Anat Cohen Quartetinho
Thursday October 20, 2022
Clarinetist Anat Cohen makes her return to Santa Fe! Not one to rest on her laurels, Anat continues to experiment and reinvent her music even after three Grammy nominations and 15 consecutive Best Clarinetist Awards from the Jazz Journalists Association.
Thomas Dunford, archlute
Thursday December 1, 2022
Thomas Dunford, one of the world’s foremost lutenists, has gained worldwide recognition and acclaim, giving recitals in New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Frick Collection, and Washington’s Kennedy Center, as well as at major European festivals and venues in South America, India, China, and Japan.
Aaron Diehl Trio
Thursday January 19, 2023
The Aaron Diehl Trio partners with vibraphonist Warren Wolf for a fresh take on the music of one of the most historically significant ensembles of the 20th century — The Modern Jazz Quartet. A classically trained pianist, Diehl is lauded for his ability to fuse together traditional and fresh forms of music-making. He is joined by Aaron Kimmel on drums and Paul Sikivie on bass, plus vibraphonist Warren Wolf, known for his sophisticated and exploratory style, to reinvent the sound of one of jazz music’s most beloved groups.
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Tuesday January 31, 2023
A passionate interpreter of Bach’s solo cello repertoire (not to mention one of the leading cellists of her generation), Alisa Weilerstein makes her long-awaited Santa Fe recital debut with a performance of three of Bach’s solo cello suites. A MacArthur Fellow, recipient of the Leonard Bernstein Prize, and universally beloved performer, Weilerstein’s 2020 recording of all six Bach cello suites was lauded for its “sunlit clarity” (The Guardian) and “expressive but authoritative style.” (The Classic Review) Lovers of Bach won’t want to miss what will be a lyrical, moving performance from one of classical music’s biggest stars.
Mark Morris Dance Group
Tuesday February 7, 2023
The Beatles meets modern dance meets a riotous explosion of color and sound in Pepperland! Created as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pepperland is a masterpiece by Mark Morris, “the most successful and influential choreographer alive.” (New York Times) Dancers performing Morris’ joyful choreography are accompanied live by an unprecedented chamber ensemble. Don’t miss your chance to see Pepperland, a psychedelic dance homage to the revolutionary music of The Beatles!
Thursday February 16, 2023
A Standing Witness is a monumental collaboration between composer Richard Danielpour and author Rita Dove, created especially for the incomparable Susan Graham and the celebrated Music from Copland House ensemble. The soaring music and probing poetry of this epic cycle is a retrospective tracing enormous upheavals in the U.S. since the watershed year of 1968. Rapturously received in premiere performances at the Kennedy Center and elsewhere around the U.S., there is no more timely or provocative work for this pivotal moment in American history.
Richard Goode, piano
Tuesday February 21, 2023
The depth, sensitivity, and virtuosity of Richard Goode’s playing has been lauded for decades, making him one of today’s premier interpreters of Classical and Romantic piano repertoire. A former co-artistic director of the Marlboro Music Festival, exclusive Nonesuch recording artist, and worldwide touring musician, Goode’s career has brought him to the world’s best orchestras, brightest stages, and most coveted recital halls.
Late Night with L. Bernstein
Tuesday March 7, 2023
A well-known insomniac for whom night was a time for creativity, introspection, and revelry, Leonard Bernstein worked incessantly, entertaining friends and guests late into the night. Late Night with Leonard Bernstein, hosted by his daughter Jamie and featuring soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin, gives modern audiences a window into Bernstein’s inner artistic life. The program weaves together a warm-hearted, revealing script, a video slideshow of rare photographs, and Bernstein’s most intimate (and favorite) music. Don’t miss this affectionate, personal portrait of an icon of American culture.
Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, guitar
Saturday March 18, 2023
Pablo Sáinz-Villegas returns to Santa Fe! The “global ambassador of Spanish guitar” (Billboard) takes us on a musical journey of iconic pieces from his homeland. An inexhaustible talent, Sáinz-Villegas has made a name for himself through his extensive international touring and collaborations with prestigious directors, orchestras, festivals, and composers. Following his sold-out performance in March 2020, PSF is thrilled to welcome Sáinz-Villegas back to the Lensic for his highly anticipated return.
Tuesday March 21, 2023
All Vivaldi! The Jupiter Ensemble performs a series of songs and concertos from the emblematic Baroque composer. Comprising rising stars of early music, the Jupiter Ensemble celebrates the composer’s exuberance, charm, and virtuosity. From the vibrant charisma of “utterly persuasive” (Gramophone) mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre, to sparkling concertos for lute and cello performed by Thomas Dunford and Bruno Philippe respectively, the Jupiter Ensemble’s Santa Fe debut will be a night to remember!
Ragamala Dance Company
Sunday April 2, 2023
Outstanding practitioners of the South Indian dance form Bharatanatyam, the Ragamala Dance Company fuses timeless myths of the Indian subcontinent with contemporary themes of Indian diasporic experience. Performed with live accompaniment from an Indian music ensemble, Sacred Earth is a breathtaking original work exploring the interconnectedness between human emotions and the environment that shapes them. The Ragamala Dance Company offers us “some of the most transcendent experiences that dance has to offer.” (New York Times) Don’t miss it!
Aca. of St. Martin in the Fields
Thursday April 13, 2023
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is known for its outstanding mastery of the most beloved chamber works. The Academy’s wind ensemble, joined by pianist Simon Crawford- Philllips, is no different. The evening’s performance — which includes Mozart’s delightful quintet for piano and wind instruments — will explore the different shades and timbres of wind instruments alongside the richness and versatility of the piano, all mediated by the group’s “impeccable sense of balance.” (Seen and Heard International).
The Tallis Scholars
Monday April 24, 2023
The Tallis Scholars, one of the world’s premier vocal ensembles, celebrates its 50th anniversary under the leadership of founding director Peter Phillips who formed the group from members of the Oxford and Cambridge chapel choirs. Resonating in the glory of the Cathedral Basilica, their program will feature Renaissance masterpieces of sacred music from England and Europe, including works by Tallis, Palestrina, Lassus, and Josquin des Prez, among others.
Joshua Redman: 3×3
Friday May 5, 2023
“Among the most accomplished living practitioners of the jazz tenor saxophone” (NPR Music), Joshua Redman presents a celebration of the power of three! Saxophone, bass, and drums make up a classic trio format playing compositions from three of Redman’s favorite musicians—Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, and Wayne Shorter. Following the music wherever it leads, Redman and his bandmates breathe new improvisational life into works Redman considers “not just relevant but foundational.” Discover your favorites anew with 3×3!