The Santa Fe Opera 2021

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Act I Set Ying Fang. Photo by Curtis Brown.

The Marriage of Figaro
August 2. 2021

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Production Concept & Costume Design: Laurent Pelly
Director: Laurie Feldman

Cast
Countess Almaviva: Vanessa Vasquez, soprano
Susanna: Ying Fang, soprano
Cherubino: Megan Marino, mezzo-soprano
Count Almaviva: Samuel Dale Johnson, baritone
Figaro: Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone
Don Bartolo: Patrick Carfizzi, bass-baritone
Marcellina: Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano
Don Basilio: Brenton Ryan, tenor
Antonio: James Creswell, bass
Don Curzio: Thomas Cilluffo, tenor
Barbarina: Cheyanne Coss, soprano
Bridesmaid: Alaysha Fox, soprano
Bridesmaid: Ruby Dibble, mezzo-soprano

Synopsis
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Anthony Roth Costanzo ending. Photo by Curtis Brown.

The Lord of Cries
August 9, 2021

Music: John Corigliano
Libretto: Mark Adamo
Conductor: Johannes Debus
Director: James Darrah

Cast
Lucy Harker: Kathryn Henry, soprano
Dionysus: Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor
Jonathan Harker: David Portillo, tenor
John Seward: Jarrett Ott, baritone
Van Helsing: Matt Boehler, bass
Correspondent: Kevin Burdette, bass
Agave: Leah Brzyski, soprano
Autonoe: Rachel Blaustein, soprano
Ino: Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano
Captain: Robert Stahley, tenor

Synopsis
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Sara Jakubiak as Tatyana, Act III. Photo by Curtis Brown.

Eugene Onegin
August 16, 2021

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Libretto: Konstantin Shilovsky, 1877, after Alexander Pushkin
Conductor: Nicholas Carter
Director: Alessandro Talevi

Cast
Tatyana: Sara Jakubiak, soprano
Eugene Onegin: Lucas Meachem, baritone
Lensky: Dovlet Nurgeldiyev, tenor
Olga: Avery Amereau, contralto
Prince Gremin: James Creswell, bass
Larina: Katharine Goeldner, mezzo-soprano
Filipyevna: Deborah Nansteel, mezzo-soprano
Monsieur Triquet: Matthew DiBattista, tenor
Zaretsky: Allen Michael Jones, bass
Captain: Ethan Vincent, baritone
Peasant: Joseph Tancredi, tenor

Synopsis
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Reed Luplau (Puck). Photo by Curtis Brown.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
August 23, 2021

Music: Benjamin Britten
Libretto: Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears, after William Shakespeare
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Director, Scenic, Costume, & Projection Design: Netia Jones

Cast
Tytania: Erin Morley, soprano
Oberon: Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Helena: Teresa Perrotta, soprano
Hermia: Adanya Dunn, mezzo-soprano
Lysander: Duke Kim, tenor
Demitrius: Michael J. Hawk, baritone
Puck: Reed Luplau, actor & choreographer
Bottom: Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone
Flute: Brenton Ryan, tenor
Snout: Matthew Grills, tenor
Starveling: Patrick Carfizzi, bass-baritone
Quince: Kevin Burdette, bass
Snug: William Meinert, bass
Hippolyta: Lindsay Kate Brown, mezzo-soprano
Theseus: Cory McGee, bass

Synopsis
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