Performance Santa Fe presents Eighth Blackbird: Phoenix, at the St, Francis Auditorium, inside the New Mexico Museum of Art, Saturday, January 15, 2022, 7:30 p.m. Four-time Grammy Award-winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird makes its Santa Fe debut with an eclectic program of career highlights spanning twenty-five years. Regarded as “one of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet” (Chicago Tribune), Eighth Blackbird first gained international attention in 1998 as the winners of the Concert Artists Guild Competition. Over the last two decades, this Chicago-based sextet has earned its status as a brand name defined by adventure, vibrancy, and quality. They were named Musical America’s 2017 Ensemble of the Year and in 2016 were the inaugural recipients of Chamber Music America’s Visionary Award as well as the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Tickets are $35 – $115. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the website, or call 505-984-8759.
Santa Fe Pro Musica presents its Winter Orchestra Concert, at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, January 29-30, 2021. Anne-Marie McDermott is the guest pianist, Kathryn Mueller is guest soprano and David Felberg is conducting. The program includes The History of Red, by Reena Esmail; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 15 in B-Flat Major, K. 450; and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian.” Times are 7 p.m., Saturday, January 29, and 3 p.m., Sunday, January 30. Tickets are … Read More
Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the Castalian String Quartet, at St. Francis Auditorium, Sunday, February 13, 2022, 3 p.m. A Finn, a Frenchwoman, a Welshman and an Englishman meet up in London to play string quartets, then take the world by storm, playing everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Colombian rainforest. The program includes Mozart’s Quartet in D Minor, K. 421; Alban Berg’s Quartet, Op. 3; and Schubert’s Quartet in G Major, D. 887. Tickets are $22-$87. For more information, … Read More
Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the Cuarteto Casals, at St. Francis Auditorium, Saturday, February 19, 2022, 7 p.m. Honored as official Ambassadors of Catalunya and Spain, the award-winning Cuarteto Casals is the Ensemble-in-Residence at the Royal Conservatory of Music of the Hague and at the Palacio Real de Madrid, the official residence of the Spanish royal family. The program includes Haydn’s Quartet in A Major, Op. 20, No. 6; Beethoven’s Quartet in F Major, Op. 135; and Shostakovich’s’s Quartet No. … Read More