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Popular demand adds another performance of ‘Carmen’ to SF Opera lineup

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Santa Fe Opera has announced that it has added a performance of “Carmen” at 8 p.m. Aug. 18 due to heavy demand for tickets.

The opera, by Georges Bizet, is sung in French with English and Spanish Opera Titles.

Tickets for the added performance are on sale now.

“There has been such a demand for tickets, and all 12 performances have been filling so quickly,” said opera General Director Charles MacKay. “I am happy that we are able to offer more of our patrons a chance to see this wonderful new production of Bizet’s masterpiece.”

The standard patron amenities will be offered: shuttles from Santa Fe and Albuquerque, preview buffet beginning at 5:30 p.m., prelude talks in Stieren Hall at 6 and 7 p.m., Opera Shop, and food and beverage services.

For tickets, visit or call the Santa Fe Opera box office at 505-986-5900 (toll free at 800-280-4654), open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

Tickets range from $30-$183.