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Santa Fe Opera House

Address: 301 Opera dr, Santa Fe, NM 87504-2408
Phone Number: 505 986 5955
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Ranked #1 of 209 things to do in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Theater & Concerts
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.
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Type: Operas, Theater & Concerts
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you enjoy the opera ths the place to spend a splendid summer evening. Start time is determined by sunset so plan on a late evening. Open air but protected from rain, the sound quality is wonderful. For anyone wishing a special evening this the place for family and friends

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I love that the SF Opera not only attracts A-list opera talent, but also that it is presented in the open air in the last summer evenings. I have attended one or two operas every season for the last 20 years.

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Espanola, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We attend two or three operas per season and always love the SF Opera House environment. I will warn tho to seriously consider whether to attend one of the "firsts" as we have not always enjoyed them, prefer the classics. The facility is wonderful, especially at sunset as you get to enjoy the hills and the setting sun.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our second visit for concert. Too loud, but we had fun anyway. We enjoy the indoor/outdoor aspect of the Opera, and the views at sunset are spectacular. A real New Mexico icon. We'll be back.

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Boulder, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a place worth visiting, if you're from out of town, regardless of whether you're a super fan of whatever music is being performed. The combination of listening to high quality opera while watching the sun set is unbeatable. And there are great little translation boxes on the back of the seat in front of you, making opera easier... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Santa Fe Opera can provide the music experience of a lifetime. The venue itself is an open air theater with sheltered balconies in the back and a few covered rows in front of the stage. It is a magnificent piece of soaring modern architecture and a lovely place to experience splendid productions of opera. It actually has views of... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

One of the great opera houses in the world, a must see when in Santa Fe. Make sure you bring a jacket, nights get really chilly in the desert.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico, it's magic to be able to enjoy the Santa Fe Summer Opera from end of June to third week in August where you will enjoy world famous Operas being performed as well as enjoy world class Opera Singers.

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Denver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I have visited this venue several times and am always impressed. It is a beautiful indoor/outdoor venue with professional opera. The facility is well kept, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. It is a place you can visit in jeans or a tux. Great acoustics, not a bad seat in the house. Attend a lecture prior to the opera. Some... More 

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Louisiana
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76 reviews 76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Lovely setting which becomes part of the production Get there early for dinner with director and learn about the opera you will see.

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