The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival's five-week 2022 season includes commissioned premieres from major composers, a three-concert cycle of Beethoven's piano trios, solo recitals by highly regarded pianists and violinists, and a return of the promising art song series last offered in 2019.
Since Janus was the Roman god of beginnings and transitions, it seems especially fitting that this month in Santa Fe showcases new music written by young women composers and featuring young women soloists. Pro Musica closes out January with a performance of The History of Red.
Known for the near-telepathic vocal harmonies and playing of its members, the four-piece Mipso delivers engaging, kinetic performances. They're joined by folk musician Anna Tivel at Tumbleroot.
John Fullbright brings his pared down, down home style of folk rock to St. Francis Auditorium, playing for lovers, dreamers, and anyone craving direct, relatable messages that transcend heartache and pain.
The follow-up to the HOTH Brothers Band's debut release offers more of the band's graceful harmonizing and engaging musicianship, offering listeners a homegrown look at life, love, and loss among a spectrum of New Mexican characters.
Popular Mexican-American singer-songwriter Lila Downs channels her inner gourmand with a concert largely drawn from her newest album, Al Chile. “I wouldn’t know how to go on without chile,” she sings, and we can probably all agree.
Santa Fe Desert Chorale begins its new season with "Strength and Refuge: A Joyous Exploration of the Psalms" on Friday, Feb. 28, at Temple Beth Shalom.
When Janice L. Mayer stepped down from her post as the Santa Fe Desert Chorale’s executive director earlier this year, the board of directors went just up the hill on the highway heading north toward the Santa Fe Opera, where Emma Marzen was serving as board liaison. They had found their replacement.
Valentine’s Day may have come and gone, but love will still be in the air when The King’s Singers perform at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis on Saturday, Feb. 21.
The Santa Fe Symphony opens the group’s “New Worlds” concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, which also features a violin concerto by contemporary composer Miguel del Águila and Antonín Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9, subtitled “From the New World.”
The Indigo Girls play an all-ages concert at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Traditional Native American Farmers Association and for Honor the Earth, an organization supporting Native environmental issues.
The 49th Annual John Donald Robb Composers’ Symposium runs through Wednesday, Feb. 5; it kicks off on Sunday, Feb. 2, with a concert by the Albuquerque-based ensemble Chatter, 10:30 a.m. at Las Puertas in Albuquerque.
Newpoli appears at Paradiso on Friday, Jan. 31 with their globally influenced Italian folk music. The all-ages show starts at 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The Horszowski Trio makes its New Mexico debut, courtesy of the Los Alamos Concert Association at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, Duane Smith Auditorium, Los Alamos High School.
Maryland-based jazz musician Raul Midón celebrates his New Mexico roots in a benefit concert for his alma mater, Santa Fe Preparatory School, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.
A new collaboration between Santa Fe Symphony, Museum of New Mexico Foundation, and Bishop's Lodge promises to give audiences a new way to think about the intersection of art and music.
The Kronos Quartet’s history and artistic achievements are now being celebrated in A Thousand Thoughts, a live documentary experience with the group, which is being presented by Performance Santa Fe at the Lensic Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30.
If your brain is in a musically induced coma from all those high-carb holiday tunes, the Pacifica String Quartet has the aural antidote. Its concert on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m., St. Francis Auditorium, features nourishing works by Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Shulamit Ran. An open rehearsal takes place at 10 a.m., no charge.
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