One Love, One Planet

The Symphony and WildEarth Guardians jointly present One Love, One Planet featuring Robert Frederick Smith Prize 2021 Sphinx Competition winner Samuel Abraham Vargas Teixeira performing Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s charming nocturnal violin concerto in G Minor, op. 80—the second of a three year collaboration with the Sphinx…

A Thousand Nights

The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus kicks off its exciting 39th Season on September 11 at the iconic Lensic Performing Arts Center with A Thousand Nights! Under the baton of multiple Grammy® Award-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta, this spectacular concert opens with the vibrant and energetic D’un matin de printemp by notable French composer, Lili Boulanger.  Described by The New York Times as “vigorous and colorful,” violin virtuoso Nikki Chooi takes center stage with The Symphony for Ernest Chausson’s lush and evocative Poème for Violin and Orchestra and Maurice Ravel’s Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra. Complimenting this brilliant program is and one of the most popular works in orchestral repertoire, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s everpopular Scheherazade based on the Middle Eastern folk tale “One Thousand and One Nights.”

Season Finale

The Santa Fe Symphony’s 38th Season is brought to a rousing close Sunday, May 15, 4:00 PM at The Lensic! Under the baton of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa, this spectacular afternoon of great music opens with The Unanswered Question by American composer Charles Ives and the monumental Second…

An Appalachian Christmas

Celebrate Christmas Eve with The Symphony and the GRAMMY award-winning Mark O’Connor Band, featuring a breathtaking fusion of classical, bluegrass, folk, and jazz renditions of holiday tunes, plus O’Connor originals!

Carla Kountoupes, Violin

Carla Kountoupes, violinist, is a member of The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, Arizona Opera Orchestra, Santa Fe Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, and Piazzolla da Camera Piano Trio. She has toured and performed professionally with orchestras and chamber ensembles in Central America, Taiwan, Germany, and all...

Rubén Rengel, Violin

Described as an “excellent soloist” of “great virtuosity” (NY Concert Review) delivering “thrilling” performances (Boston Globe), Venezuelan violinist Rubén Rengel is quickly gaining recognition as a remarkably gifted artist. Rubén was the winner of the Robert F. Smith Prize at the 2018 Sphinx Competition, the…

David Felberg, Concertmaster

Praised by The Santa Fe New Mexican for his “fluid phrases, rich focused tone, rhythmic precision, and spot-on intonation,” Violinist David Felberg, an Albuquerque native, is Concertmaster of The Santa Fe Symphony and also performs with Santa Fe Pro Musica. He is Artistic Director and…

Alexi Kenney, Violin

  The recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2020 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, violinist Alexi Kenney is building a career that defies categorization, following his interests, intuition and heart. He is equally at home creating experimental programs and commissioning new works, soloing...

New Worlds

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!

SFS Strata

Strata SFS: The new brand of The Santa Fe Symphony’s chamber series! Strata evokes the layers of musical conversation seen in chamber music + the diversity of venue and repertoire experienced through these concerts. This time, enjoy music of Beethoven, del Águila, and Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence.

Fire & Blood

njoy an early autumn afternoon of powerful music as superstar violinist Ida Kavafian performs Michael Daugherty’s Fire & Blood violin concerto. Hector Berlioz’s flamboyant Beatrice and Benedict overture opens the concert that also includes the colorful and timeless audience favorite, Pictures at an Exhibition by Russian romantic Modeste Mussorgsky.

Double Chooi

Principal Conductor Guillermo Figueroa leads us into another year of world-class performances in celebration of our exciting 36th Season! Our 2019-2020 season features something for everyone, offering ten exceptional and diverse performances at The Lensic. We kick off the season with “Double Chooi,” presenting 2018…

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