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Season Seminar

August 2-6, 2022

Drama, Music and Meaning in Opera

Join us for a guided journey into masterworks of the operatic tradition presented with unmatched artistic excellence. The Santa Fe Opera offers a seminar with lectures and discussions centered on our 2022 Season. Participants will learn about and discuss the season’s five operas, including their composers, plots, musical characteristics and interpretations. Hosted by Dr. Jennifer Rhodes, the seminars will be held in-person and are designed for those new to opera as well as frequent opera patrons.

Seminar Dates

Session I, August 2 – 6, 2022 – SOLD OUT
Carmen, M. Butterfly, Tristan und Isolde, The Barber of Seville

Session Packages

Session I – $1,450 – SOLD OUT
Includes lectures and tickets to 4 operas
Seats are located in the Front Orchestra
*Optional opera – Falstaff for $250

Session I Lectures-Only – $350


Dr. Jennifer Rhodes Bio

Seminar Frequently Asked Questions

When is the payment due?
50% is due upon reservation.
Balance is due 60 days before the first day of seminar.

Are there any cancellation fees?
$20.00 non-refundable administrative fee will apply to all cancellations.
50% refund before June 1
25% refund before June 15
10% refund before June 30

Once registration is completed, there are no refunds or cancellations. Exchanges may be possible. If an emergency arises, refunds will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Seminar Registration

Limited to 15 participants. For more information or to register for a seminar package, contact Alvaro Quintanar by email at or by phone 505-946-2404.