34th Season at a Glance

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Season Subscriptions are available through the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office:
505.988.4640, ext. 1000

Single Tickets will be available starting on June 8, 2015.

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September 18, 2015

Season Opening Chamber Music
OPUS ONE
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Friday, September 18 at 7:30pm

OPUS ONE:
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Ida Kavafian, violin
Steven Tenenbom, viola
Peter Wiley, cello

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Santa Fe Pro Musica presents chamber music ensemble OPUS ONE in a concert of quartets for piano, violin, viola and cello, featuring works of Beethoven, Liebermann and Brahms.

Beethoven Piano Quartet No. 1 in E-Flat Major, WoO 36
Liebermann Quartet for Piano and Strings, Op. 114
Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 60

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September 19-20, 2015

Season Opening Orchestra
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, September 19 at 4pm
Sunday, September 20 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
OPUS ONE

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The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra (Thomas O’Connor, conductor) presents a concert featuring chamber music ensemble OPUS ONE, performing Lowry’s Short Order for Piano Quartet and Orchestra along with Beethoven’s glorious Triple Concerto. The orchestra will also perform Mendelssohn’s evocative Symphony No. 4, Op. 90 “Italian.

OPUS ONE: Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Wiley, cello

Beethoven Triple Concerto, Op. 56
Lowry Short Order
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, Op. 90 “Italian”

Artist Dinner: Sunday, September 20 at 5:30pm with Opus One (limited seating)
Call the Pro Musica box office to reserve: 505.988.4640

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 October 10, 2015

New Orford String Quartet
St. Francis Auditorium

Saturday, October 10 at 4pm

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Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the New Orford String Quartet performing works of Schubert, Wolf, Beethoven, Hétu and Debussy in St. Francis Auditorium (New Mexico Museum of Art).

Hailed for their “ravishingly beautiful tone” as well as their “extraordinary technical skills and musicianship” the members of the New Orford String Quartet are all principal players in the Montreal and Toronto Symphony Orchestras.

New Orford String Quartet:
Jonathan Crow, violin; Andrew Wan, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Brian Manker, cello

Schubert Quartettsatz in C Minor, D. 703
Wolf Italian Serenade
Beethoven Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95 “Serioso”
Hétu Scherzo
Debussy Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10

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November 7-8, 2015

Prince of Clouds
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, November 7 at 4pm
Sunday, November 8 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Cármelo de los Santos, violin
Stephen Redfield, violin

Violins

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra presents a concert for string orchestra, featuring works of Bach, Clyne, Elgar and Shostakovich with violinists Cármelo de los Santos and Stephen Redfield.

Bach Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D Minor, BWV 1043
Anna Clyne Prince of Clouds
Elgar Serenade for Strings
Shostakovich Symphony for Strings, Op. 118a

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December 19-24, 2015

A Baroque Christmas
Loretto Chapel

Saturday, December 19 through Thursday, December 24
6pm & 8pm each evening

Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble
Deborah Domanski, mezzo-soprano
Drea Pressley, mezzo-soprano

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The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents this beloved musical holiday tradition in the festively decorated historic Loretto Chapel from December 19 through December 24 at 6pm & 8pm each evening. Guest soloists are Deborah Domanski, mezzo-soprano and Drea Pressley, mezzo-soprano, alternating performances. For complete soprano schedule, please call the Pro Musica Box Office or visit our website. Tickets sell out every year, so book early!

Music by Bach, Corelli, Handel, Vivaldi, and Traditional Carols

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December 29-30, 2015

The Brandenburg Concertos
St. Francis Auditorium

Tuesday, December 29 at 6pm
Wednesday, December 30 at 6pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra and Soloists
Thomas O’Connor, conductor

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The holiday celebration continues with Santa Fe Pro Musica’s performance of the complete Brandenburg Concertos in St. Francis Auditorium. Each work from this beloved collection of Concerts avec plusieurs instruments has unique instrumentation and individual charm.

J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046–1051

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January 23-24, 2016

Classical Weekend
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, January 23 at 4pm
Sunday, January 24 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Per Tengstrand, piano

Per Tengstrand

For this season’s Classical Weekend, the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral, joined by charismatic virtuoso Per Tengstrand in performing Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16.

“Tengstrand exhibits a rare pleasure in playing and he shares it with his listeners. He offers beautiful moments, stunning not only because of his technique (speed, touch, sound), but also of inspiration. [He has] an unequalled ability to put the audience in his pocket.” – Simon Corley, ConcertoNet.com

Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16
Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”

Artist Dinner: Sunday, January 24 at 5:30pm with Per Tengstrand (limited seating)
Call the Pro Musica box office to reserve: 505.988.4640

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February 7, 2016

St. Lawrence String Quartet
St. Francis Auditorium

Sunday, February 7 at 2pm

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Santa Fe Pro Musica proudly presents the St. Lawrence String Quartet in performance at the St. Francis Auditorium (New Mexico Museum of Art), performing Haydn’s String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5, John Adams’ String Quartet, and Schumann’s String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3.

St. Lawrence String Quartet:
Geoff Nuttall, violin; Owen Dalby, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello

Haydn String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
John Adams String Quartet
Schumann String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3

Whether playing Haydn or premiering a new work, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has a rare ability to bring audiences to rapt attention. They reveal surprising nuances in familiar repertoire and illuminate the works of some of today’s most celebrated composers.

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March 5-6, 2016

The Lark Ascending
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, March 5 at 4pm
Sunday, March 6 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Colin Jacobsen, violin

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Santa Fe Pro Musica presents a concerto of orchestral favorites in The Lark Ascending. Under the baton of Thomas O’Connor, the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra performs Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 in E-Flat Major “Drum Roll, joined by acclaimed violinist Colin Jacobsen in performing Vaughan Williams’ ethereal The Lark Ascending and Prokofiev’s moving Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63.

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63
Haydn Symphony No. 103 in E-Flat Major “Drum Roll”

Artist Dinner: Sunday, March 6 at 5:30pm with Colin Jacobsen (limited seating)
Call the Pro Musica box office to reserve: 505.988.4640

Violinist Colin Jacobsen is “one of the most interesting figures on the classical music scene” (Washington Post). Avery Fisher Career Grant-winning soloist and a touring member of Yo-Yo Ma’s famed Silk Road Ensemble, Jacobsen was recently selected from among the nation’s top visual, performing, media, and literary artists to receive a prestigious and substantial United States Artists Fellowship.

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March 24-26, 2016

Baroque Holy Week
Loretto Chapel

Thursday, March 24 at 7:30pm
Friday, March 25 at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 26 at 6pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble
Kathryn Mueller, soprano
Deborah Domanski, mezzo-soprano

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Powerful music, miraculous setting

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents this springtime favorite in the historic Loretto Chapel, featuring music of Bach, Handel and Telemann performed with vocalists Kathryn Mueller and Deborah Domanski.

Music by Bach, Handel and Telemann

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April 22, 2016

Season Finale

Conrad Tao in Recital
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Friday, April 22 at 7:30pm

Conrad Tao, piano

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Santa Fe Pro Musica presents acclaimed virtuoso pianist Conrad Tao in recital, performing works of Rzewski, Copland, Ravel and Schumann in St. Francis Auditorium.

“There was always musicality, not just virtuosity, at every turn…” – Baltimore Sun

Rzewski North American Ballads: Which Side Are You On?
Copland Piano Sonata
Rzewski North American Ballads: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Schumann Carnaval, Op. 9

Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by the New York Times, a “thoughtful and mature composer” by NPR, and “ferociously talented” by TimeOut New York. In June of 2011, the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the Department of Education named Conrad a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts awarded him a YoungArts gold medal in music. Later that year, Conrad was named a Gilmore Young Artist, an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation. In May of 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Artist Dinner: Sunday, April 24 at 5:30pm with Conrad Tao (limited seating)
Call the Pro Musica box office to reserve: 505.988.4640

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April 23-24, 2016

Season Finale

The Emperor
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, April 23 at 4pm
Sunday, April 24 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

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The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra performs Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 and Caroline Shaw’s Entr’acte, joined by Avery Fisher Career Grant winning pianist Conrad Tao for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 “Emperor.

Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550
Caroline Shaw Entr’acte
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 “Emperor”

Artist Dinner: Sunday, April 24 at 5:30pm with Conrad Tao (limited seating)
Call the Pro Musica box office to reserve: 505.988.4640

Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by the New York Times, a “thoughtful and mature composer” by NPR, and “ferociously talented” by TimeOut New York. In June of 2011, the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the Department of Education named Conrad a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts awarded him a YoungArts gold medal in music. Later that year, Conrad was named a Gilmore Young Artist, an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation. In May of 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.

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