Press Releases

Los Angeles Master Chorale

Performance Santa Fe presents the Los Angeles Master Chorale: Lagrime di San Pietro! Visionary director Peter Sellars and the formidable Los Angeles Master Chorale have achieved "a major accomplishment for music history" (Los Angeles Times) through a powerful a cappella work by one of the most revered composers of the Renaissance period. Orlando di Lasso's final composition, Lagrime di San  ...

Emerson String Quartet

Performance Santa Fe presents the Emerson String Quartet! The Emerson String Quartet—"arguably the world's best group of chamber musicians" (Fortune)—has been a dominant fixture in the chamber music scene for over four decades. Since its start as a student ensemble at the Julliard School in 1976, the quartet has garnered vast critical acclaim and  ...

Performance Santa Fe’s 83rd Season

Performance Santa Fe is thrilled to announce its 83rd Season. Following a season of record-breaking ticket and subscription sales, Performance Santa Fe is proud to announce its 2019-20 Season. The upcoming season, which runs from July 2019 through June 2020, boasts 18 world-class performances of music, dance, and theater. Performance Santa  ...

Havana Cuba All-Stars: Asere!

Performance Santa Fe presents the Havana Cuba All-Stars! After a joyously-received debut two years ago, the Havana Cuba All-Stars are returning to Santa Fe with a brand new program: Asere, meaning Friendship. This new tour continues the ensemble's mission of promoting Cuba's rich cultural legacy through the infectious rhythms of Cuban Son—the base of modern salsa and  ...

Danú

Performance Santa Fe presents Danú! Jump-start your St. Patrick's Day celebrations with the lilting sounds of one of the world's leading Irish bands—Danú. Featuring Irish and English vocals, flute, tin whistle, button accordion, fiddle, guitar, and bouzouki, this ensemble has been thrilling audiences with traditional Irish music that "stirs the blood and lifts the  ...

Delfeayo Marsalis presents the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Performance Santa Fe presents Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra! The jazz world has a royal family, and its name is Marsalis. Delfeayo Marsalis—the trombone-playing member of the current generation of Marsalis artists—is one of the top musicians, composers, and bandleaders at work in jazz today. Praised for his "technical excellence, inventive  ...

BODYTRAFFIC

Performance Santa Fe presents BODYTRAFFIC! Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC—founded in 2007 by acclaimed dancers Lillian Barbeito, who grew up in Santa Fe, and Tina Finkelman—is "one of the most talked-about young dance companies, not just in L.A. but nationwide" (Los Angeles Times).  ...

Nicola Benedetti with Alexei Grynyuk

Nicola Benedetti is one of the most sought-after violinists of her generation with a reputation for playing the most challenging works with “agile technique” (Chicago Tribune), “sumptuous tone” (Los Angeles Times), and “sheer beauty” (The Strad). Recognized around the world for her extraordinary talent and dedication to musical education, the Scottish violinist is the youngest-ever recipient of  ...

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  ...