Santa Fe Pro Musica Celebrates 35th Season

PrintSanta Fe Pro Musica invites you to discover and celebrate their 35th Season. Join us for a magnificent season that is sure to transform and transport you. From Joshua Roman to Ida Kavafian to Benjamin Beilman to Anne-Marie McDermott, this year’s internationally-acclaimed guest artists join the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra under the leadership of Thomas O’Connor in programs that juxtapose old and new masterpieces.

Both season subscriptions and single tickets are on sale. As a subscriber, you’ll enjoy the best seats at the best possible price, with a variety of plans that let you tailor your subscription to your schedule and budget. Subscription packages are available exclusively through the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office at 505.988.4640 ext.1001. Learn more at http://www.santafepromusica.com.

Single concert tickets available through http://www.ticketssantafe.org or http://www.santafepromusica.com, or by calling the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office at 505.988.4640 ext 1001.

REVOLUTIONARIES AND ROMANTICS
Santa Fe Pro Musica Opens its 35th Season
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Saturday, September 17 at 4pm and Sunday, September 18 at 3pm

Joshua Roman-by Hayley Young 1

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Joshua Roman, cello

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60
JENNIFER HIGDON To the Point, String Lake and String
BARBER Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 22

Santa Fe Pro Musica opens their 35th season with Revolutionaries and Romantics featuring the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra with conductor Thomas O’Connor and guest cellist Joshua Roman. The concert includes Beethoven’s beloved Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 and Barber’s soaring Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 22. The orchestra will also perform a work by Pulitzer Prize winner and highly acclaimed contemporary composer Jennifer Higdon.
Meet the Music during pre-concert talks by Thomas O’Connor one hour prior to Lensic.
Artist Dinner with Joshua Roman Sunday, September 18 at 5:30pm. Call the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office to reserve Artist Dinner tickets at 505.988.4640, ext 1000.
LADDER TO THE MOON
Musical Storytelling
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Saturday, November 5 at 4pm and Sunday, November 6 at 3pm

Ida Kavafian Artistic Director 2013Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor

Ida Kavafian, violin
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY Ladder to the Moon
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
SCHUBERT (arr. Mahler) Death and the Maiden
The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra’s Ladder to the Moon concert celebrates musical storytelling, featuring the works of Michael Daugherty, Gabriella Lena Frank and Schubert with internationally- acclaimed violinist Ida Kavafian. Ms. Kavafian premiered Ladder to the Moon, a musical tribute to the art of Georgia O’Keefe, at Lincoln Center in 2006. Weaving story, art and music recalls the tradition of storytelling throughout history.

Meet the Music during pre-concert talks by Thomas O’Connor one hour prior to Lensic concerts.
Artist Dinner with Ida Kavafian Sunday, November 6 at 5:30pm. Call the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office to reserve Artist Dinner tickets at 505.988.4640, ext 1000.

A Conversation About Women in the Performing Arts: Saturday, November 5 at 10:30am at the Jean Cocteau Cinema. Composer Gabriela Lena Frank and award-winning violinist Ida Kavafian discuss their role as women in the world of performing arts.

A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
A Santa Fe Tradition
Angel Fire: December 18 at 7pm
United Church of Angel Fire
Loretto Chapel
Monday, December 19 thru Saturday, December 24 at 6pm & 8pm each evening

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Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble
with guest mezzo-sopranos Deborah Domanski and Avery Amereau


HANDEL
Concerto Grosso in A Major, Op. 6, No. 11
VIVALDI Nisi Dominus, RV 608
TELEMANN Paris Quartet in E Minor, TWV 43:34
Traditional Christmas Carols
The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble will enliven winter evenings with performances of the Baroque masters, and feature (on alternate evenings) guest artists Deborah Domanski and Avery Amereau, mezzo-sopranos, in Vivaldi’s glorious Nisi Dominus. Make the season bright by joining us in this beloved-holiday tradition.

RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Spectacular American Favorites
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Thursday, December 29 at 7pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor

Melissa Marse, piano

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY Flamingo
COPLAND Appalachian Spring
BARBER Adagio
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
As 2016 comes to a close, what better way to send it off than with an evening of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, conducted by Thomas O’Connor with guest pianist Melissa Marse. The evening also includes favorite works by Copland, Barber and Michael Daugherty.

Meet the Music during pre-concert talks by Thomas O’Connor one hour prior to Lensic concerts.

BRENTANO STRING QUARTET
Celebrating the Centennial of the New Mexico Museum of Art
St. Francis Auditorium
Sunday, January 15 at 3pm

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HAYDN  Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20 No. 1
STEPHEN HARTKE(New Work)
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1
Santa Fe Pro Musica proudly presents the Brentano String Quartet in performance at the St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of art, with a New Mexico premier of Stephen Hartke’s latest work, as well as works by Haydn and Beethoven.

“The Concert made it clear that these players could well be the best of the latest generation. Their level of individual technique was superb, while musical dialog necessary for rich chamber music was evident from first to last.” – Philadelphia Inquirer

MOZART’S BIRTHDAY
A Festive Tribute to a Beloved Composer
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Saturday, January 28 at 4pm and Sunday, January 29 at 3pm

Benjamin Beilman 3Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conducto

Benjamin Beilman, violin 


Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 219
Anna Clyne Within Her Arms
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 “Jupiter”
The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, under the leadership of Thomas O’Connor, with guest violin soloist Benjamin Beilman explore the genius of Mozart. “On the whole, it [Mozart, Symphony No. 40] was the best orchestral performance this town has heard in a good while (James Keller, Pasatiempo, April 29, 2016).

 

Meet the Music during pre-concert talks by Thomas O’Connor one hour prior to Lensic concerts.
Artist Dinner with Benjamin Beilman on Sunday, January 29 at 5:30pm. Call the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office to reserve Artist Dinner tickets at 505.988.4640, ext 1000.
CALIDORE STRING QUARTET
“A harmonious meeting of young and gifted musical minds.” – Ottawa Citizen
St. Francis Auditorium
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3pm

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MOZART Quartet in D Minor, K. 421/417b
CAROLINE SHAW (New Work)
MENDELSSOHN Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2
Santa Fe Pro Musica proudly presents the Calidore String Quartet in performance at the St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art, with brilliant quartets of Mozart and Mendelssohn and a new work by Caroline Shaw, the 2013 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in music.
“Today’s classical music world is heavily populated with young string quartets and it’s a rare occasion when one turns heads as convincingly as the Calidore Quartet. This dynamic and intelligent ensemble has already demonstrated skill and maturity beyond their collective years, and hey show seemingly endless potential.” -David Finckel, Co-director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Artist Dinner with the Calidore String Quartet on Sunday, March 5 at 5:30pm. Call the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office to reserve Artist Dinner tickets at 505.988.4640, ext 1000.

BAROQUE HOLY WEEK
“The final aim and reason of music is the glorification of God and the refreshment of the soul.” -J.S. Bach
Loretto Chapel
Thursday, April 13, 2017 and Friday, April 14 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 16, 2017 at 6pm

muellerheadshot1Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble
Kathryn Mueller, soprano

HANDEL Concerto Op. 4, No. 1 (HWV 289)
HANDEL Süßer Stille (HWV 205) from Nine German Arias
HANDEL Sonata in G Major (HWV 399)
VIVALDI Sinfonia e Sonata al Santo Sepolcro
BACH Cantata No. 82a “Ich habe genug”
The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble and guest artist Kathryn Mueller, soprano, present this springtime favorite in the historic Loretto Chapel, featuring uplifting works by Bach, Handel and Vivaldi.

 

THE FIVE BEETHOVEN PIANO CONCERTOS: PART I
  “…grandiose dimensions, profound utterances, and unprecedented power.” (Robert Levin)
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Saturday, April 20, 2017 at 4pm and Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3pm

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Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor

Anne-Marie Mc Dermott, piano


Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Profound and powerful, the Beethoven Piano Concertos are among the most extraordinary works in classical music. Come hear the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra with guest pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. Ms. McDermott’s dazzling career has spanned over 25 years, performing concertos, recitals and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
Anne-Marie McDermott returns in our 2017-2018 season to perform Beethoven Piano Concertos No. 1 and No. 5.

 Meet the Music during pre-concert talks by Thomas O’Connor one hour prior to Lensic concerts.
Artist Dinner with Anne-Marie McDermott on Sunday, April 30 at 5:30pm. Call the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office to reserve Artist Dinner tickets at 505.988.4640, ext 1000.

 

 

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