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The 7 Fingers are coming to Santa Fe!

Amy Christian, artistic director of Wise Fool New Mexico, shares her excitement for our February 21, 2017 performance by Montreal-based circus company The 7 Fingers. Tickets: https://secure.performancesantafe.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3177 More information about Wise Fool: http://wisefoolnewmexico.org/  ...

Resignation of Joseph Illick, Artistic Director

At the end of the 2016-17 season, Joe Illick will step down from his role as Artistic Director of Performance Santa Fe. Illick was hired in 2007 to bring new life to Performance Santa Fe (then called the Santa Fe Concert Association), and has achieved that result with great success during his decade-long tenure. The  ...

Shanghai Acrobats of China

Performance Santa Fe presents the Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China. The beauty of movement, music, and color come to life! Founded in 1959, the Shanghai Acrobats has become one of China’s premier acrobatic troupes, often winning medals at international circus festivals. The company, which includes trampoline artists, aerial acrobats, jugglers, contortionists, and  ...

Stars of American Ballet

Performance Santa Fe presents two evenings of mind-bending artistry and athleticism! The Stars of American Ballet, described as “stunning” and “great” by the Santa Fe New Mexican, was founded by “dazzling” (The Observer) New York City Ballet principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht. The troupe comprises top talent from the NYCB and other well-know ballet companies.  ...

Festival of Song: Leah Crocetto

Performance Santa Fe presents Classics and Cabaret from an incredible young star! The last time Leah Crocetto came to Santa Fe, critics hailed her “precisely articulated passagework and vivid, big-voiced authority” (Santa Fe Reporter) as “gleaming” (The New York Times). That performance, as Anna in Maometto II, helped catapult her to international fame. Since  ...

Festival of Song: Ben Bliss & Joshua Hopkins

Performance Santa Fe presents a gorgeous afternoon with the stars of Capriccio! Join “lyric tenor of considerable beauty and sensitivity” (Seen and Heard International) Ben Bliss and “rich, manly baritone” (Opera Today) Joshua Hopkins for a magnificent recital with Joseph Illick at the piano. Both men will be in Santa Fe this summer for  ...

Festival of Song: Angela Meade

Performance Santa Fe welcomes Met Opera star Angela Meade to the Scottish Rite! Soprano Angela Meade has accomplished a rare feat: she began her career at the top of the opera world and has stayed there ever since. The Washington state native has won fifty-seven vocal competitions, including the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council  ...

Yuja Wang – Hot off the Press!

Yuja Wang's program on May 9 is sure to impress! Read the Los Angeles Times review from the first stop on her latest tour. The program features Beethoven's monumental Hammerklavier, two of Brahms' early Ballades, and Schumann's Kreisleriana.  ...

Brief Encounters

Performance Santa Fe is pleased to announce a competition for short operas and music theater pieces. The winning pieces selected in the first Brief Encounters competition will be premiered in the summer of 2017 as part of Performance Santa Fe’s Festival of Song. The competition is open to all composers and librettists. Entrants  ...

Donate Today and Your Gift Will Be Matched

To support excellence in performing arts programming in Santa Fe, a generous donor has pledged to match up to $40,000 in donation contributions. Your donation toward this 1:1 match will help enrich lives and strengthen spirits through living and breathing performing arts. Click here to donate online or phone our office at 505 984 8759. Donation deadline: March 31,  ...