Opening Weekend Celebration
Meet the Artists of the 2015 Season!
Sumptuous meals, great performances and the jovial company of new and long-time friends are the hallmarks of this weekend celebrating the opening of the 2015 season. You have the unique opportunity to meet and interact with world-renowned designers, directors and singers at the opening night dinner. Saturday's activities include a behind-the-secnes tour of the Crosby Theatre followed by an informal luncheon. That evening everyone attends dinner in a private home before the performance. Enjoy two nights of glorious music in the best seats in the house for both The Daughter of the Regiment and Rigoletto. Conclude the weekend's festivities at Sunday brunch with artists and their families in the scenic gardens of the Matteucci Galleries.
FRIDAY, JUly, 3
OPENING NIGHT DINNER - A festive opening night celebration with Director Ned Canty and members of the creative team of The Daughter of the Regiment. O'Shaughnessy Hall. Black Tie.
DONIZETTI'S THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT - Santa Fe Opera favorite, Anna Christy, dazzles as Marie and tenor Alek Shrader delights as Tonio. The Crosby Theatre.
SATURDAY, JUly 4
BACKSTAGE TOUR & LUNCH - This unique unique behind-the-scenes experience changes every season! It includes members of the production team: stage management, props and lighting, followed by lunch in the Scene Shop. The Crosby Theatre Casual Dress
PRIVATE HOME DINNER - An intimate dinner in one of Santa Fe's most beautiful homes with artists and creative team members from this season's productions. Locations to be announced.
VERDI'S RIGOLETTO - Baritone Quinn Kelsey makes his Santa Fe Opera debut in the title role, with soprano Georgia Jarman as Gilda. Tenor sensation, Bryan Hymel, is the suave, licentious, Duke. Lee Blakeley directs. The Crosby Theatre Black Tie or Festive Dress
SUNDAY, JUly 5
FINALE BRUNCH - With Santa Fe Opera artists and their families. Nedra Matteucci Galleries Casual Dress
Tickets are available for $1,250 per person ($468 tax-deductible) and include all events and performance tickets. Net proceeds benefits The Santa Fe Opera. To purchase tickets contact Yvette De La O, Special Events Manager, at (505)986-5903 or by email at email@example.com.