Celebrating Santa Fe Opera’s Golden Anniversary in 2006

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A golden lineup for Santa Fe Opera’s 50th
Craig Smith [The New Mexican, 16 Apr 05]
The Santa Fe debut of famed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, the U.S. premiere of an acclaimed British opera and a gala operatic concert are highlights of the Santa Fe Opera’s 50th anniversary season next year, general director Richard Gaddes announced Thursday.
Speaking at a news conference in the opera’s Stieren Hall, Gaddes said that the company will pay special tribute to late founder John O. Crosby by mounting Richard Strauss’ Salome, and also produce a hard-cover, 144-page, half-century commemorative book.
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