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Third Coast Percussion


Performance Santa Fe presents Third Coast Percussion featuring Philip Glass’s first-ever work for percussion ensemble! In 2005, four classical percussion students at Northwestern University began giving educational concerts in Chicago. Fourteen years, one Grammy award, and numerous world premieres later, the members of Third Coast Percussion — David Skidmore, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, and Sean […]

Los Angeles Master Chorale


Performance Santa Fe presents the Los Angeles Master Chorale: Lagrime di San Pietro! Visionary director Peter Sellars and the formidable Los Angeles Master Chorale have achieved “a major accomplishment for music history” (Los Angeles Times) through a powerful a cappella work by one of the most revered composers of the Renaissance period. Orlando di Lasso’s final composition, Lagrime di San Pietro (meaning Tears of Saint Peter), is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Celebration of Harold Pinter


Performance Santa Fe presents A Celebration of Harold Pinter! Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter left behind a lustrous career that spanned over 50 years when he lost his battle to cancer in 2008. While Pinter is best remembered today as one of the most influential dramatists of his generation, his apprentice and longtime friend Julian Sands—”a warm, witty, and […]

A Far Cry with Simone Dinnerstein


A vibrant young string orchestra, an acclaimed pianist, and a new concerto by one of the nation’s most celebrated composers!   Grammy-nominated string orchestra A Far Cry was formed in 2007 by a group of string-playing music students and has since grown into an impeccable, self-conducted collective that “brims with personality” (The New York Times). The 18 members […]