Category: Press Releases

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 Cuba’s dominant genre of […]


Performance Santa Fe presents DanĂş! Jump-start your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with the lilting sounds of one of the world’s leading Irish bands—DanĂş. 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 heart” (Irish Music Magazine) for […]

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 mind and frequent touches […]


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). Over the past decade, the eight-member ensemble has developed a reputation for “bringing vivid theatricality to a […]

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 the Queen’s Medal for Music. […]

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 concert […]

Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble

Performance Santa Fe presents the Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble! Mark Morris founded the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in 1980 at just the age of 24 and has since gone on to become “the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical” (New York Times). To date, Morris has created more than […]

Performance Santa Fe (psf) announces executive and artistic director transition

Jonathan Winkle, Executive and Artistic Director, to Serve Through March 1, 2019; PSF Launches Nationwide Search for Next Executive and Artistic Director Santa Fe, NM, October 23, 2018 – Performance Santa Fe, Santa Fe’s preeminent sponsor of exceptional music, dance, theater as well as performing arts education, today announced that following three highly successful seasons as […]

Veronica Swift

Performance Santa Fe presents rising jazz vocalist Veronica Swift! If you haven’t yet heard the name Veronica Swift, it’s time you do. At just 24 years of age, Swift is making waves in the world of jazz as one of the most talented vocalists of her generation. Praised for her “tremenodous tonal command” (JazzTimes), showmanship, and ability to […]