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12.24.23 Colin Jacobsen on KSFR’s “Classical Explorations”

Click above to listen to Pro Musica Artistic Dirctor Colin Jacobsen on KSFR’s “Classical Explorations” hosted by Deborah Begel. Jacobsen discusses his career and this week’s Bach and Beyond concerts with the Santa Fe Pro Musica Bach Ensemble on December 28 and 29.

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12.22.23 Pasatiempo—Bach to the Future

Click below to read in the Pasatiempo about Pro Musica’s grand finale to the Holiday Bach Festival, and to 2023—Bach and Beyond.

“Well, it may not exactly be back to the future, but at least to the late 20th century and the work of two living composers, courtesy of Bach and Beyond, Santa Fe Pro Musica’s final concerts of 2023.”—Mark Tiarks, Santa Fe New Mexican

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12.21.23 Next Week—Bach and Beyond

For our Holiday Bach Festival’s grand finale, Colin Jacobsen and the Pro Musica Bach Ensemble present a program celebrating Bach and his influence upon generations of composers. This concert revisits the old, rings in the new, and celebrates the threads that connect them!

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12.18.23 ABQ JOURNAL: Harken Bach—Interview with Carol Redman

Click below to read the ABQ Journal’s interview with Pro Musica co-founder Carol Redman about our upcoiming Holiday Bach Festival.

“Nearly 300 years after his death, Bach is still the gold standard for classical music,” she said. “He’s spiritual and earthy, glorious and sublime, intimate and magnificent.”—Carol Redman, co-founder Santa Fe Pro Musica

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12.15.23 PASATIEMPO Sweet suites for a mellow cello

Click below to read about Tanya Tomkins upcoming performances of The Complete Bach Cello Suites on December 20 and 21.

“More than 50 versions of the suites are available now on CD, but the chance to hear them all live is much rarer. We’ll have one soon thanks to Santa Fe Pro Musica and its Holiday Bach Festival, with three of the suites performed on Wednesday, December 20, and the remaining three on Thursday, December 21.”—Mark Tiarks, Santa Fe New Mexican

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12.14.23 Cellist Tanya Tomkins on the Richard Eeds Show

Click below to hear baroque cellist Tanya Tomkins and Richard Eeds discuss her upcoming performances of the Complete Bach Cello Suites with Santa Fe Pro Musica on December 20 and 21.

“It’s like you’re sorta riffing with Bach. He gives you all the rhythm, harmony, and amazing melodies and you’re just interfacing with that … it’s just beautiful music.”—Tanya Tomkins

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