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Backstage at the Opera

Photo by: Paul Horpedahl, Santa Fe Opera

JULY 5-7, 2013

Includes the performances, two dinners, two lunches and a farewell brunch

See Two Performances, Go Backstage With Live Design, And Spend A Magical Weekend At Santa Fe Opera

The Santa Fe Opera, one of the most prestigious summer opera festivals worldwide, has invited Live Design to go backstage for a special weekend at the opera, July 5-7, 2013. Santa Fe production director Paul Horpedahl will coordinate the technical side of the weekend, with lighting designers Rick Fisher and Duane Schuler among the esteemed guest designers and in-house technical staff to participate in panels and backstage tours.

"We look forward to introducing you to the majestic beauty of Santa Fe and experiencing the fusion of nature and art in our open air opera house,” says Horpedahl. “I am excited to share the unique nuances of our venue and performing rep opera outdoors."

Photo by: Paul Horpedahl, Santa Fe Opera

The Live Design Santa Fe Opera Weekend comprises:

• A performance of The Marriage of Figaro on Friday evening, July 5, preceded by a welcome session

• A performance of Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, Saturday evening, July 6

• Q&A in the theatre following the performances Plus on Saturday, July 6

• A run-through of La Donna del Lago (tentative)

• Backstage tours of the theatre, technical shops, and extensive campus

• Panels with designers including lighting designers Rick Fisher and Duane Schuler

• Panels with technical staff Sunday, July 7: final panel and farewell brunch


We are pleased to offer a discounted room rate at the Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Hotel situated under the picturesque Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The hotel is 10 minutes away from the Santa Fe Opera House, 15-20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, and about an hour from Albuquerque International (ABQ) Airport. Enjoy all the resort facilities, with a choice of six restaurants, and indoor and outdoor pools. Room rates for single and double is $109 per night. To make your reservation, call 505-455-5555 and mention group code PEN. Discounts available until June 5th or based upon availability. 

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