Opening Weekend Celebration

Discover all that Santa Fe has to offer with a truly immersive opera experience

Join us for a weekend that takes you from world class performances, to exclusive parties, to a private backstage tour. Meet the stars, enjoy distinctive cuisine, and take in landscapes so breathtaking that they rival the artistry on stage. Come celebrate with us and experience the magic that everyone is talking about.


$1,750 per person includes all events and performance tickets.
Online ticket sales are no longer available for this event.
Please call Director of Special Events, Jessica Baxter, at 505-986-5903 to purchase tickets.


FULL Schedule

FRIDAY, June 28

OPENING NIGHT DINNER, 5:15 pm

Join us for a formal dinner celebrating the creative team of La bohème. We begin the evening with a festive cocktail hour, followed by a three-course meal curated by The Four Seasons.

O’Shaughnessy Hall – Black Tie
 

Opening Night Performance of Puccini's La bohème, 8:30 pm 
Starring Vanessa Vasquez, Kirsten MacKinnon, Mario Chang, and Zachary Nelson. Directed by Mary Birnbaum.

The Crosby Theatre – black tie
 


SATURDAY, JUNE 29

VIP Backstage Tour & Lunch, 11:00 am
Discover our state-of-the-art production facilities with a behind-the-scenes tour,  and descend into
the opera’s underground storage facilities with a ride on the famed b-lift elevator. Conclude the tour with a relaxed backstage lunch.

The Crosby Theatre – Casual Dress
 

PRIVATE HOME DINNER, 5:15 PM
Experience some of Santa Fe’s most handsome homes at a private dinner before the evening’s
performance of The Pearl Fishers. Your host and dinner location will be revealed to you at Friday’s Opening Night Dinner.

Locations to be announced – Black Tie or Festive Attire
 

Opening Night Performance of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers, 8:30 pm
Starring Corinne Winters, Ilker Arcayürek, Anthony Clark Evans, and Robert Pomakov. Directed by Shawna Lucey.  

THE CROSBY THEATRE – BLACK TIE
 


SUNDAY, June 30

FINALE BRUNCH, 11:30 AM
Join the 2019 Season artists for a leisurely brunch in a lush garden setting located in the heart of old Santa Fe.

Matteucci Galleries – Casual Dress
 


For more information, or to receive a printed invitation, email jbaxter@santafeopera.org or call 505-986-5903.