2024 World Premiere: The Righteous
The Santa Fe Opera Reveals 19th World Premiere, The Righteous, Slated for the 2024 Season
The Santa Fe Opera is pleased to reveal the company’s 19th world premiere slated for 2024. The company has commissioned a new opera by two of America’s most exciting talents, composer Gregory Spears and former US Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K. Smith titled The Righteous, which will explore the intersection between religious faith and political power. The piece marks the second operatic collaboration between Spears and Smith, whose Castor and Patience will receive its world premiere at Cincinnati Opera this July.