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Santa Fe Opera House

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Address: 301 Opera Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87506-2823
Phone Number: 505 986 5955
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A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.

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Wine & Chile Festival

Just returned home from the 26th annual Wine and Chile Festival held here at the opera house. What a beautiful location for an outdoor event. About a 10 minute drive from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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390 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned home from the 26th annual Wine and Chile Festival held here at the opera house. What a beautiful location for an outdoor event. About a 10 minute drive from the downtown plaza. Awesome venue

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Tulsa, OK
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108 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not attend an opera here, however, I might have to plan a return trip to Santa Fe just to do that. We were able to tour the buildings and grounds and it was absolutely stunning. I can imagine what it would be like at night. It's a short trip up to the parking lot from 285, so do... More 

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Colorado
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The opera setting is high above the NM desert, and the open venue offers stunning views of summer storms, and beautiful sunsets. Oh, and the opera too. Just kidding. The opera was wonderful, the artists performances were outstanding. The season is short, only summertime, but they offer a variety of different operas, performances on different days of the week. What... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a kid I didn't like opera. I am still unsure. But this helped me get over some of those childhood fears. First, we visited a lecture hall, where a man told us all about the story and things to look for throughout the story. Upon getting our seat in this amazing outdoor theater, I could see that they translated... More 

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Thank Victor G
Brussels, Belgium
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67 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Don Giovanni. Good to great performance. The stage is amazing. There is a reason why the opera starts at 20:30! The sun is setting right in the opening of the stage. So impressive it gave me goose bumps. Honestly. Had seats nearly at the stage. Yes, they're more expensive but so worth it. What is also highly... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not a bad seat in the house. The background views behind the stage, especially at sunset are amazing. Nestled in the hills, easy to get to. Love the Santa Fe Opera!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Santa Fe Opera provides an ambiance not found in any other opera house in the world. It's setting in an acoustically perfect area makes for a dramatic background for magnificent singers. I saw La Fanciulla with Patricia Racette, who sang gloriously and a Don Giovanni that would have made Mozart very happy. Don't miss the opportunity to hear the... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Santa Fe Opera house is a one of a kind operation. There are top notch performers from around the world who get on a list to sing in this theater. The schedule each year includes some classical operas, but always introduces new and exciting operas as well. With its open air environment, nature becomes part of every performance. The... More 

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San Diego, California
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61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended last performance of the season; La Fanciulla del West. My first visit to this venue and it's difficult to describe the beauty of this unique and stunning open air location. It's covered by a large roof but is open on the sides to the weather so take a coat/wrap if it's late season as it can get cold. If... More 

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east coast
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348 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the atmosphere is nice. Great views. cool tailgating etc. But I just not a fan of opera so I didn't love that. but the talk before hand was pretty good.

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