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All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Performance Santa Fe celebrates the holidays with the heart-wrenching production All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914! All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 relives a remarkable moment during World War I when Allied and German troops laid down their weapons to celebrate Christmas together with food and drink, carols, games, and a chance to lovingly bury  ...

John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell in “Billie & Blue Eyes”

Performance Santa Fe presents John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell in Billie & Blue Eyes! John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell, two of the greatest interpreters at work in jazz today, join forces in Santa Fe to celebrate Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday in a program that is part tribute and part personal introduction to the people who made this music famous. This not-to-be-missed  ...

Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble

Performance Santa Fe presents the Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble! Mark Morris founded the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in 1980 at just the age of 24 and has since gone on to become "the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical" (New York Times). To date, Morris has created more  ...

Performance Santa Fe (psf) announces executive and artistic director transition

Jonathan Winkle, Executive and Artistic Director, to Serve Through March 1, 2019; PSF Launches Nationwide Search for Next Executive and Artistic Director Santa Fe, NM, October 23, 2018 – Performance Santa Fe, Santa Fe’s preeminent sponsor of exceptional music, dance, theater as well as performing arts education, today announced that following three highly successful seasons  ...

Veronica Swift

Performance Santa Fe presents rising jazz vocalist Veronica Swift! If you haven't yet heard the name Veronica Swift, it's time you do. At just 24 years of age, Swift is making waves in the world of jazz as one of the most talented vocalists of her generation. Praised for her "tremenodous tonal command" (JazzTimes), showmanship, and ability  ...

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Performance Santa Fe presents the Venice Baroque Orchestra!   Since 1997, the Venice Baroque Orchestra has been reviving masterpieces from the 17th and 18th centuries with "vibrant, even daring interpretations" (NPR) under the guidance of Italian harpsichordist and Baroque scholar Andrea Marcon. Today, the group is recognized as one of the greatest period-instrument ensembles, receiving  ...

SFJAZZ Collective

Performance Santa Fe presents the SFJAZZ Collective! Founded in 2004 in San Francisco, the SFJAZZ Collective is comprised of eight of the most respected performers and composers at work in jazz today—Warren Wolf, Miguel Zenón, Robin Eubanks, David Sánchez, Etienne Charles, Edward Simon, Matt Brewer, and Obed Calvaire. Known for their pioneering approach, each season the all-star ensemble prepares new arrangements by  ...

A Celebration of Harold Pinter

Performance Santa Fe presents A Celebration of Harold Pinter! Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter left behind a lustrous career that spanned over 50 years when he lost his battle to cancer in 2008. While Pinter is best remembered today as one of the most influential dramatists of his generation, his apprentice and longtime friend Julian Sands—"a warm, witty,  ...

A Far Cry with Simone Dinnerstein

A vibrant young string orchestra, an acclaimed pianist, and a new concerto by one of the nation's most celebrated composers!   Grammy-nominated string orchestra A Far Cry was formed in 2007 by a group of string-playing music students and has since grown into an impeccable, self-conducted collective that "brims with personality" (The New York Times). The 18 members  ...

Stars of American Ballet

Performance Santa Fe begins its 82nd Season with the Stars of American Ballet! Performance Santa Fe is thrilled to present two amazing evenings with the Stars of American Ballet, a world-class dance company that features elite principals from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, for the 8th year in a row. In keeping with years  ...