Events

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Following the award-winning worldwide success of the Take Me to the River tours celebrating Memphis, Take Me to the River - NOLA LIVE! gathers some of the most influential figures of modern New Orleans funk R&B, soul and jazz, together on the same stage for a night of unforgettable music with individual and collaborative performances from Dumstaphunk, George Porter, Jr, and Jon Cleary.

Santa Fe Pro Musica

Spring Orchestra Concert

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Conductor Mei-Ann Chen returns to Santa Fe for this concert of orchestral music by Jennifer Higdon, Osvaldo Golijov, and Dvořák, and a new concerto written by and starring double bass player Xavier Foley.

Lensic Presents

Lúnasa

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Lensic favorite Lúnasa returns to Santa Fe for a special St. Patrick’s Day celebration! “The hottest Irish acoustic group on the planet” (Irish Voice), Lúnasa’s stomping, fleet live sets run through the many musical styles of the Emerald Isle, showcasing some of the craftiest fiddle, pipe, and guitar work you'll ever see.

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Pablo Sáinz-Villegas returns to Santa Fe! The “global ambassador of Spanish guitar” (Billboard) takes us on a musical journey of iconic pieces from his homeland— from the yearning, lyrical melodies of Tárrega’s Recuerdos de la Alhambra to the virtuosic fire of Albéniz’s Asturias.

Lensic Performing Arts Center

All Vivaldi The Jupiter Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Thomas Dunford (appearing earlier in our season for a solo recital on December 1, 2022) performs a series of songs and concertos from the emblematic Baroque composer.

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 in partnership with 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.

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

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

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.