In addition to our mainstage productions, the Opera is dedicated to offering diverse
and enriching programs throughout the Southwest.


Concerts & Performances

community concerts

Community Concerts & PerformancesThe Santa Fe Opera's Community Concerts are free and held in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and neighboring communities during the winter and summer. Each performance features talented Santa Fe Opera artists performing a wide-ranging repertory of arias, songs of the season, musical theater selections, and sacred music. All concerts are free, no reservations are necessary and open seating begins 30 minutes before the concert.


Summer community concerts

Thursday, July 23, 7:00 pm, Christ Church, 1213 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe

Sunday, August 9, 3:00 pm, First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque

Spring Tour

Each year The Santa Fe Opera takes its act on the road! This spring, our singers toured cities in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas, offering free performances for school children along with free public concerts in Albuquerque, Clovis, Colorado Springs (CO), Las Cruces, Lubbock (TX), Moriarty, Penasco, Raton, Rio Rancho, Socorro, and Taos. An average of 12,000 audience members enjoy the Spring Tour annually.

This spring's performance included an original work, Written in the Stars, which explored the relationship of words and music in opera in a delightful and engaging format for children and families. Santa Fe Opera apprentices, soprano Abigail Mitchell and baritone Shea Owens were featured singers.

Saturday, April 4, 4:00 pm, Arthur Bell Auditorium at Harwood Museum, Taos
Wednesday, April 8, 6:30 pm, The Mezzanine at The Colorado Springs Conservatory, Colorado Springs, CO
Thursday, April 9, 7:00 pm, Shuler Theater, Raton
Sunday, April 12, 3:00 pm, Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces
Saturday, April 18, 7:00 pm, Lubbock Arts Festival at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, Lubbock, TX
Sunday, April 19, 4:00 pm, Town Hall at Clovis Community College, Clovis
Friday, April 24, 7:30 pm, Journal Theater at National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque
Sunday, April 26, 4:00 pm, Concert Hall at Cleveland High School, Rio Rancho
Tuesday, April 28, 7:00 pm, Penasco Theatre, Penasco
Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 pm, Macey Center at New Mexico Tech, Socorro

For more information, email or call 505-986-5955.
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