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12.02.20 | Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday (December 16, 1770)
with Santa Fe Pro Musica

Here are our Top Ten Beethoven Quotes: “You ask me where I get my ideas. That I cannot tell you with certainty. They come unsummoned, directly, indirectly. I can seize them with my hands, out in the open air, in the woods, while walking, in the silence of the night, at dawn, excited by moods which are translated by the poet into words, by me into tones that roar and storm about me till I have set them down in notes.” —conversation between Beethoven and Louis Schlosser (1822)

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10.13.20 | Anne-Marie McDermott, Live at the Lensic!

GRAMMY-nominated Santa Fe Pro Musica is excited to announce that our new artistic director, Anne-Marie McDermott, will be performing Live from the Lensic on Friday, October 16, at 5:15 PM!  The 45-minute online performance opens with a “passing of the baton” from Pro Musica’s music director emeritus Thomas O’Connor to Anne-Marie McDermott. Then Anne-Marie assumes her role as an internationally acclaimed pianist and will perform works by Bach, Haydn, Brahms and a set of variations on Die Fledermaus.

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10.01.20 | The Great Plague of 1665

We are not living through the only historical period that has faced a dreadful pandemic and rampant fires. From 1665 through 1666, London lost a quarter of its population to the bubonic plague and most of its buildings to a catastrophic fire.

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09.01.20 | Top 10 Facts About Hibernation

Since live music concerts are problematic during the current coronavirus pandemic, Pro Musica has decided to hibernate during the 2020—21 concert season. But just what is hibernation? Here are our top 10 fun facts about hibernation.

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08.13.20 | Cancellation of 2020-21 Season

“Hibernation is a covert preparation for a more overt action.”
(Ralph Waldo Ellison, Invisible Man, 1953)

After much discussion and thoughtful deliberation, Santa Fe Pro Musica has made the difficult decision to cancel its 2020–21 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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