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
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
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