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Santa Fe Opera,

summer opera festival held outside Santa Fe, N. Mex., founded 1957. Featuring outstanding young singers and musicians, it presents a wide variety of operas from the standard repertory and lesser-known works; it has also commissioned a number of contemporary works and presented both world and American premieres. It was founded by John Crosby (1928–2002), who directed the festival and conducted its productions from its inception until 2000. Harry Bicket has been chief conductor from 2013 and music director from 2018. Concerts are held in the open-air Crosby Theater (1998) and Stieren Orchestra Hall (2001) on a 155-acre (63-hectare) campus located between the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mts.
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Additionally, he has performed with Santa Fe Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre, Indianapolis Opera, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Music Festival, Charlottesville Opera, Kentucky Opera, Pensacola Opera, and was a previous member of the Cantus vocal ensemble.
Spoleto Festival, Santa Fe Opera, American and Joffrey ballet companies, and ultimately Peter Schickele.
From a road trip via woody down the Pacific Coast Highway to a tailgate party at the Santa Fe Opera, we've compiled some of the coolest--and sandiest, and swirliest--ideas to make each one of those summer weekends count (page 72).
She is a Pulitzer Prize winning composer, whose opera, Cold Mountain, enjoyed its world premiere at the Santa Fe Opera in the summer of 2015, with performances sold out far in advance of the summer season.
The young soprano is enjoying a successful career here in the UK and will be joining the Santa Fe Opera in the US next year.
A Vision of Voices: John Crosby and the Santa Fe Opera
Shortly after the Wit nightmare, Chas Rader-Sheiber invited Zinn out West to the Santa Fe Opera to design the set and costumes for La clemenza di Tito.
Joanna Koefoed, the assistant milliner at Santa Fe Opera, suggested combining stretch fabric and latex into what she describes as "kind of like a head prosthetic.
Sean McClelland (set), Carbonell award winner, has received critical acclaim for his work on many productions including, August: Osage County and Les Miserables at the Actors Playhouse and has also designed for the Santa Fe Opera, GableStage and SoBe Arts.
Maybe they play it in Germany, but I have only seen it programmed once in the US, at the Santa Fe Opera, in 2007, where, interestingly, it had its US premier in 1964 (repeated 1981, 1996.
Picker, who was to compose the canceled new work for Washington, had a big success in 1996 with AoEmmelineAo at the Santa Fe Opera, but the work has hardly been performed since.

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