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Santa Fe Opera House

301 Opera dr, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2408
505 986 5955
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Ranked #1 of 109 Attractions in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.
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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I saw Carman here and it was OUTSTANDING. To add to the moment, the backdrop was the beautiful sunset! This opera house is an outdoor venue and truly a magical & romantic place. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED & THE BEST OF SANTA FE!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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517 reviews 517 reviews
249 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Drive in to see the Opera house on the way to Los Alamos. Under some heavy construction but what a beautiful setting. One of the rare outdoor Settings overlooking the mesas and mountains surrounding Santa Fe.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The setting at this Opera House could not be more breath taking! Some of the events are more impressive then others; also you do not get the best view of the stage from the last 10 or so rows. You have to plan early if you want to enjoy this location to the fullest.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I have attended two shows and they were great. The venue is really nice. I have opted for shuttle service to get there and back downtown as I do not drive. They run shuttles to all major hotels downtown

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The setting of this outdoor, semi enclosed theatre is magical. Enihanting NM mesa is stage right and left. World class opera is under the proscenium. Many Met stars got their start here. Last year Joyce Di Danato, for example made a return to SFe. I only wish it could be used all year. Come for July or Aug performances and... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We are opera lovers, and Santa Fe Opera is one of the pinnacles of opera at its very best. We attended two operas and a rehearsal, and cannot say enough about the talent, creativity, musicianship and ambiance present throughout all our experience. Be aware that you are in the high desert, and the temperature can fall twenty degrees as the... More

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Hermosa Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

There is no place in the world like the Santa Fe opera house which is also known as The Crosby Theater. The last performance I saw was Carmen. As with other operas that I have seen here, it was a modern interpretation of the classic opera and the performance was outstanding. Every seat offers an excellent view of the stage... More

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Norwalk Ct
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Excellent innovative sets with outstanding talent. Not your mother's opera. Dedicated help to seat and later exit for handicapped persons--very trained staff with personal attention. A good way to give someone a bit infirm a wonderful night out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We heard good things about this and decided to check it out. We were fortunate in that the last concert of the season was happening the next day and we go tickets to Dwight Yoakam. We are not big country music fans but the setting made up for any lack of understanding we may have had of the music. The... More

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San Francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

How can you go wrong with the beautiful setting of the Santa Fe Opera. Suggest trying the buffet dinner and the pre-performance lecture to introduce the nights performance. It was a magical night, highlighted by the thunder and lightening during the performance. Memorable experience.

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