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Santa Fe Pro Musica Orchestra 40th Anniversary Season

04.02.21 | Sneak Peek at
the 2021–22 Orchestra Series

Santa Fe Pro Musica has created a full season of concerts for the 2021–22 season, not only our 40th annivesary but the first full season with our new artistic director, Anne-Marie McDermott. Here is a sneak peek at our Orchestra Series.

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Stradivari string quartet (Eric Long)

03.04.21 | A Sneak Peek:
40th Anniversary Season

Pro Musica is now finalizing concerts for the 2021–22 season,  our 40th anniversary.  Here is a sneak peek at our upcoming String Works Series, a showcase for some of the world’s finest string quartets.

The string quartet form has provided us with some of the most sophisticated, daring, intellectual, and intimate music ever written. Combine the richness and depth of the repertoire with the extraordinary talents of today’s string quartet players, and we have a concert series not to be missed!

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02.01.21 | Movie Music

The Finest Hollywood Music Scores: “Pro Musica’s Associate Music Director Carol Redman remarks about living through the pandemic— “Since all my concerts have been cancelled for almost a year now, I’ve spent my evenings exploring a new interest—movies. I have to confess that in the past 11 months I’ve watched more movies than I have in the past 11 years! Part of my fascination with movies is listening to the music.”

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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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