Events

Lensic Presents

Vaudeville 2

Lensic Performing Arts

The Lensic and Ron Bloomberg present Vaudeville 2 -- Santa Fe’s most entertaining and comedy filled night returns to The Lensic – celebrating The Lensic’s early days as a vaudeville venue with a variety show created by veteran comedy and television writer Ron Bloomberg.

Performance Santa Fe

Susanne Mentzer & Rod Gilfry

Scottish Rite Center

Two of the opera world’s foremost performers, Susanne Mentzer and Rod Gilfry — both two-time Grammy nominees — join forces for an intoxicating afternoon of luminous vocal talent and electrifying stage presence during Performance Santa Fe's Festival of Song.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Orion Plays Mozart

NM Museum of Art

The Orion String Quartet performs Françaix’s String Trio; Takemitsu’s A Bird Came Down the Walk for Viola & Piano; Mozart’s String Quartet in A Major, K. 464; Schubert’s Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D. 898.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Gilles Vonsattel Piano Recital

NM Museum of Art

Pianist Gilles Vonsattel, who made his Festival debut in 2018, returns with a solo recital that spans three centuries and includes Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses—written as part of an effort to raise funds to erect a bronze statue of Beethoven in Bonn, Germany—and Shostakovich’s Bach-inspired Prelude and Fugue in A Major.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Graham and Parker – Mahler

NM Museum of Art

Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and pianist Jon Kimura Parker perform Mahler’s gorgeous Rückert Lieder—five songs based on poems by the German Romantic poet Friedrich Rückert—and Berlioz’s beloved song cycle Les Nuits d'été (Summer Nights), featuring text by the composer’s friend Théophile Gautier.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Britten Serenade

NM Museum of Art

For the first time, the Festival presents Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, a song cycle conducted here by David Zinman and featuring two artists in their Festival debuts: tenor Paul Appleby and Berlin Philharmonic Principal Horn Stefan Dohr. Also, the Orion String Quartet performs Schubert's "Death and the Maiden" Quartet.

Lensic Performing Arts

What would summer ibe without a visit from venerated American dancer Daniel Ulbricht and the Stars of American Ballet? This best-of-the-best ensemble comprises principals and soloists from the nation's most renowned companies, including New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Orion Kreisler

NM Museum of Art

Two rarely heard gems by Richard Strauss and his father, Franz Strauss—the Andante and Nocturno, respectively—open this program. Next, Meng Su performs Three Pieces for Guitar by Marc Neikrug, and the Orion String Quartet plays Kreisler’s String Quartet in A Minor.

Lensic Performing Arts

What would summer ibe without a visit from venerated American dancer Daniel Ulbricht and the Stars of American Ballet? This best-of-the-best ensemble comprises principals and soloists from the nation's most renowned companies, including New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Fandangos!

NM Museum of Art

On this Spanish-themed program, Paolo Bordignon performs Soler’s Fandango for Harpsichord as well as his Quintet No. 1 for Harpsichord & Strings, and Meng Su plays one of Boccherini’s later works, his “Fandango” Guitar Quintet—which requires the cellist to also play castanets.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Stefan Dohr Brahms

Lensic Performing Arts

David Zinman conducts Mozart’s magnificent Serenade for Winds & Bass, known as the “Gran Partita.” Berlin Philharmonic Principal Horn Stefan Dohr plays Brahms’s Horn Trio as well as Schubert’s deeply moving homage to his idol, Beethoven—“Auf dem Strom” (“On the River”)—featuring tenor Paul Appleby and pianist Shai Wosner.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Bruckner Quintet

Lensic Performing Arts

For the first time in many years, the Festival presents Falla’s Harpsichord Concerto—a seemingly anachronistic yet fully modern work—which features New York Philharmonic harpsichordist Paolo Bordignon. The program also includes Bruckner’s symphonic String Quintet and Mendelssohn’s Konzertstück No. 1.