DISCOVERY SERIES

DISCOVERY SERIES

Meet our artists, participate in lifelong learning, deepen your connections to music, and expand your classical music experiences through conversations and special events. Venues and prices vary. Some events are free.

MASTERCLASS

Sunday, February 25 at 10 AM

St. Francis Auditorium
NM Museum of Art

In this casual but lively event, watch members of the Elias Quartet and select student ensembles dig into the details of making music.

FREE

THE EXOTIC LIVES OF FRENCH BAROQUE WOMEN COMPOSERS

Sunday, March 24 at 10 AM

Nüart Gallery

Soprano Clara Rottsolk and harpsichordist David Solem explore the rarified music of women composers and performers from the 17th century French court of Louis XIV. Coffee and pastries included. Reservations required.

FREE but reservations are required.

MOZART’S REQUIEM WITH THOMAS O’CONNOR

Thursday, April 18 at 10 AM

St. John’s United Methodist Church

RENESAN Institute for Lifelong Learning hosts Pro Musica Conductor Laureate Thomas O’Connor in a conversation about Mozart’s Requiem, a masterpiece shrouded in mystery.

Fee required through RENESAN. Click below to register.

PAST EVENTS

TRACING THE ROOTS

Wednesday, November 1 at 5:30 PM

Hervé Wine Bar

SOLD OUT

Hear our Artistic Director Colin Jacobsen (and violinist, composer, and arranger!) in a conversation and performance exploring the pop, jazz, and folk music influences on classical music.

Wine and appetizers are included.

Post-Concert Dinner

Sunday, November 19 at 5:30 PM

SOLD OUT

Enjoy a three-course dinner and wine with the members of the game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider—violinists Colin Jacobsen and Johnny Gandelsman, violist Nicholas Cords, and cellist Michael Nicolas.

BACH AND BEYOND FOR FAMILIES

Wednesday, December 27 at 10 AM

St. Francis Auditorium
NM Museum of Art

We welcome you and your family for a fun and festive one-hour concert exploring Bach and his influence on generations of composers, with Colin Jacobsen and the Pro Musica Bach Ensemble.

FREE

MOZART’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Thursday, January 25 at 6 PM

Governor’s Mansion

SOLD OUT

Join conductor Marcello Cormio and flutist Anthony Trionfo at the New Mexico Governor’s Mansion in a celebration of Mozart’s language and legacy on his 268th birthday. Wine and appetizers included.

$100 ($40 tax-deductible)

LIGHT AND SHADOW

Sunday, February 11 at 10 AM

St. Francis Auditorium
NM Museum of Art

Members of the Brentano String Quartet illustrate the wide range of human experience and emotion contained in the music of Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Shostakovich.

FREE