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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.

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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.

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Summer Gala

August 10, 2024

Lensic Performing Arts Center/Eldorado Hotel

Gala Co-Chairs
Bruce Chemel
Karen J. Kubin
Lynn Loacker
Susan F. Morris
Sarah Billinghurst Solomon
Gene Stark

Join us for an unforgettable evening honoring Susan G. Marineau and her exemplary service to the Santa Fe Opera and larger field of opera. Begin with a special performance by soprano Ailyn Pérez at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, then stroll across the street to the Eldorado for an elegant three-course dinner and program before dancing the night away.


6 PM Ailyn Pérez in Concert | Lensic Performing Arts Center
7 PM Dinner, Program & Dancing with the Pink Flamingos | Eldorado Hotel

Tickets: $1,250, $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000 per person
Tables of 10: $12,500, $25,000, $50,000 and $100,000
Young patron tickets are available at $500 per person for guests 40 years old or younger.

Please note: $275/$2,750 of each ticket/table is not tax-deductible.

With special thanks to

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For more information, contact:

Caitlin Volz
Special Events Manager