Events

Martin Media

Paula Poundstone

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and a spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Time magazine, in the March 2020 “Best of” issue, listed Paula’s HBO special, Cats, Cops and Stuff as one of The 5 Funniest Stand-Up Specials Ever.

The Santa Fe Symphony

Bartok Meets Beethoven

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Fusing masterworks written by two of the most notable composers in classical music history, this afternoon of beautiful music is one you don’t want to miss! Maestro Guillermo Figueroa conducts the full Symphony Orchestra for Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra—one of his best-known, most popular, and most accessible works—and Ludwig Van Beethoven’s masterful and ebullient Symphony No. 7 in A Major.

Lensic Presents

NT Live in HD: The Crucible

Lensic Performing Arts Center

A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma). Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power.

Santa Fe Pro Musica

Baroque Holy Week

First Presbyterian

The Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents uplifting performances of cantatas and instrumental works by Telemann and Graupner.

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Outstanding practitioners of the South Indian dance form Bharatanatyam, the Ragamala Dance Company fuses timeless stories and myths of the Indian subcontinent with contemporary themes of Indian diasporic experience.

Lensic Presents and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Paul Taylor molded the dance company that bears his name into one of the preeminent performing ensembles in the world, leading it until his death in 2018. The New York-based troupe performs works from Taylor's massive choreographic legacy plus a new piece from PTDC Resident Choreographer, Lauren Lovette.

Lensic Presents

Chris Botti

Lensic Performing Arts Center

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist.

New Mexico Museum of Art

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is known for its outstanding mastery of the most beloved chamber works. The Academy’s wind ensemble, composed of principal players of the orchestra, is no different. Joined by Simon Crawford-Philllips, a pianist known for his ​​”profound sensitivity and technical brilliance,” the ensemble will bring a program of beloved repertoire to the St. Francis Auditorium.

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.