Season Opener

September 13

Our 37th Season opens with a powerful program featuring works by Mendelssohn, Theofanidis, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Dvořák featuring violin virtuoso Alexi Kenney.

Beethoven's Emperor

October 18

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven at this highly anticipated concert! We are honored to bring back Christel DeHaan Classical Fellow and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Drew Petersen.

Beethoven's Harp

November 8

Experience an afternoon of uplifting chamber music featuring five Symphony principals performing works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Hannah Lash, Maurice Ravel, and Ludwig Van Beethoven.

Choral Masterworks

November 11

The Symphony Chamber Ensemble and The Symphony Chorus unite for this FREE concert featuring The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams, Gavotte for Six Doubles by Rameaux, and Lauridsen's glorious Lux Aeterna.

Handel's Messiah

November 21 & 22

Our acclaimed annual performance of Handel’s Messiah is a musical rite of the holiday season featuring the full Symphony Orchestra & Chorus with renowned soloists.

Christmas Treasures

December 13

Christmas Pops! Bring the family and enjoy holiday favorites such as excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Suite from The Nutcracker, Anderson's Sleigh Ride and much more.

Christmas Eve

December 24

Celebrate Christmas Eve with The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra and The Santa Fe Opera and experience a spectacular collaboration, featuring beloved arias, duets, trios, and quartets sung by four apprentice singers from The Opera's 2020 season.

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Mozart, Haydn & Fung

January 17

A brand new year brings Mozart's Overture to The Magic Flute and “Jupiter Symphony,” and renowned trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden for Vivian Fung's Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra and Haydn's Trumpet Concerto.

Soldier's Tale

February 7

The second SFS Strata of The Symphony's 2020-2021 season presents Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du soldat "The Soldier's Tale" with chamber players and Festival Ballet of Albuquerque.

Holst's Planets

February 14

Valentine's Day offers an interplanetary musical encounter with Holst's The Planets! Experience Jennifer Higdon's ethereal blue cathedral and Christopher Rouse's explosive Flute Concerto featuring Principal Flutist, Jesse Tatum.

Appalachian Spring

March 5 & 6

Performance Santa Fe & The Santa Fe Symphony proudly present the
Martha Graham Dance Company in the 75th Anniversary of Appalachian Spring.

Romantic Legacies

March 21

Florence Price's Symphony No. 1 opens this passionate
program with Rubén Rengel performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, followed by Verdi's La Forza del Destino Overture.

Celebrating Stravinsky

April 29

Don't miss this brilliant re-creation of Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, Haydn's Sinfonia concertante, and Mozart's Symphony No. 38 at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi,

Season Finale

May 16

The Unanswered Question by Ives sets the tone for Elgar’s intimate Cello Concerto featuring gold medalist Zlatomir Fung. In finale, Brahms’s monumental Second Symphony!

Memorial Day Concert

May 27

Salute those who served at this FREE concert with The Symphony Chamber Ensemble and The Symphony Chorus at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assissi.

We got the band back together.

In our virtual debut, The Santa Fe Symphony, led by Maestro Guillermo Figueroa on violin, presents Añoranza (Yearning) by renowned Puerto Rican composer Ernesto Cordero as a gift to our patrons and supporters. Included is also an original poem, ‘Doorway,’ by Tani Arness. It is our sincere wish that this beautiful music and inspired words serve as a message of hope and rebirth in these difficult times. Enjoy!!

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Upcoming Events

  • Season Opener

    September 13 @ 4:00 pm at The Lensic

    We kick off our exciting 37th Season with a powerful program featuring brilliant works by Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Christopher Theofanidis, and Rimsky-Korsakov. Recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and an Avery Fisher Career Grant, violinist Alexi Kenney was named “a talent to watch” by The New...

  • Drew Petersen, piano

    Beethoven’s Emperor

    October 18 @ 4:00 pm at The Lensic

    Don’t miss this epic afternoon celebrating the 250th anniversary of master symphonist Ludwig van Beethoven. For this highly anticipated concert, we are honored to bring back piano virtuoso Drew Petersen, winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards and Christel DeHaan Classical Fellowship and Artist-in-Residence at...

  • Beethoven’s Harp

    November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at NM Museum of Art

    STRATA evokes the layers of musical conversation seen in chamber music + the diversity of venue and repertoire experienced through these concerts. The first of The Symphony’s 2020-2021 SFS Strata series brings you an afternoon of uplifting chamber music featuring five Symphony principals performing works...

  • Choral Masterworks

    November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

    PAY WHAT YOU WISH! The Santa Fe Symphony Chamber Ensemble—featuring some of your favorite musicians from the Orchestra—plus over 80 choristers from The Symphony Chorus unite to bring you this spectacular program at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Be swept away by...

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