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2.21.24 New Mexico Magazine—The Best Things to do in New Mexico This March

“Stephen Redfield leads the Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble to kick off Holy Week at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe.”—New Mexico Magazine Buy tickets HERE. Read the full article HERE.  

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2.19.24 ALBUQERQUE JOURNAL—Santa Fe Pro Musica announces four free organ concerts

“Santa Fe Pro Musica has announced four free organ concert recitals at St. Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe’s New Mexico Museum of Art. The organists will perform on the recently renovated Reuter pipe organ in the auditorium at 107 W. Palace Ave. The series opens at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21, with local organist David…

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2.16.24 PASATIEMPO An Organism and an Organ

Click below to read about Pro Musica’s upcoming free Organ Recital Series concert featuring Santa Fe local David Solem. Read the full article HERE.

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2.14.24 BNN Breaking—A Spotlight on Women Composers from Louis XIV’s French Court

“This March, the reverberations of Baroque music will once again fill the hallowed halls of the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, as the esteemed Santa Fe Pro Musica continues its annual Holy Week concert series. However, this year’s performance carries an exciting twist, as it seeks to shine a light on the often overlooked…

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2.14.24 Los Alamos Daily Post—Santa Fe Pro Musica To Present ‘Baroque Holy Week’

“Santa Fe Pro Musica continues their beloved tradition of “Baroque Holy Week” concerts on historical instruments beginning at 7:30 p.m., March 23. In these inspiring and unique concerts, featuring Santa Fe favorite soprano Clara Rottsolk and violinist Stephen Redfield, the Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents music by women composers from the French court of the…

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2.14.24 OPERA WIRE—Clara Rottsolk Performs for Baroque Holy Week

“Rottsolk is joined by violinist Stephen Redfield, harpsichordist David Solem, and the Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble. Composers featured on the concert include Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Antonia Bembo, Julie Pinel, and Mademoiselle Duval. The program highlights the voices of women from the French court of the Sun King, Louis XIV (1638–1715).”—Afton Wooten, OperaWire Buy…

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2.4.24 ABQ JOURNAL—Light & Dark

  Read about Pro Musica’s upcoming String Quartet Series concert with the Brentano Quartet this Sunday, February 11, at 3 PM at St. Francis Auditorium. “The program’s title “Chiaroscuro” is an artistic term referring to the play of light and dark. ‘It really applies because two of the pieces are joyful and the Shostakovich is…

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1.27.24 Marcello Cormio and KHFM’s Brent

Marcello Cormio conducts the Santa Fe Pro Musica orchestra this weekend. He and Brent talk about Carl Nielsen, Jesse Montgomery, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Click HERE for tickets. Click HERE to listen to the full interview.

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1.26.24 Pasatiempo Pro Musica Celebrates Mozart’s Birthday

“The ‘Jupiter’ Symphony combines two of conductor Marcello Cormio’s greatest passions. He is best known in the music world as an opera conductor, and, he says, “The composer that I’ve performed the most is Mozart. I value his operas above anything else, basically.””—Mark Tiarks, Santa Fe New Mexican Read the full article HERE.

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1.21.24 Anthony Trionfo on KSFR’s “Classical Explorations”

Anthony Trionfo discusses his career and upcoming performance of Carl Nielsen’s mercurial and dramatic Flute Concerto with the Pro Musica Orchestra, this Sunday, January 28 at 3 PM. “Nielsen was such a personal composer, and rather than thinking of instruments, he wanted to capture themes or concepts or in this case, people.”—Anthony Trionfo Buy tickets…

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1.18.24 Los Alamos Daily Post—Santa Fe Pro Musica Presents the Elias Quartet

In the fourth installment of Santa Fe Pro Musica’s popular String Quartet Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, the Elias Quartet performs groundbreaking compositions by Haydn, Stravinsky, and Beethoven that altered the trajectory of the string quartet. Known for performing, recording, and documenting all sixteen Beethoven string quartets in their ambitious “Beethoven Project,” the…

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1.3.24 BNN Breaking—Brentano Quartet to Mesmerize Santa Fe with ‘Chiaroscuro’ Performance

“The quartet’s upcoming program, ‘Chiaroscuro,’ promises an exploration of contrasts, sure to leave audiences pondering long after the final note has faded. At the heart of the performance lies Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8—a haunting masterpiece dedicated to the victims of fascism and war. This poignant work stands in stark contrast to the more buoyant…

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1.3.24 Los Alamos Daily Post—Santa Fe Pro Musica Presents ‘Brentano Quartet–Chiaroscuro’ in St. Francis Auditorium Feb. 11

Pro Musica’s celebrated String Quartet Series continues this February with the “Passionate, uninhibited, and spellbinding” Brentano Quartet (London Independent). In their program “Chiaroscuro”—referring to an artistic technique that uses contrasting light and shadow to create volume and depth—Shostakovich’s intensely personal String Quartet No. 8, dedicated to the victims of fascism and war, sits in high…

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1.1.24 AAA Magazine Fun Things to Do in New Mexico

“FREE! January 14 Santa Fe’s Pro Musica continues its popular educational series with ‘Why Explain Historical Instruments?’ at the New Mexico Museum of Art’s St. Francis Auditorium. Diderot Quartet members discuss their 400-year-old Baroque string instruments, comparing them to present-day versions in appearance and sound.”—Pamela Porter, AAA Magazine Read full article here.

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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. Buy tickets here.

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