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11.16.23 This Sunday—Brooklyn Rider with Anne Sofie von Otter

Artistic Director Colin Jacobsen’s game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider is joined by legendary Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter in their innovative program Songs of Love and Death. Join us as they explore the intimate intersection of the human voice and the string quartet through the unexpected pairing of two great songwriters—Franz Schubert and Rufus Wainwright.

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11.9.23 OPERAWIRE Santa Fe Pro Musica Announces 2023 Holiday Bach Festival

“On December 22 and 23, 2023  the organization will present ‘A Baroque Christmas,’ which features Händel’s ‘Gloria’ and traditional Christmas Carols. The program also includes music by Bach, Corelli, and Geminiani. In addition to that concert, the company will feature performances of Bach’s Complete Cello Suites as well as “Bach and Beyond,” a program featuring music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Pärt, and Philip Glass.”—David Salazar, Operawire

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11.8.23 Join us for Brooklyn Rider with Anne Sofie von Otter

Artistic Director Colin Jacobsen’s game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider is joined by legendary Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter in their innovative program Songs of Love and Death. Join us as they explore the intimate intersection of the human voice and the string quartet through the unexpected pairing of two great songwriters—Franz Schubert and Rufus Wainwright.

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11.3.23 Pasatiempo Recoding the Classical Canon

“Colin Jacobsen is a very curious fellow. Oh, he seems normal enough—quite a nice guy, in fact—but while many classical musicians explore their tradition with a deep albeit narrow focus, Santa Fe Pro Musica’s new artistic director has a much broader field of vision.” Mark Tiarks, Pasatiempo

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11.2.23 Join Us This Weekend!

Join us this weekend for two different explorations into the source of classical music. Both programs feature Artistic Director and violin soloist Colin Jacobsen and the Pro Musica Orchestra, and include a casual one-hour conversation-performance on Saturday, followed by the complete program on Sunday. Remember daylight savings time ends this weekend. Plan ahead so you don’t miss these unique concerts!

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10.31.23 KHFM Interviews Colin Jacobsen

Regarding his innovative programming in Pro Musica’s Season Opening Orchestra Concert “Source Code,” Colin Jacobsen remarks, “When you look at the classical tradition, you see that it’s just full of inspiration coming from the music of the people and the music of the streets.”

Click here to listen to the 10-minute interview and read below for more information about Jacobsen’s upcoming concerts with Pro Musica—The DNA of Music on November 4, and the Season Opening Orchestra Concert “Source Code” on November 5.

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10.25.23 The DNA of Music

In anticipation of our exciting Season Opening Orchestra Concert we present “The DNA of Music.” In this hour-long exploration, Colin Jacobsen and the Pro Musica Orchestra explore the diverse cultural heritages that influenced Pro Musica’s program “Source Code” to be performed the next day. Join us for this special conversation and performance!

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10.12.23 Subscribe and Save!

Pro Musica is proud to bring together outstanding musicians to inspire and educate audiences through the performance of great music. To ensure you don’t miss a note, join us as a subscriber to our exciting 2023–24 Season!

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Concert Exploration—Part II

Join us on Sunday, November 5 at 3 PM at the Lensic Performing Arts Center for our Season Opening Orchestra Concert.  Titled “Source Code,” this concert explores the life-giving well of folk music and how it has informed and colored classical music. Click here to read about some of the orchestral music to be performed at this concert under the leadership of Colin Jacobsen.