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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,  ...

Family Concert: Pirates

Family Concert Performed by PSF EPIK Artists on Sunday, October 11, 2015 First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe An age-old story revised to inspire problem solving and going to the library to answer questions, set to music of Mozart and performed by our EPIK Artists for a full-house of families!   Judith  ...

Hear former EPIK Artist Phoenix Avalon on NPR’s From the Top!

From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Broadcast of Phoenix’s performance on From the Top airs nationally the week of November 23. It will be on Classical 95.5 KHFM on Sunday, November 29 at 7:00 PM, and on WCLV on Sunday, November  ...

Free! Family Concert: Three Little Pigs

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015 at 4:00PM First Presbyterian Church With music from some of Mozart’s most famous operas, Performance Santa Fe EPIK Artists will amuse children and adults with huffing, puffing, and especially delightful singing. An hour of merriment with refreshments afterward. This is a free family event. No ticket or reservation is required  ...

Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

Performance Santa Fe invites you to ring in a spectacular 2016 with our Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. The most extravagant New Year’s Eve party in Santa Fe begins at 7:00 p.m. with a champagne reception and cocktails in the  ...

Stars of American Ballet: Athleticism, Daring & Grace

The “absorbingly sinuous” (The New York Times) dancers of Stars of American Ballet execute a diverse repertoire—from Balanchine to boogie—with skill and panache in two different programs on two evenings. Daniel Ulbricht, “brilliant” (Dance Magazine) principal dancer for New York City Ballet, formed what was to become the Stars of American Ballet in 2008. This dynamic  ...

Sonic Scope, Lyric Delicacy: Quinn Kelsey, baritone

Read about Quinn Kelsey's stellar performance as Rigoletto at The Santa Fe Opera and hear more when he performs with his wife, soprano Marjorie Owens, at our Festival of Song recital on August 2. Opera review: A dark and stormy night at SFO's Rigoletto Festival of Song: Intimate one-hour recitals by stars  ...

Stars of Santa Fe Opera in Recital

Enrich your Santa Fe Opera experience! Hear stars perform music by different composers in an intimate setting at Festival of Song at the historic Scottish Rite Center. Linger afterwards for a meet-the-artists reception and chat with performers and fellow music lovers. “Warm, resonant” (The Associated Press) Verdian baritone Quinn Kelsey and “rich, dark” (Opera News) dramatic  ...

Artistic Courage, Film Noir, & Cabaret

What does film noir have to do with artistic courage and German cabaret? More than you might think! Many of the most notable noir filmmakers were émigrés who came to the U.S. in the 1920s or were refugees fleeing Europe as Hitler came to power in the 1930s. Although not all were from Germany, many were influenced  ...