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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  ...

Fred Hersch


Performance Santa Fe concludes its 81st season with a performance for all jazz aficionados: Fred Hersch & Friends! Fred Hersch, praised as "the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz" (Vanity Fair), has garnered critical acclaim over the past three decades as a musician, composer, and bandleader. Known for bringing unparalleled emotional depth, groundbreaking imagination, and unwavering  ...

Daniil Trifonov


Performance Santa Fe presents world-renowned pianist Daniil Trifonov!   Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov first skyrocketed to fame in 2011 after winning both First Prize and Grand Prix at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition. In 2013 he made his professional Carnegie Hall recital debut with a performance that left audiences stunned and earned him his first Grammy nomination for the live recording Trifonov:  ...

Kronos Quartet


Performance Santa Fe presents the Kronos Quartet! Founded over 40 years ago, San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet has been revolutionizing the approach to string ensemble repertoire, infusing jazz and world music, among other genres, into classical, and seeking out cross-cultural collaborations with some of the world's most intriguing composers and performers. "The Kronos Quartet has broken the  ...

Maria Schneider Orchestra


Performance Santa Fe presents the Maria Schneider Orchestra! Hailed as a "national treasure" (NPR), Maria Schneider is one of the greatest big-band composers and leaders in history. Schneider and her 18-member collective of "stratospheric" (The New York Times) jazz geniuses first entered the international spotlight in 1994 with the release of their debut album, Evanescence. Today Schneider and her orchestra  ...

The Hot Sardines


Performance Santa Fe presents The Hot Sardines! Praised as "the charismatic frontrunners of vintage jazz" (The Guardian), The Hot Sardines are jolting back to life the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Django Reinhardt used to make: foot-stomping, "hot jazz" of decades past. With the intoxicating sounds of a roaring three-man horn section, lilting voice of a one-of-the-boys chanteuse,  ...

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  ...

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  ...