Opening Weekend Celebration

Meet the Artists of the 2014 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 2014 season.  You have the unique opportunity to meet and interact with world-renowned designers, directors and singers at the opening night dinner and on the following evening at a private home dinner.  Enjoy two nights of glorious music in the best seats in the house for both Carmen and Don Pasquale.  Conclude the weekend's festivities at Sunday brunch with artists and their families in the glorious gardens at the Matteucci Galleries.

Meet the 2014 Season Artists at our Opening Weekend Celebration.


OPENING NIGHT DINNER - A festive opening night celebration with Director Stephen Lawless and members of the creative team of Carmen.   O'Shaughnessy Hall 

BIZET'S CARMEN - With the exciting Argentinian mezzo-soprano, Daniela Mack, in the title role and Roberto De Biaisio as Don José.  The Crosby Theatre  Black Tie 


BACKSTAGE TOUR & LUNCH - A unique behind-the-scenes experience with members of the production team including stage management, props, and lighting followed by lunch in the Scene Shop.  The Crosby Theatre  Casual Dress

PRIVATE HOME DINNER - Intimate dinners in some of Santa Fe's most beautiful homes with artists and creative team members from this season's productions. 

DONIZETTI'S DON PASQUALE - With soprano, Laura Tatulescu, as Norina and Alek Shrader as Ernesto; directed by Laurent Pelly.  The Crosby Theatre  Black Tie or Festive Dress


FINALE BRUNCH - With Santa Fe Opera artists and their families.  Nedra Matteucci Galleries  Casual Dress

Tickets are available for $1,250 per person ($462 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  For more information on all 2014 special events, browse the event list here.