News Releases

Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos Opens July 28

27 July 2018

Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos Opens July 28

A new production comes to the Santa Fe Opera Stage

Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers Opens July 21

21 July 2018

Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers Opens July 21

Edward Hastings’ 2002 Storybook Production Returns to Santa Fe

John Adams’ and Peter Sellars’ Doctor Atomic Opens July 14

7 July 2018

John Adams’ and Peter Sellars’ Doctor Atomic Opens July 14

A new production of Doctor Atomic by Peter Sellars premieres in Santa Fe

Tech and the West Events Schedule for Summer 2018

6 July 2018

Tech and the West Events Schedule for Summer 2018

The final year of exhibits, concerts, and symposia in association with Los Alamos Historical Society, The New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe Institute, the School for Advanced research, the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, and The Santa Fe Opera

Puccini's Madame Butterfly opens June 30

21 June 2018

Puccini's Madame Butterfly opens June 30

Lee Blakeley’s stunning 2010 production returns

Leonard Bernstein's Candide Opens June 29

21 June 2018

Leonard Bernstein's Candide Opens June 29

Santa Fe Opera’s 62nd Season kicks off with a company premiere

2018 Season Updates

11 May 2018

2018 Season Updates

Santa Fe Opera announces the latest updates and cast changes to its 2018 Season which includes Bernstein's Candide, Adams and Sellars' Doctor Atomic, Puccini's Madame Butterfly, Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers, and Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos

 

Santa Fe Opera's 2019 Season Announcement

9 May 2018

Santa Fe Opera's 2019 Season Announcement

Santa Fe Opera’s General Director Charles MacKay and General Director Designate Robert Meya announced today the repertory, principal singers, conductors, directors, and designers for the company’s 63rd season in 2019...

2018 Season Poster Revealed

9 May 2018

2018 Season Poster Revealed

The esteemed Santa Fe artist behind the festival season posters in 2012-2015, Dan Namingha creates another visual landscape for the Opera’s 62nd season. This year he presents Autumn at Otowi Pass

Opera for All Voices 2018 updates

9 May 2018

Opera for All Voices 2018 updates

An initiative bringing stories with purpose to all audiences. Commissioned by a consortium of companies led by Santa Fe Opera in association with San Francisco Opera.

Opera Storytellers Summer Camp 2018

15 March 2018

Opera Storytellers Summer Camp 2018

Write, compose, sing, act, dance, design, perform, and play with Santa Fe Opera

Santa Fe Opera Names Robert K. Meya General Director

9 February 2018

Santa Fe Opera Names Robert K. Meya General Director

Robert K. Meya will succeed Charles MacKay as General Director following the 2018 season. 

Meya engages Canadian Opera Company’s General Director Alexander Neef as Santa Fe Opera’s first Artistic Director, and appoints Chief Conductor Harry Bicket as the Company’s Music Director. 

Santa Fe Opera Presents Annual Winter Tour

17 November 2017

Santa Fe Opera Presents Annual Winter Tour

Santa Fe Opera artists perform operas and carols in a series of free concerts throughout New Mexico

Shoes for the Santo Niño

9 November 2017

Shoes for the Santo Niño

This December Santa Fe Opera presents the return of Shoes for the Santo Niño, an opera for all ages, with performances in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. 

National Opera Week 2017

17 October 2017

National Opera Week 2017

Santa Fe Opera Celebrates National Opera Week with Pop-up Performances in Santa Fe and Albuquerque 

Gayletha Nichols Named Director Designate of Apprentice Program for Singers at Santa Fe Opera

26 September 2017

Gayletha Nichols Named Director Designate of Apprentice Program for Singers at Santa Fe Opera

Gayletha Nichols, a member of the teaching staff during the 2016 and 2017 seasons, will become Director of the Apprentice Program for Singers at Santa Fe Opera on May 28, 2018

Santa Fe Opera’s Board of Directors Plans for Leadership Transition

11 August 2017

Santa Fe Opera’s Board of Directors Plans for Leadership Transition

General Director Charles MacKay has asked the Board to plan for a transition in leadership following the 2018 season

Santa Fe Opera Presents Shoes for the Santo Niño

8 August 2017

Santa Fe Opera Presents Shoes for the Santo Niño

An Opera for All Ages & Audition Call for Youth Entering 4th-12th Grades

 

Alcina Opens July 29

26 July 2017

Alcina Opens July 29

Handel’s Baroque Masterpiece is the Final Production in Santa Fe Opera’s 61st Season

Added Performance of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

22 July 2017

Added Performance of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

Added Performance Announced for Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, which opens July 22, 2017

Commercial Recording Announced for 
Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere of 
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

13 July 2017

Commercial Recording Announced for 
Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere of 
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs performances will be recorded live for commercial release on PENTATONE

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs Premieres July 22

13 July 2017

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs Premieres July 22

The world premiere of the season's most highly-anticipated production 

Tech and the West

13 July 2017

Tech and the West

A two-year program of exhibits, concerts, and symposia in association with Los Alamos Historical Society, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe Institute, The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, and Santa Fe Opera

The Golden Cockerel Opens July 15

19 June 2017

The Golden Cockerel Opens July 15

The company premiere of Rimsky-Korsakov’s rarely performed Russian tale  

Opera Off-Stage

15 June 2017

Opera Off-Stage

Santa Fe Opera’s 2017 Season Community Concerts  

Lucia di Lammermoor Opens July 1

9 June 2017

Lucia di Lammermoor Opens July 1

Lucia di Lammermoor is Donizetti’s quintessential bel canto masterpiece.

Die Fledermaus Opens June 30

30 May 2017

Die Fledermaus Opens June 30

Santa Fe Opera’s 61st season kicks off on June 30 with a rollicking new production. 

Santa Fe Opera's 2018 Season Announcement

9 May 2017

Santa Fe Opera's 2018 Season Announcement

Bernstein's Candide, Adams and Sellars' Doctor Atomic, Puccini's Madame Butterfly, Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers, and Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. 


 

Opera for All Voices

9 May 2017

Opera for All Voices

A new initiative bringing stories with purpose to all audiences. Commissioned by a consortium of companies led by Santa Fe Opera in association with San Francisco Opera.

2017 Season Poster Revealed

9 May 2017

2017 Season Poster Revealed

Santa Fe Artist Gustave Baumann presents the 61st season poster. 

Santa Fe Opera and The Lensic Present Justice at the Opera with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

9 May 2017

Santa Fe Opera and The Lensic Present Justice at the Opera with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg brings this singular event to Santa Fe at The Lensic Performing Arts Center on August 25, 2017

Santa Fe Opera Announces Updates to its 2017 Season

9 May 2017

Santa Fe Opera Announces Updates to its 2017 Season

Santa Fe Opera announces updates to the company’s 61st season. 

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs Opens July 22

1 March 2017

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs Opens July 22

An electro-acoustic score and technologically innovative production bring the Steve Jobs story to the opera stage

Santa Fe Opera Presents Annual Spring Tour

7 April 2017

Santa Fe Opera Presents Annual Spring Tour

Santa Fe Opera artists perform Avastar in a series of free concerts throughout New Mexico 

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Santa Fe Opera: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

1 March 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Santa Fe Opera: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

The world premiere opera by Mason Bates and Mark Campbell receives an exclusive preview April 9 and 10, 2017 at the Guggenheim 

Cold Mountain nominated for two categories of the 59th GRAMMY Awards

6 December 2016

Cold Mountain nominated for two categories of the 59th GRAMMY Awards

Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere of Cold Mountain nominated for two categories of the 59th GRAMMY® Awards

Santa Fe Opera 2016 Season in Review

17 November 2016

Santa Fe Opera 2016 Season in Review

Santa Fe Opera reports strong ticket sales and fund raising for its 60th anniversary season, the launch of a new website, and an extension to its Chief Conductor’s contract until 2020

Outstanding Apprentice Awards Announced at Santa Fe Opera

17 October 2016

Outstanding Apprentice Awards Announced at Santa Fe Opera

 Santa Fe Opera recently announced the recipients of its annual Outstanding Apprentice Awards 

UnShakeable Encore Presentation

21 September 2016

UnShakeable Encore Presentation

By popular demand this opera for all ages returns to The Scottish Rite Masonic Center

#SFO60 Exhibit

16 August 2016

#SFO60 Exhibit

Santa Fe Opera and @SimplySantaFeNM Present a Pop-Up Exhibit

Barber’s Vanessa Opens July 30

29 July 2016

Barber’s Vanessa Opens July 30

The rarely performed gothic tale comes to Santa Fe in a film noir-inspired production

Richard Strauss’ Capriccio Opens July 23

26 July 2016

Richard Strauss’ Capriccio Opens July 23

The composer’s last opera returns to Santa Fe in a new production

Charles Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette Opens July 16

26 July 2016

Charles Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette Opens July 16

Shakespeare’s tragic love story comes to Santa Fe in a new production

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni Opens July 2

29 June 2016

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni Opens July 2

The legendary dramma giocoso returns to the Santa Fe Opera stage in a new production

Giacomo Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West Opens July 1

29 June 2016

Giacomo Puccini’s The Girl of the Golden West Opens July 1

Santa Fe Opera’s 60th Anniversary Season opens with an Olivier Award-winning co-production with English National Opera

Santa Fe Opera Announces its 2017 Season

27 April 2016

Santa Fe Opera Announces its 2017 Season

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel, Handel’s Alcina, and Mason Bates/Mark Campbell's The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

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