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Sounds of the Season
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 — 4:00 pm
The Symphony’s annual holiday pops concerts have become a Santa Fe tradition! This season Maestro Guillermo Figueroa leads the Orchestra for a brilliant program packed with winter favorites the entire family can enjoy. Plus, our “future players” at the Santa Fe Youth Symphony—prepared by the Youth Symphony’s Associate Artistic Director and Conductor, William Waag—joins us again for more side-by-side performances. EXCITING NEWS—We are thrilled to bring back our FREE Preview Talks this season! Be sure to join us one hour before each Lensic performance for 30 minutes of interesting program details presented by Maestro Figueroa, guest soloists, or musicians. Each talk is unique and all ticket holders are invited!
About the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association
Founded in 1994, the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association provides music instruction and performance opportunities to hundreds of youth each year in string and symphony orchestra, mariachi, jazz, chamber music, and private lessons. All of its programs, including instrument rental, are offered on sliding scale tuition to make sure that every student who wants to has the opportunity to participate.
Now in their 29th season, the Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association serves over 200 students from all across Northern New Mexico and beyond, and is collaborating with multiple performing arts and educational programs in Santa Fe.
PROGRAMPYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY Selections from The Nutcracker Suite
March Waltz of the Flowers Trepak Mother Ginger and her ChildrenIRVING BERLIN White Christmas ANTONIN DVORAK Symphony No. 8 (Side by side with The Santa Fe Youth Symphony)
Allegro con brioLEROY ANDERSON Sleigh Ride (Side by side with The Santa Fe Youth Symphony) Intermission SAMUEL COLERIDGE TAYLOR Christmas Overture MANUEL DE FALLA Ritual Fire Dance
Guest Conductor Laurie RossiRALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS “Fantasia” on Greensleeves Arr. LUCAS RICHMAN Hanukkah Festival Overture JOHANN STRAUSS Radetzky March JAMES STEPHENSON Holly and Jolly Sing-A-Long
Carmen Flórez-Mansi, Soprano