The first of two concerts celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary, this program opens with the colorful music to his only full-length ballet and is followed by his equally colorful and buoyant Eighth Symphony. Wendy Warner will wow you with her performance of the cello concerto by Antonín Dvořák, who counted Beethoven as one of his main inspirations.
Explore new musical frontiers and enjoy a time-honored favorite! Your Santa Fe Symphony performs Dvořák’s beloved “New World” on a program that also features Maestro Figueroa as soloist on a symbolic journey through Miguel del Águila’s violin concerto. Symphony tubist Richard White shines in Ralph Vaughan Williams’ rollicking Tuba Concerto. Bon voyage!