Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
ASFB premieres its first-ever evening-length ballet: long-time collaborator Nicolo Fonte’s "Beautiful Decay." Featuring an original set design by Tony Award-winner Mimi Lien, and the timeless music of Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" and Max Richter’s reinterpretation of the same, this haunting work juxtaposes daring athleticism against the reality of aging.
Silver Bullet Productions
Silver Bullet Productions presents a staged reading of "Sovereignty", a play by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee), one of Native America's most prominent Playwrights. This moving drama, set in the 1830s and today, portrays the Ridge family in events leading to the Cherokee Trail of Tears.
Glen Hansard is an Irish songwriter, actor, vocalist and guitarist known for his lead acting role and Academy Award winning music in the film "Once". Prior to "Once, he was lead singer for Irish group The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season. He is also known for his acting, having appeared in the BAFTA-winning film The Commitments, as well as his role in Once, which earned him a number of major awards, including an Academy Award for Best Song.
A Conversation with Margaret Atwood: To celebrate the publication of The Testaments, the highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood talks about her remarkable career and why she has returned to her Handmaid story, 34 years later.
Performance Santa Fe
Santa Fe Pro Musica
The season opens on September 21 and 22 with HEROIC BEETHOVEN featuring Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” Rounding out the program is Julia Adolphe’s shimmering Shiver and Bloom and Erich Korngold’s film-inspired Violin Concerto with Colin Jacobsen as the soloist.