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Santa Fe, The City Different

MARIA NOCKIN enjoys the summer opera fare
in North America's oldest capital city

 

Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the oldest North American capital city and the oldest city founded by Europeans west of the Mississippi River. As far back as the year 1050, Pueblo Indians occupied the site and their culture is still very evident in the food, the art and the everyday trappings of the city. Don Francisco Vasques de Coronado claimed the area for Spain in 1540. In 1610, Santa Fe became its capital. After years of debate as to whether the population of New Mexico was fully assimilated into American culture, in 1912, the United States Congress formally admitted New Mexico as the 47th state of the Union...

Copyright © 10 August 2011 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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SANTA FE OPERA

SANTA FE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CHARLES GOUNOD

FAUST

GIACOMO PUCCINI

LA BOHEME

ALBAN BERG

WOZZECK

ANTONIO VIVALDI

GIAN CARLO MENOTTI

DAVID ROBERTSON

PETER SELLARS

PAUL GROVES

GRANT GERSHON

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