The 33rd Season at a Glance

The 33rd Season at a Glance

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Season Opening
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Saturday, September 20 at 4pm
Sunday, September 21 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Melissa Marse, piano

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

Beethoven!

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, Thomas O’Connor, conductor, presents its Season Opening concert at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, performing Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 5 and the poetic Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring Steinway Artist Melissa Marse, piano.

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St. Lawrence String Quartet
St. Francis Auditorium

Sunday, October 5 at 3pm

Geoff Nuttall, violin; Mark Fewer, violin;
Lesley Robertson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello

Haydn String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Golijov “Qohelet”
Beethoven String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3

“One of the greatest quartets of our time” says The National Post, Canada.

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, Golijov’s “Qohelet”, and Beethoven’s String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3.

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Transfigured Night
St. Francis Auditorium

Saturday, November 8 at 4pm
Sunday, November 9 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Deborah Domanski, mezzo-soprano

Schoenberg Transfigured Night, Op. 4 (Verklärte Nacht)
Mahler (arr. Stein) Symphony No. 4 in G Major

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents a concert of fin-de-siècle Viennese decadence.

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, Thomas O’Connor, conductor, performs Arnold Schoenberg’s luscious Transfigured Night (Verklärte Nacht) and the popular chamber arrangement of Gustav Mahler’s whimsical Symphony No. 4 in G Major, featuring mezzo-soprano Deborah Domanski.

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A Baroque Christmas
Loretto Chapel

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

Music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Traditional Carols

’Tis the season!

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents this beloved musical holiday tradition in the festively decorated historic Loretto Chapel from Friday, December 19 through Wednesday, 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!

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Music for the Royal Fireworks
St. Francis Auditorium

Sunday, December 28 at 3pm
Monday, December 29 at 6pm

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

Telemann Water Music
Vivaldi Concerto in F Major, “Autumn” from The Four Seasons
Vivaldi Concerto in F Minor, “Winter” from The Four Seasons
Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks

Joyful and triumphant!

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, Thomas O’Connor, conductor, performs a concert of beloved music by baroque composers featuring virtuoso violinist Cármelo de los Santos. The program includes Telemann’s Water Music, two concerti from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, and Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks.

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Classical Weekend Recital
St. Francis Auditorium

Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30pm

Benjamin Hochman, piano

Beethoven Fantasy in G Minor, Op. 77
Beethoven Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90
Beethoven Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101
Janáček On an Overgrown Path (selections)
Schumann Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17

Intimate

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents Avery Fisher Career Grant winning pianist Benjamin Hochman in recital at the St. Francis Auditorium performing works of Beethoven, Janáček, and Schumann.

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Classical Weekend Orchestra
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, January 24 at 4pm
Sunday, January 25 at 3pm

Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra
Thomas O’Connor, conductor
Benjamin Hochman, piano

Haydn Symphony No. 92 in G Major “Oxford
Stravinsky Concerto in E-Flat “Dumbarton Oaks”
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491

Mozart’s Magic

 “Mr. Hochman seems made for Mozart. He played with poise and patience and a round, deep tone that was still nimble and clear.” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, Thomas O’Connor, conductor, performs Haydn’s Symphony No. 92 in G Major, “Oxford”, Stravinsky’s Concerto in E-Flat “Dumbarton Oaks”, and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491, featuring Avery Fisher Career Grant winning pianist Benjamin Hochman.

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Szymanowski String Quartet
St. Francis Auditorium

Sunday, February 8 at 3pm

Andrej Bielow, violin; Grzegorz Kotów, violin;
Vladimir Mykytka, viola; Marcin Sieniawski, cello

Mozart Divertimento in F Major, K. 138
Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantella
Haydn String Quartet No. 30 in E-Flat Major, Op. 33 “The Joke” Dvořák String Quartet No. 14 in A-Flat Major, Op. 105

“Genuine joyfulness” of “roving fiddlers”

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the Szymanowski String Quartet in concert at the St. Francis Auditorium on Sunday, February 8 at 3pm, performing works of Mozart, Haydn, Dvořák, and (of course) Szymanowski.

“The four played with a genuine joyfulness that might earlier have belonged to roving fiddlers. The young ensemble is not pretentious or affected and rightfully can be included among the greatest of their generation.” – Kolner Stadt Anzeige

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Midori
Lensic Performing Arts Center

Saturday, February 28 at 4pm
Sunday, March 1 at 3pm

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

Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
Kernis Musica Celestis
Schumann Violin Concerto in D Minor, WoO 23

Superstar Midori

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, Thomas O’Connor, conductor, presents a must-see concert featuring superstar violinist Midori. The concert opens with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93, followed by Musica Celestis by Aaron Kernis. For the grand finale, Midori takes to the stage to perform Schumann’s Violin Concerto in D Minor.

The New York Times describes Midori: “There was a touching sense that much more was being implied than could be said, that here was someone smiling through tears – or weeping through laughter. The ambiguity was complete, and right.”

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Brentano String Quartet
St. Francis Auditorium

Sunday, March 8 at 3pm

Mark Steinberg, violin; Serena Canin, violin;
Misha Amory, viola; Nina Lee, cello

Haydn String Quartet in B-Flat Major, Op. 50, No. 1
MacMillan String Quartet No. 3
Schubert String Quartet in D Minor “Death and the Maiden”

The “magnificent” Brentanos

Santa Fe Pro Musica presents the magnificent Brentano String Quartet in performance at the St. Francis Auditorium on Sunday, March 8 at 3pm, performing Haydn’s String Quartet in B-Flat Major, Op. 50, No. 1, MacMillan’s String Quartet No. 3, and Schubert’s String Quartet in D Minor “Death and the Maiden.

“Such was their ferocity…that the instruments almost burst into flames…Make no mistake: the Brentanos are a magnificent string quartet…This was wonderful, selfless music making.”
The Time, London

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Baroque Holy Week
Loretto Chapel

Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm
Friday, April 3 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 4 at 6pm

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

Pergolesi  (attrib.) Concerto in G Major
Purcell Pavan and Chacony in G Minor
Pergolesi Stabat Mater 

Powerful music, miraculous setting

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents this seasonal favorite in the perfect acoustic of the historic Loretto Chapel. This magical concert will feature music by Bach and Handel, as well as Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, performed by soprano Kathryn Mueller and mezzo-soprano Deborah Domanski.

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Venues:

The Lensic Performing Arts Center
211 West San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 988-1234

St. Francis Auditorium (at the New Mexico Museum of Art)
107 West Palace Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501

The Loretto Chapel
207 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

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