Opening Night, December 10, 2011, 6 pm, Popejoy Hall

Date: Saturday 10 December 2011

Time: 06:00pm

Robert Tweten, conductor
Kirsten Lear, mezzo soprano

Copland:  Rodeo  (notes)
Copland:  Old American Songs  (notes)
Tchaikovsky:  Symphony Number 5  (notes)

Thanks to the determination of community members and musicians, Albuquerque will once again have the privilege of hearing a symphonic orchestra in Popejoy Hall. The 2011-2012 Season of the New Mexico Philharmonic will open with music that evokes the passions of Russia and the familiar and comforting sounds of Americana.  Read more…

About Robert Tweten:  Santa Fe resident Maestro Robert Tweten has conducted for a number of opera companies in both the U.S. and Canada, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Santa Fe Opera.   Read more…. 

About Kirsten Lear:  Mezzo-soprano Kirsten Lear is well known in Santa Fe as she began her career as an apprentice for the Santa Fe Opera.   Read more…

 

Program Book

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