Press Releases

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  ...

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,  ...

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,  ...

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  ...

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  ...