Press Releases

Taj Express

“Hop aboard the Taj Express and experience an India that is bursting at the seams with energy and life.” (Yahoo) Performance Santa Fe brings you Bollywood in all its glory! The Taj Express locomotive has run from Delhi to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, for more than 50 years. Taj Express takes the  ...

Well-Strung

“They’re the hottest things with a bow since Jennifer Lawrence in ‘The Hunger Games.’” (NY Daily News) Join Performance Santa Fe for a fresh and exciting evening with “A talented quartet of men who sing and play string instruments…brilliantly fuses pop and classical music from Madonna to Beethoven” (The New York Times). Based  ...

Cirque! The 7 Fingers: Cuisine & Confessions

The Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (literally, “the seven fingers of the hand”—a play on a metaphor for distinct parts united toward one goal) formed in 2002. The seven founders’—most of whom spent years working with Cirque du Soleil—goal was to use their nearly 140 years of combined experience to create  ...

Roomful of Teeth

The amazing future of music arrives in Santa Fe! Roomful of Teeth, the Grammy-winning vocal ensemble that employs alarmingly rich vocal textures from singing traditions the world over, first came together in 2009 to study world music at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. A member of the group, Caroline Shaw, was then inspired to write what became  ...

New Year’s Eve Orchestra Concert

Is there a better way to begin a new year than with the classical world’s magnum opus? Performance Santa Fe presents Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Ever since its momentous 1824 premiere, the Ninth has been a hymn for all humanity, an anthem of protest, a celebration of freedom, and a song of joy. Tens of  ...

Christmas Eve Orchestra Concert with Claire Huangci, piano

“Surpassing brilliance” (Radio Bremen) and “deep musicality” (Classics Today) help to make the season bright! Performance Santa Fe’s Christmas Eve orchestra concert will feature pianist Claire Huangci. Since beginning her international career at the age of 9, pianist Claire Huangci has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony, the Moscow Radio Symphony, and  ...

Free Family Opera: The Mikado

The most popular of satires—it never could be missed! Performance Santa Fe presents its annual free Family Opera, showcasing PSF EPIK Artists and professional opera singers! Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado has been one of the most-performed musical theater works of all time since its 672-performance opening run in 1885. The first  ...

The King’s Singers

Performance Santa Fe presents the world’s greatest a cappella group in a holiday concert! Since 1968 at King’s College, Cambridge, this “remarkable” (The Scotland Herald) vocal sextet has been dazzling the world with traditional choral music as well as innovative arrangements of everything from big band tunes to Paul McCartney. As The Washington Post  ...

Stephen Hough, Piano

“The most perfect piano playing conceivable.” (The Guardian) Performance Santa Fe presents pianist Stephen Hough. When surveying Stephen Hough’s career, the most appropriate question is “where to begin?” The British Hough was the first classical performing artist to win a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. He has played in 25 BBC Proms, became Commander of the  ...

Cuba’s Finest—Here in Santa Fe!

The rhythms that rocked the world, right here in Santa Fe! Several years ago, seven of Cuba’s best musicians formed Asere (“I salute you” in Cuban Spanish), an acoustic band “carefully balancing a respect for the traditions of Son…with unexpected new influences.” (The Guardian) Son, the 16th-century ancestor to salsa music among other styles,  ...