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Santa Fe Opera House

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Address: 301 Opera dr, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2408
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+1 505-986-5955
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A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

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Amazing scenery and opera

First opera ever attended. Don Giovanni by Mozart. Subtitles shown on backs of seats. Hilarious plot. LONG but worth the time spent. Theater is open behind set and on sides... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First opera ever attended. Don Giovanni by Mozart. Subtitles shown on backs of seats. Hilarious plot. LONG but worth the time spent. Theater is open behind set and on sides. During the climax, when man pulled down into hell, REAL thunder and lightning clapped in the background. Nature couldn't have timed it better. If you have never been to the... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love a full evening at the Santa Fe Opera. While many tailgate, I've always included the catered pre-opera dinner. Desiree May, international opera expert, gives a succinct overview of that nights opera. This, after an always delicious buffet meal, including wine. All seats are good in the seating area for viewing & listening. Since the seats are outside, yet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unforgettable experience taking in world class opera in a gorgeous al fresco theater with desert sunset and backdrop! Pregame with a picnic and fine wine...what more could you ask for?

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Thank Mac B
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing opera productions in an amazing setting! Playing obscure, baroque, contemporary as well as the favorites.

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Hesperia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This was definitely memorable. Even if you're not into opera, I'm sure you will find a story that might spark your interest in giving this venue a try. The theater is partially open to the outdoors and you can see the sunset while the performances begin. L

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Expect great performances by great artists. Lately, the sets have been a little odd, but otherwise a very satisfying experience. Don't miss Oliver Presant's pre opera presentations which usually happen one and two hours before the show. They are: funny, inspiring, informative, awesome and sometimes you get to sing along with Oliver! I usually go to three of these operas... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Even if you don't think you know, like or understand opera you should nit miss the opportunity of the beauty of attending the Santa Fe Opera under the stars in the summer. World class operas, singers, scenery, everything top notch and Mother Nature participating in yne US' only outdoor theater.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The ultimate in operas - unique mountain ridge location affords spectacular sunset views before the performances begin - amazing location but beware of the rain - we were soaked once!

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Sadly I have never made it for a performance but this facility is a work of art in itself. The staff at the gift store were also friendly and helpful..

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you are an opera lover, the Santa Fe Opera is a must-visit destination! If you've never been to an opera, or don't know if you'd like it or not, go to Santa Fe and spend an evening at the opera. You won't be sorry! The opera house is open air, with a roof that mostly covers the seats. The... More 

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