Santa Fe Opera Season 2019: The Pearl Fishers

Transported to tropical shores on waves of dreamy melody, this opera is set on the ancient shores of Ceylon where Zurga, the ruler of the pearl fishers, is reunited with his long-lost comrade Nadir. They recount a mutual passion for the heavenly Leïla, who both renounced to save their friendship. Her unexpected return traps them in the snares of love and now they must make a choice.