Events

Lensic Presents

The Manhattan Transfer

Lensic Performing Arts Center

The Manhattan Transfer remains a cornerstone for great pop and jazz hits, a legacy that the group has cemented in its illustrious 50-year career and is one of the world’s most innovative vocal groups with their blend of pop, jazz, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll, swing and a cappella music.

The Lensic and Santa Fe Opera

The Met: Live in HD - Der Rosenkavalier

Lensic Performing Arts Center

A dream cast assembles for Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy. Soprano Lise Davidsen is the aging Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as her lover Octavian and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie.

The Santa Fe Symphony

One Love, One Planet

Lensic Performing Arts Center

The Symphony and WildEarth Guardians jointly present One Love, One Planet featuring Robert Frederick Smith Prize 2021 Sphinx Competition winner Samuel Abraham Vargas Teixeira performing Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s charming nocturnal violin concerto in G Minor, op. 80—the second of a three year collaboration with the Sphinx Organization.

Lensic Presents

Piano Battle

Lensic Performing Arts Center

The brainchild of internationally accomplished pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis, the PIANO BATTLE sees the duo go head-to-head on stage, charming and enchanting the audience with a variety of classical pieces. The two artists, with distinctly different performance styles, take turns to perform pieces by composers such as Chopin, Liszt and Debussy.

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Lensic Performing Arts Center

A humbly compelling and beloved instrument gains expressive, virtuoso freedom with the George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. At their hands, the ever-present relevance of popular music meets the lofty sounds of “highbrow” fare in a delicious acoustic mash-up like nothing else you’ve heard.

Performance Santa Fe

The Tallis Scholars

Cathedral Basilica

The Tallis Scholars, one of the world’s premier vocal ensembles, celebrates its 50th anniversary under the leadership of founding director Peter Phillips who formed the group from members of the Oxford and Cambridge chapel choirs.

AMP Concerts

Sierra Ferrell

Lensic Performing Arts Center

With her spellbinding voice and time-bending sensibilities, Sierra Ferrell makes music that's as fantastically vagabond as the artist herself.

AMP Concerts

Watchhouse

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Starting over a decade ago playing coffee shops and local restaurants around North Carolina, Watchhouse is a grassroots success story that's been driven by Marlin's poignant songwriting. They’ve sold out iconic venues (Red Rocks, Ryman Auditorium) and attract hundreds of millions of streams while producing exploratory music that "redefines roots music for a younger generation" (Washington Post).

The Lensic and Santa Fe Opera

The Met: Live in HD - Champion

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is the young boxer Emile Griffith, who rises from obscurity to become a world champion, and bass-baritone Eric Owens portrays Griffith’s older self, haunted by the ghosts of his past.

Santa Fe Pro Musica

Season Finale

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Pro Musica’s co-founder and conductor laureate Thomas O’Connor takes the podium for the
season’s grand finale, featuring orchestral works by W.F. Bach, Benjamin Britten, and Handel’s splashy Water Music. O’Connor combines his expertise in baroque and orchestral music in this program of wildly colorful and descriptive music.

AMP Concerts

Keb' Mo'

Lensic Performing Arts Center

With five GRAMMYs, 14 Blues Foundation Awards, and a groundbreaking career spanning nearly 50 years under his belt, Keb’ Mo’ stands as one of the most accomplished and respected artists working in contemporary roots music today.