Santa Fe Opera Spotlight Series Presents: Comedy Meets Drama

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

Join conductor and educator Oliver Prezant for the Santa Fe Opera's fun, informative Spotlight Series. Each presentation looks at a variety of operas through the lens of a single topic, and ends with a preview of one of the productions of the SFO’s upcoming season. Admission is free.

Whether you’re an aficionado or a newcomer, these engaging, accessible presentations will increase your enjoyment and understanding of opera, and will prepare you to get the most out of the SFO's 2018 summer season.

This evening, Oliver explores what happens when a comedy gets serious? Or when a drama goes for the laugh? He'll explore a variety of operas that mix it up, along with a preview of Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos.

About the Presenter: Oliver Prezant has presented lectures and education programs for the Santa Fe Opera, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Opera Southwest, Chamber Music Albuquerque, and many other organizations. His unique presentations have helped thousands of music lovers deepen their understanding and enjoyment of music.