Classical Trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden performs Sunday, Jan. 16 at The Lensic. Courtesy/SFO
SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2021‒2022 season continues with a celebratory program to ring in the new year featuring works by Mozart, Haydn, Glinka & Fung.
The first concert is 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16 at The Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe.
The Symphony partnered with a consortium of seven orchestras and universities across the U.S. in 2019 to co-commission the JUNO Award-winning composer Vivian Fung and her Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra.Read More
The Maxwell Quartet performs Jan. 14. Courtesy/LACA
Los Alamos Concert Association (LACA) presents Scotland’s award-winning Maxwell Quartet performing 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14 in the Duane Smith Auditorium in Los Alamos.
The string quartet will perform works by Haydn, Prokofiev, and Dvořák plus a set of their signature Scottish folk tunes.
Winner and Audience Favorite at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017, the Maxwell tours extensively across Europe and the United Kingdom. Following their 2019 US debut, the New York Times called the quartet “eloquent Read More
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County Christmas Tree Collection Jan. 3-7 & Jan. 18-21
Set trees on the curb on their regularly scheduled trash collection day during one of the Christmas tree collection weeks. All lights and ornaments must be removed prior to collection. No artificial trees will be accepted. The collected trees will be processed into mulch and compost. Residents who miss these collection dates Read More
Radio City Music Hall is the largest indoor theatre in the world. Its marquee is a full city-block long. Its auditorium measures 160 feet from back to stage and the ceiling reaches a height of 84 feet. Courtesy image/todayinhistory.org
Today In History News:
Dec. 27 has some rather significant events attached to it. It was on this day in 1978 that Spain announced to the world it was an official democracy. Charles Darwin set sail Dec. 27, 1836. And almost a century later, as the U.S. struggled with the results of the stock market crash three years earlier, Radio City Music Hall opened in New York City.Read More
A scene from Massenet’s ‘Cinderella’. Courtesy/Jonathan Tichler/Met Opera
NEW YORK — Earlier this month, the Metropolitan Opera premiered a new installment in its series of abridged, English-language opera adaptations for family audiences: Massenet’s Cinderella.
The opera will be presented live New Year’s Day 2022 from the Met stage to cinemas worldwide.
Laurent Pelly’s whimsical storybook staging of Cendrillon, which first premiered at the Met in the 2017-18 season, is presented in a 90-minute abridged version with an English translation by librettist and dramaturgRead More
SANTA FE — David Felberg conducts the Pro Musica Orchestra in a concert of Mozart and Mendelssohn, along with the live premiere of The History of Red, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 at The Lensic.
The History of Red is a co-commissioned project initiated by soprano Kathryn Mueller, led by Santa Fe Pro Musica, and including the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (Houston), Orlando Philharmonic (Florida), and The Knights (New York City).
It features music written by Reena Esmail on a text by Chickasaw poet Linda Hogan, and exploresRead More
SANTA FE —The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and Santa Fe Opera announcedlate Monday evening that baritone Zachary Nelson would step in for Darren Drone, who is unable to perform inthe Christmas Eve performance of “A Night at the Opera” this week at The Lensic.
Nelson, who resides in SantaFe, is a former Santa Fe Opera Apprentice and frequently appears with the Opera, including its 2019 production of La bohème and 2017 production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Nelson made his professional debut as the title character in the Santa Fe Opera’s 2013 production of Le nozze di FigaroRead More