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Special Events


Join us for one or more of our special summer opera events!  For more information or to make a reservation, contact Caitlin Volz at or 505-986-5903.

winter gala dinner

Winter Gala

December 16, 2023

Stieren Orchestra Hall on the Santa Fe Opera Campus

Join Gala Chairs Ed and Diana Garcia, Mercedes-Benz of Santa Fe, on Saturday, December 16 for the party of the winter season! We invite you to enjoy a champagne reception, three-course dinner curated by the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, a special performance by soprano Elena Villalón and dancing with a live band. The event takes place in Stieren Orchestra Hall on the Santa Fe Opera Campus, with the halls fully decked for the season!

6 PM Champagne Reception
7 PM Dinner & Performance
9 PM Dessert & Dancing

Tickets: $750, $1,250 and $2,500 per person.
Tables of ten:  $7,500, $12,500 or $25,000.
Young patron tickets are available at $300 per person for guests 40 years old or younger.

$250/$2,500 of each ticket/table is not tax-deductible. All proceeds support our Apprentice Programs, which provide career-building opportunities to over 130 young people each summer.

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Opening Weekend Celebration

Discover all that the Santa Fe Opera has to offer with a one-of-a-kind, immersive opera experience. Join us for a weekend that includes world-class performances, fine dining and festivities with other opera lovers. Meet today’s brightest opera stars surrounded by breathtaking landscapes that rival the artistry on stage. Come celebrate with us and experience the magic of the Santa Fe Opera.

Friday, June 28, 2024

5:15 PM: Cocktails and dinner, O’Shaughnessy Hall at the Santa Fe Opera
8:30 PM: Verdi’s La traviata, The Crosby Theatre

Saturday, June 29, 2024

5:15 PM: Dinner at a private residence in Santa Fe
8:30 PM: Mozart’s Don Giovanni, The Crosby Theatre

Sunday, June 30, 2024

11:30 AM: Finale Brunch, Nedra Matteucci Galleries

$1,950 per person. Includes all events and performance tickets.
$600 per ticket is tax-deductible.

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Opening Night Dinners

O’Shaughnessy Hall at the Santa Fe Opera

Join members of the creative team and other special guests for a three-course dinner at the Santa Fe Opera, curated by Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado.

July 13 at 5:30 PM – The Righteous 
July 20 
at 5:00 PM – Der Rosenkavalier
July 27 at 5:30 PM – The Elixir of Love

$295 per person

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Buy July 20 Tickets

Buy July 27 Tickets

Opera performance tickets are not included. To purchase your opening night performance tickets, please call the Box Office at 505-986-5900 or 800-280-4654.

Gala Dinner with candles and silverware

Summer Gala

Join us for an unforgettable evening in celebration of the Santa Fe Opera!

Check back later for more details!

Appetizers being served at a special event

For more information, contact:

Caitlin Volz
Special Events Manager