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Opera Makes Sense


The thrill of opera isn’t exclusively reserved for adults! Opera Makes Sense was created for children ages 3 to 5 to explore the world of opera through music and family-friendly storytelling. The talented Young Voices of the Santa Fe Opera will present an exciting learning environment through opera performances and book readings.

Performances will begin at 1 pm and will run for 30 – 45 minutes. No tickets are necessary.

Friday, June 16
Main Library
145 Washington Ave Santa Fe, NM 87501

Friday, June 23
Southside Library
6599 Jaguar Drive Santa Fe, NM 87507

Friday, July 7
La Farge Library
1730 Llano Street Santa Fe, NM 87505

Click on the links below to watch Stories that Sing! on our YouTube Channel.

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Episode 1

Tree illustration by Maya Rogers
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Episode 2

Rainbow above theater illustration by Rose Carilli
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Episode 3

Illustration of caterpillar
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Episode 4

Tree illustration by Leedy Corbin
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Episode 5

Pink Sky illustration by Jacqueline Bell
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Opera Makes Sense – Stories That Sing! is provided by the Santa Fe Opera in partnership with the Santa Fe Public Library.

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For more information, please contact:

Alvaro Quintanar
Audience Engagement Manager