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Jul 12, 2019

What makes the seemingly ridiculous plot of Così fan tutte such a compelling study of the duality of human nature that we revisit time and again?

How do we understand the play of gender norms and societal pressure through a contemporary lens?

And what's a director to do about a plot point that revolves around...


Jun 28, 2019

A conversation from the "feminine perspective" about the often underestimated opera by Georges Bizet, The Pearl Fishers, reveals insights into key themes of power dynamics, the intrinsic conflict of character Leïla, and what it means to be a leader in this day and age.

Director Shawna Lucey, soprano Corinne Winters,...


Jun 26, 2019

Baritone Zachary Nelson started his professional opera singing career as an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera, following college and swiftly made his way onto the main stage in what to him felt like a dream come true.

In the 2019 season, he's singing Marcello in the Santa Fe Opera's new production of Puccini's La