Press Releases

Pablo Sáinz Villegas: AMERICANO TRIO

Performance Santa Fe presents Pablo Sáinz Villegas: AMERICANO TRIO!  "Global ambassador of the Spanish guitar" (Billboard Magazine), Pablo Sáinz Villegas has become a worldwide sensation, regarded as his generation's greatest guitarist. Praised for his “virtuosic playing characterized by irresistible exuberance” (The New York Times), he has received more than 30 international awards and performed on the  ...

The King’s Singers

Performance Santa Fe presents The King's Singers! Since 1968, The King's Singers have dazzled the world with their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm. Praised as the "superlative vocal sextet" (The Times London) the ensemble has earned two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award and a place in Gramophone magazine’s inaugural Hall of  ...

Alicia Olatuja

Performance Santa Fe presents jazz vocalist Alicia Olatuja! Alicia Olatuja has one of the most exquisite instruments around: a glorious, mezzo-soprano voice that can seamlessly transition between jazz, soul, gospel, and pop. Olatuja has perfected her "strong, lustrous tone" (The New York Times) by immersing herself in a wide range of musical styles, from singing  ...

Kronos Quartet in “A Thousand Thoughts”

San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet is one of the most celebrated and influential groups of our time. Over its four decades-long career, the iconic group has performed thousands of concerts worldwide, released over 60 recordings that showcase extraordinary creativity and technical expertise, collaborated with the globe's most influential composers and performers, won over 40 prestigious  ...

“A Celtic Family Christmas” with Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Performance Santa Fe presents A Celtic Family Christmas with Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy! This holiday season, join Canada's reigning musical couple Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy in a rousing, warm, and exuberant concert that is "nothing short of jaw-dropping" (The Guardian). The star fiddling duo will transport audiences during A Celtic Family Christmas  ...

Einav Yarden

Performance Santa Fe presents Israeli pianist Einav Yarden! Praised for her "imagination and exceptionally vivid playing" (Washington Post), fast-rising pianist Einav Yarden is sure to astound audiences during her New Mexico debut. Born in Israel and based in Berlin, Yarden has performed internationally as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Radio Symphony Orchestra  ...

Billy Childs Quartet

  Performance Santa Fe presents Billy Childs Quartet! To say that jazz titan Billy Childs is wildly talented would be a grave understatement. A native of Los Angeles, Childs began studying piano in early childhood; by age six he was giving public performances and at 16 he was admitted to the USC School  ...

Schoen Movement Company

Performance Santa Fe presents Schoen Movement Company! You won't find Emily Schoen dancing in theaters. For the past five years, the New York City-based dancer, choreographer, and founder of Schoen Movement Company has been taking her sinuous, exuberant performances to unlikely spaces: parks, streets, and breweries. In keeping with the Company's mission of uniting people from  ...

Third Coast Percussion

Performance Santa Fe presents Third Coast Percussion featuring Philip Glass’s first-ever work for percussion ensemble! In 2005, four classical percussion students at Northwestern University began giving educational concerts in Chicago. Fourteen years, one Grammy award, and numerous world premieres later, the members of Third Coast Percussion — David Skidmore, Robert Dillon,  ...

Julian Sands presents “Keats, Shelley, Ghosts and Lovers”

Performance Santa Fe presents Julian Sands in Keats, Shelley, Ghosts and Lovers! After a sold-out performance during Performance Santa Fe's 2018-2019 Season, celebrated British actor Julian Sands returns to Santa Fe on Friday, September 20 for another one-man show filled with humor, drama, and his characteristic charm. This year, Sands will explore his favorite poems by John Keats and  ...