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Thoroughly Delightful

MARIA NOCKIN visits Santa Fe Opera
to experience all of the company's 2014 productions

 

Fidelio

Santa Fe Opera presented Beethoven's Fidelio for the first time in 2014. This writer saw it on 5 August. Since the sides of the opera house are open, the audience watched the sun redden the low hanging clouds and set below the Sangre de Cristo mountains while Chief Conductor Harry Bicket led the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra in the rousing overture. At the same time Alex Penda as the title character readied herself for the ordeal to come...

Copyright © 31 August 2014 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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SANTA FE OPERA

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

FIDELIO

GEORGES BIZET

CARMEN

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

IGOR STRAVINSKY

LE ROSSIGNOL

GAETANO DONIZETTI

DON PASQUALE

PAUL GROVES

RORY MACDONALD

KENNETH MONTGOMERY

DUANE SCHULER

SANTA FE

NEW MEXICO

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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