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Summer Classics 2018 Schedule

Three Weeks of Summer Classics

Week 1: July 1–6
Week 2: July 8–13
Week 3: July 15–20

Spend the week of your choice delving into one or two seminars in-depth. Take one seminar in the morning or afternoon, and spend your free time re-reading for the next day’s seminar or exploring the city and mountains of Santa Fe—as well as our beautiful campus. Or take two seminars and spend your mornings and afternoons in class. By signing up for the Science Institute or Lessons in Leadership, you will automatically be enrolled in a morning and afternoon seminar.

Summer Classics Weekly Schedule of Events


Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m., Peterson Student Center

Opening Reception

Sunday, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Peterson Student Center


Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m., Classrooms

Morning Mingle

Monday and Thursday, 9 to 10 a.m., Schepps Garden

Open House

Thursday, 4 to 5 p.m., Graduate Institute, Levan Hall

Music on the Hill

Wednesday, July 11 and 18, 6 to 8 p.m., Athletic Field

Closing Lunch

Friday, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Coffee Shop

Santa Fe Opera – Additional Fees Required

Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 p.m., Santa Fe Opera House

Santa Fe Opera Weekly Schedule

Santa Fe Opera orchestra section tickets are available to Summer Classics attendees at a reduced group rate. Tickets may be purchased when you register or until sold out. Van transportation from the campus to the opera is $10/person per opera. To attend pre-opera talks, you must arrange your own transportation.

Week 1: July 1–6

Wednesday, July 4
Leonard Bernstein, Candide, 8:30 p.m., $94

Friday, July 6
Giacomo Puccini, Madame Butterfly, 8:30 p.m,. $112

Week 2: July 8-13

Wednesday, July 11
Giacomo Puccini, Madame Butterfly, 8:30 p.m., $112

Friday, July 13
Leonard Bernstein, Candide, 8:30 p.m., $112

Week 3: July 15–20

Wednesday, July 18
John Adams, Doctor Atomic, 8:30 p.m., $112

Friday, July 20
Giacomo Puccini, Madame Butterfly, 8:30 p.m. $122

For more information about the Santa Fe Opera, visit

To purchase group rate opera tickets, you can do so through the online registration process or by contacting Summer Classics at 505-984-6105.