Conductor and violinist Guillermo Figueroa takes the podium with violin in hand to lead the Santa Fe Symphony’s performance of composer Ernesto Cordero’s piece “Ínsula Tropical for Violin and Strings” on April 15 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. The orchestra also presents Mozart’s “Symphony No. 36 ‘Linz’” and Schumann’s “Symphony No. 1 ‘Spring.’”
Jacks McNamara shares a series of ink and mixed media paintings on wood in the show “Learning About Light,” which is curated by Curate Santa Fe and opens at Iconik Coffee Roasters on April 13. McNamara is a genderqueer writer, artist, activist, educator, performer and healer who draws artistic inspiration from the natural and the mechanical worlds.
The Albuquerque-based Chatter chamber group is SITE Santa Fe’s musical guest during a 10:30 a.m. performance on April 14 that also features a reading by prize-winning poet Anne Valley-Fox. Violinists David Felberg and Megan Holland, violist Kim Fredenburgh and cellist James Holland play works by composers Raven Chacon and John Adams.
Be sure to check out this week’s SFAJ YouTube video blog, which has more arts information and a chance to win two free tickets to Santa Fe Pro Musica’s April 28 or 29 orchestral performance conducted by David Felberg and featuring pianist Benjamin Hochman playing Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major.” The address is: https://youtu.be/51BHaqgsu9M
Santa Fe Arts Journal thanks Santa Fe artist Greg Skol for allowing use of an image of his 5” x 5,” oil and mixed media on prepared board painting Ghost Towns #28. Greg’s work can be viewed on his website gregskol.com
Emily Van Cleve