Events

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Kodo has perfected centuries-old taiko drumming techniques over its nearly 50-year history. Their name means both “heartbeat,” and “children of the drum.” And, indeed, a Kodo concert taps into our primal need for rhythm. You’ll never forget their precision, endurance, and strength. 

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Twyla Tharp celebrates her 60th anniversary with a coast-to-coast tour featuring her Olivier-nominated “Diabelli Variations,” set to Beethoven’s masterpiece of the same name, and a new dance to a reimagining of Philip Glass’s iconic “Aguas da Amazonia.”

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International Guitar Night celebrates its 25th anniversary with IGN favorite Lulo Reinhardt and three artists each making their US debut: New Age guitarist Sönke Meinen, contemporary guitarist Niwel Tsumbu, and classical guitarist Alexandra Whittingham.

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Música celebrates women who make music and those who inspired Sonia (and her all-female bandmates) to become a musician-or "una música" en español. You'll dance in and out of your seats as this playful band charts a joyful journey of Latin American rhythms ranging from festejo to cumbia to traditional Mexican folk.

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Jazz luminary Branford Marsalis returns to the Lensic for an unforgettable evening of music. The New Orleans-born artist is an award-winning saxophonist, band leader, featured classical soloist, and a film and Broadway composer.

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Lúnasa

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The tradition continues! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Santa Fe favorite and, without a doubt, the world’s best acoustic Celtic Band. Back by popular demand for a third year running.

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Husband and wife duo Joshua Bell and Larisa Martínez present Voice and the Violin, exploring repertoire from classical art song and opera to musical theatre and selections by Puerto Rican and Spanish composers.

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Doktor Kaboom

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Nothing says science like KABOOM! Doktor Kaboom travels the world, thrilling adults and children alike with some exciting scientific experiments, unscripted fun, and an explosive comedic style. The Scientific Method never looked so good.

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Yo-Yo Ma shares some of the music that has helped him understand life and reflects on how it has shaped his thinking about human nature, art, and our search for meaning. This special evening of music and words asks us to consider what music is for, and how it can guide us on a path towards hope. 

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Straight from Havana, Grammy-nominated Orquesta Akokán channels the fiery Cuban mambo revolution of the 1940s and 50s while pushing the grooves to new heights. Bursting with an innate sense of soul and songcraft and featuring “some of the island’s greatest instrumentalists” (The New York Times).

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One of the most iconic and dynamic modern dance ensembles of our time, the Paul Taylor Dance Company has been innovating and transforming the art form of modern dance since 1954.

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