe Opera’s 2021 Festival Season. Each month, Dr. Rhodes and her guests will explore how the text source of each opera has influenced that production’s creation, including its concept, designs, role interpretations and more. Registrants can choose to participate in the Consider the Source Conversations, Seminars, or both.

Jennifer Rhodes Bio

Participants are encouraged to read the selection prior to the conversation and seminar. We also hope that attendees will support local businesses by purchasing their books through Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse or other beloved, local bookstores.

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Spotlight Series

Illuminating Topics in Opera Since 2012!

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Presenter - Oliver Prezant

In the dark about opera? Well, lighten up with the Santa Fe Opera’s Spotlight Series! Join conductor Oliver Prezant for five fun, informative talks presented in Santa Fe and Albuquerque on the Santa Fe Opera’s season. Each presentation begins with a preview of one of the five productions of the upcoming season, and each looks at a variety of operas through the lens of a single topic. Whether you’re a newcomer or an aficionado, these engaging, accessible presentations will increase your enjoyment and understanding of opera and enrich your experience in Santa Fe this summer.

Schedule – To Be Announced

Oliver Prezant Bio

Spotlight Series Registration

Details – To Be Announced

Opera InSight

The Santa Fe Opera launches virtual Opera InSight: On Being Human onto the webinar scene

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Presenter - Dr. Don Fineberg

Opera InSight views opera as a window to the human experience. As such, opera is an undeniably psychological art form. This program, divided into five half-hour episodes with Q and A, explores how opera integrates its music, narrative and spectacle and immerses us in the range of emotions from thoroughly amused to profoundly moved. Opera InSight is an adventure for the newly opera curious as well as the experienced opera enthusiast as it focuses on opera classics as well as new works.

Schedule – To Be Announced

Dr. Don Fineberg Bio

Opera InSight Registration

Details – To Be Announced

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I wouldn’t miss this experience again for any reason, but death, severe illness or financial ruin!

Seminar Participant

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For more information, contact:

Alvaro Quintanar
Audience Engagement Manager