Press Releases

Tango Buenos Aires

Performance Santa Fe presents Tango Buenos Aires! Journey to South America through the fiery, passionate dance and live music that has made Tango Buenos Aires one of Argentina's greatest cultural exports. Created by renowned composer and tango director Osvaldo Requena, the dance company returns to Santa Fe for the second time with an enticing new program. The Spirit of Argentina showcases  ...

Julie Fowlis

Performance Santa Fe presents Julie Fowlis!   Award-winning Scottish Gaelic singer and multi-instrumentalist Julie Fowlis has received much praise for her ability to captivate broad audiences with her crystalline voice—one that has been described as "bewitching" (Le Monde) and sounding "like beautiful messages from another world" (BBC Radio)—as well as for her ambitious genre-crossing and collaborations with a wide array of  ...

The Soul of New Orleans

Performance Santa Fe is thrilled to present music legends Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet! Blues vocalist Irma Thomas—revered as the Soul Queen of New Orleans—has become one of the Crescent City’s most beloved and honored musical ambassadors since her recording career began over five decades ago. The Grammy Award-winner and  ...

Dover Quartet with Edgar Meyer

Performance Santa Fe partners with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival to co-present the Dover Quartet with Edgar Meyer! The sensational Dover Quartet's rise from a young, up-and-coming string ensemble to one of the most in-demand quartet's in the world has been described as "practically meteoric" (Strings Magazine). Entering the international spotlight after sweeping the 2013  ...

Stars of American Ballet

It's a tradition! Stars of American Ballet return to Santa Fe for the 7th consecutive summer! Performance Santa Fe is proud to offer our community two exceptional evenings with Stars of American Ballet, a world-class dance company that features elite principals from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, for the 7th year in a row. Following tradition,  ...

Matt Haimovitz, Cello

Performance Santa Fe is pleased to present cellist Matt Haimovitz in three intimate venues—the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Co., and the Scottish Rite Center—where he will perform selections from Bach's solo cello suites along with their corresponding overtures by composers commissioned by Haimovitz. Haimovitz is known not only for his decades-long exploration of Bach's cello suites,  ...

81st Season Festival of Song

festival of song Santa Fe, NM - Experience stars from the Santa Fe Opera in an up close and personal setting during Performance Santa Fe’s annual Festival of Song. This season, Festival of Song offers an exquisite showcase of mini-operas by three renowned composers, and intimate recitals by opera stars Anna Christy and Paula Murrihy. A  ...

Performance Santa Fe’s 81st Season

Performance Santa Fe is pleased to announce its 81st Season. Performance Santa Fe’s 2017-2018 Season offers an exciting lineup of internationally acclaimed artists, with a few more jazz and dance offerings than usual. Anna Christy and Paula Murrihy will each perform in a Festival of Song opera recital, and a third recital, Brief Encounters, will feature three  ...

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  ...