Santa Fe Pro Musica Opens Season With OPUS ONE

OPUS ONE on stage. Courtesy photo

PRO MUSICA News:

Santa Fe Pro Musica opens its 34th Season in September with guest artists from the innovative chamber music ensemble OPUS ONE.

Veterans as well as present members of the world’s most prestigious chamber groups including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Tashi, the Beaux Arts Trio and the Orion and Guarneri String Quartets, OPUS ONE is the result of a mutual love of music making between four extraordinary instrumentalists and friends. As soloists as well as chamber musicians, they are each familiar figures in concert halls throughout the world and have joined together to form one of the most exciting groups performing anywhere. Their dedication to the works of contemporary American composers is reflected in their programming, and the sheer, obvious joy they have in performing together communicates directly to their audiences. 

The members of OPUS ONE are :

  • Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
  • Ida Kavafian, violin
  • Steven Tenenbom, viola
  • Peter Wiley, cello

 A truly special event, this year’s Season Opening Weekend begins with a chamber music concert followed by two concerts featuring the unique collaboration of chamber music ensemble with orchestra. Join Thomas O’Connor, conductor of the Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra, and OPUS ONE in the Lensic Performing Arts Center for an unforgettable weekend of outstanding performances:

  • Season­ Opening Chamber Music with OPUS ONE at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 at the Lensic (211 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe).
  • Season Opening  Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra , Thomas O’Connor, conductor with OPUS ONE at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19  and 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Lensic.

Tickets are $20, $35, $48, and $69 at the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office 505.988.4640, Tickets Santa Fe at The Lensic 505.988.1234, or online at www.santafepromusica.com

Discounts for students, teachers, groups, and families are available exclusively through the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office.

Learn more about the music you love! Thomas O’Connor, Santa Fe Pro Musica conductor and music director, will present a “behind the scenes” discussion of the music one hour prior to each orchestra concert at the Lensic, free to ticket holders.

There will be an artist dinner with OPUS ONE at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. Reservations are required through the Santa Fe Pro Musica Box Office.

Complete concert information is available at https://santafepromusicablog.wordpress.com/

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