SANTA FE OPERA

OFFERED BY NORTH CAROLINA OPERA

AUGUST 3 to 8, 2020

ACCOMMODATIONS :: LA FONDA ON THE PLAZA

$2850 per person double occupancy

 $775 Single Supplement

Includes 5 operas, 5 nights accommodation, 5 breakfasts,  2 dinners, 1 reception as well as all activities listed below.  

Does not include airfare, airport transfers or alcoholic beverages.

Monday, August 3

Tour begins 4:00 p.m. with a Welcome Reception at the Home of a SFO Board Member and Arts Patron

OPERA :: THE MAGIC FLUTE

We will enjoy this classic for its especially strong cast which includes Eric Ferring as Tamino—a role he will first perform in Raleigh in April 2020.

 Tuesday, August 4

A leisurely two hour architectural walking tour of central Santa Fe led by a longtime local favorite who brings fresh insights and interests to this much loved town

Guided Tour Georgia O’Keeffe House, Abiquiu

Perched upon a hill, this charming house retains the spirit and living presence of a giant of

20th century art amidst the landscape that was the wellspring of her work

Opera :: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Emily d’Angelo, one of the most exciting young opera singers performing today, adds additional luster to this perennial comedic favorite

Wednesday, August 5

Midday :: Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival  

Museum Hill

Guided Tours of The Museum of International Folk Art and The Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts 

Opera :: M. BUTTERFLY

Neither M. Butterfly, the play, nor Madame Butterfly, the old familiar, but truly partaking of both. This contemporary opera tells a fascinating modern tale full of deception and intrigue

Thursday, August 6

Guided Tour New Mexico History Museum

This 'best in class' history museum tells the story of  a unique American landscape and her peoples.

Guided Tour Site Santa Fe 

As a counterpoint to history, we tour this renowned contemporary art museum and its featured exhibition on Central and South American artists

Cantina at SFO ::  Pre-Opera Buffet and Remarks by Guest Lecturer

Opera :: TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

The scope and cast of this first ever Wagner production for SFO make this perhaps the opera event of the year!

 Friday, August 7

Open Day

Dinner :: The Compound

If you have been, then you know--simply one of the best restaurants around.  Stunning setting.  Delicious food!

Opera :: RUSULKA

Dvorak’s enchanting fairytale starring Ailyn Perez in the title role and Alexandra LoBianco as Brunnhilde.

Saturday, August 8

Tour Ends