Press Releases

Performance Santa Fe 80th Season & Restructuring Announcement

Performance Santa Fe is pleased to announce its 80th Season. Ticket sales begin with subscription orders from May 1 through June 30, only through the Performance Santa Fe office. Single tickets go on sale July 1 and will be available through performancesantafe.org and ticketssantafe.org. Performance Santa Fe’s 2016-17 Season offers a rich  ...

Yuja Wang, Piano

Performance Santa Fe presents Yuja Wang in recital! Yuja Wang is one of the world’s most exciting young pianists. She started playing at the age of six on her parents’ living-room piano, making her debut just four years later. She graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music at 20. Her professional career began during  ...

An Evening with Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette

A jam for the ages! Savion Glover, hailed by The Telegraph as “the world’s greatest tap dancer,” has wowed audiences around the world with his masterful dancing and choreography. He began lessons at age 7 and at just 12 was on Broadway, performing The Tap Dance Kid and utilizing his signature percussive “hitting” style of  ...

Ana Vidović, Guitar

Join Performance Santa Fe for an evening of scintillating guitar playing with Ana Vidović! This Croatian virtuoso guitarist began playing at 5 years old at the encouragement of her brother. Since then, Ana Vidović has released 6 CDs, won numerous competitions, earned a degree at Peabody conservatory, and more. Gramophone magazine has remarked on  ...

Cameron Carpenter featuring the International Touring Organ

Witness Cameron Carpenter change the organ world single-handedly! Organists, like pianists, must play a new instrument in every venue. However, unlike the piano, the organ is restricted in setting and musical subject, and every organ is different from the next. Juilliard-trained Cameron Carpenter, who first became enamored with the organ when he saw one  ...

Time for Three

A prolific trio with boundless energy and impeccable artistry! Always pushing the interactive possibilities of string instruments, the American trio--violinist Zachary DePue, violinist Nicolas Kendall, and double-bassist Ranaan Meyer--is continuously celebrated for its “staggering technique and freewheeling genre-crossing” (National Public Radio) as well as its rare blend of “spontaneity and precision” (The Wall Street  ...

Canadian Brass

Brighten your winter with the world’s most famous brass ensemble! Since its founding in 1970, the Grammy-winning Canadian Brass won accolades with its diverse musical styles – from Baroque to Dixieland to Latin – as well as its “virtuosity, spontaneity, and humour” (Washington Post) in everything they perform. The quintet, instantly recognizable by their  ...

Free Family Opera: The Pirates of Penzance

Whether you’re the next Jack Sparrow or the Very Model of a Modern Major General, this is a show-stoppingly hilarious must-see! Performance Santa Fe presents its annual free Family Opera with this year’s production of The Pirates of Penzance. This uproarious opera by the legendary Gilbert & Sullivan showcases talented EPIK artists and professional  ...

New Year’s Eve with the Performance Santa Fe Orchestra and pianist Joyce Yang

Ring in the New Year with enchanting pianist Joyce Yang, conductor Joseph Illick, and the Performance Santa Fe Orchestra! The 2:00 PM Family Preview Concert welcomes first-time symphony-goers of all ages – a stupendous chance to experience classical music’s timeless, enthralling artistry. When then-19-year-old Juilliard first-year Joyce Yang won the silver medal at  ...

Christmas Eve Orchestra Concert with Pianists Anderson & Roe

Join Maestro Joe Illick, piano duo Anderson & Roe, and the Performance Santa Fe Orchestra to celebrate a beloved tradition – a magical concert on Christmas Eve. The 2:00 PM Family Preview Concert welcomes first-time symphony-goers of all ages – a stupendous chance to experience the timeless, enthralling artistry that is classical music.  ...