Pasatiempo | May 15, 2020
Pro Musica's Delicate Balance

Mark Tiarks

“…striking a delicate balance of enthusiasm, empathy, reassurance, and flexibility…”

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Pasatiempo | May 1, 2020
The McDermott Moonshot: Santa Fe Pro Musica’s foray into all-female leadership

Mark Tiarks

“We took a moonshot, and we got lucky.” That’s how Thomas O’Connor, Santa Fe Pro Musica’s co-founder and music director, describes the selection of renowned pianist Anne-Marie  McDermott as the group’s artistic director designate.

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Santa Fe Pro Musica Executive Director Mary Madigan

Santa Fe New Mexican
January 22, 2020
Pro Musica hires new executive director

Michael Abatemarco

Mary G. Madigan, the director of Composers Now in New York City and a longtime administrator for music organizations and festivals, has been named executive director of Santa Fe Pro Musica, effective Feb. 17.

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Santa Fe Pro Musica Season Opener

Pasatiempo Review
September 27, 2019
Pro Musica delivers solid season opener

Mark Tiarks reviews Pro Musica’s 2019-20 Season Opening Concert

Beethoven shocked the audience when his revolutionary Symphony No. 3 premiered in 1805: Attendees reportedly yelled insults such as, “I’ll pay more money if this thing will only stop!” Most of the critics were no kinder, far preferring the piece with which it was coupled, a symphony by Anton Eberl. “Shrill and complicated,” a reviewer wrote of the Beethoven at the time. From others: “The endless duration … exhausts even connoisseurs”; “bizarre”; and “long, very long, and contrived, very contrived.”composers.

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Santa Fe Pro Musica Thomas O'Connor

Pasatiempo | April 26, 2019
A change is gonna come; Pro Musica’s Thomas O’Connor passes the baton

Marc Shulgold interviews Thomas O’Connor about what’s next

It sounds overly dramatic to say that Santa Fe Pro Musica has reached a critical turning point. Except that it’s true. “It’s a big moment for us,” executive director Elizabeth Harcombe said. “Things will be changing.”

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