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Mahler: The Titan / April 22, 2023

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Violin virtuoso Jennifer Frautschi is soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, one of the most loved violin concertos in the repertoire and nicknamed “Turkish.” Then, from gallantry to misfortune—austerity to intricacy—misery to serenity, experience the many ways that massive chunks of sound transform in Gustav Mahler’s exceptional Symphony No. 1. Hear and see your NMPhil play “The Titan” in all of its glory!

NMPhil Power Concerts: Beautiful Woodwinds / April 23, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

A Magical Family Event for People of All Ages, Featuring the Beauty & Energy of Orchestral Music: NMPhil Power Concerts is a series of affordable concerts approximately 1 hour in length that are geared toward introducing young audience members and their families to Classical music, the orchestra, and the instruments. The concerts will take place on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. We are excited to announce that the series which will highlight a composer(s) and an instrument or family of instruments. The April 23 concert will feature the woodwind family. With repertoire from the Baroque to the contemporary and from the highest piccolo to the lowest tuba, join us for these illuminating, family-friendly concerts!

Exuberant Beethoven! / April 30, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

Winners of the Jackie McGehee Young Artists' Competition, two of our most talented young musicians, will perform. The NMPhil ends with Beethoven’s happy and exuberant Symphony No. 1.

NMPhil Power Concerts: From the Macabre to the Majestic / May 28, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

A Magical Family Event for People of All Ages, Featuring the Beauty & Energy of Orchestral Music: NMPhil Power Concerts is a series of affordable concerts approximately 1 hour in length that are geared toward introducing young audience members and their families to Classical music, the orchestra, and the instruments. The concerts will take place on Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m. We are excited to announce that the series which will highlight a composer(s) and an instrument or family of instruments. The May 28 concert will focus on the composers Camille Saint-Saëns and Aaron Copland and will feature the violin, cello, brass, and percussion sections. With repertoire from the Baroque to the contemporary and from the highest piccolo to the lowest tuba, join us for these illuminating, family-friendly concerts!

A Fourth of July Weekend Celebration NMPhil at the Botanic Garden! / July 1, 2023

ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden 2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Celebrate your Fourth of July weekend among the verdant ambiance of the Botanical Garden of the ABQ BioPark with the NMPhil! Enjoy a program of Americana featuring works by the march master, John Philip Sousa; the cinematic brilliance of John Williams; the cannonade of Pyotr Tchaikovsky; and much more. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from the Shark Reef Café to enjoy in the grass. Get tickets today!

Beethoven’s Fifth / July 2, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

You can hear those famous first four notes in your head right now, can’t you? Dum dum dum dahhh. During World War II, those notes were converted to Morse code, signifying the letter “V” for Victory. Continue or start your own history with that famous opening and the incomparable music that follows with your NMPhil performing Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, the work that made its composer a superstar in the Vienna music scene of the early eighteen hundreds. And when the concert is in a church, why not play the organ? Maxine Thévenot serves as your guide for Handel’s B-flat Organ Concerto, one of six organ concerti composed by the Baroque genius.

Let Freedom Ring! Free Concert / July 4, 2023

Sky Room at Campus Park 3200 Civic Center Cir NE, Rio Rancho, NM, United States

It’s a FREE family-friendly July 4th musical celebration under the stars! Live music returns to  Rio Rancho’s Sky Room Performing Arts Space, as the City of Rio Rancho presents a spirited night of America’s favorite music with your NMPhil! From Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, music from Star Wars, Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, and so much more, this evening of patriotic and classical favorites is sure to delight all who attend. Our Grammy® Award-winning Music Director Roberto Minczuk conducts! 

Free

2023 Annual Car Raffle

Mercedes Dealership 8920 Pan American Fwy NE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

New Mexico Philharmonic 2023 Annual Car Raffle! The winner of the NMPhil Raffle will drive away in an all-new Mercedes GLA 250 from Mercedes-Benz of Albuquerque. All proceeds benefit the New Mexico Philharmonic. Tickets are $100, and only 999 tickets will be sold. It is time to buy your ticket to win!

$100

An Evening with NMPhil at the Botanic Garden / September 1, 2023

ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden 2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Join your New Mexico Philharmonic for a concert among the flowers at the Albuquerque Botanical Garden! Enjoy the start of the Labor Day weekend with Music Director Roberto Minczuk and an NMPhil performance featuring a wide selection appropriate for the surrounding space featuring music by Copland, John Williams, Elfman and much more, relax and enjoy a perfect night of marvelous music among the flowers! Bring a blanket and picnic dinner and help celebrate together!

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Relive the film that started it all. Watch the wand choose the wizard, a troll run amok and magic mirrors in high-definition while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ iconic score. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event as Harry, Ron, Hermione and all your favorite characters return to the screen and enchant the world all over again.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Relive the film that started it all. Watch the wand choose the wizard, a troll run amok and magic mirrors in high-definition while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ iconic score. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event as Harry, Ron, Hermione and all your favorite characters return to the screen and enchant the world all over again.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Relive the film that started it all. Watch the wand choose the wizard, a troll run amok and magic mirrors in high-definition while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ iconic score. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event as Harry, Ron, Hermione and all your favorite characters return to the screen and enchant the world all over again.

Something Old, Something New / September 22, 2023

St. John’s United Methodist Church 2626 Arizona St NE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Take a break from your usual weekday morning for a little music. The first NMPhil Coffee Concert of the season brings the sonorous virtuosity of Michael McLean’s 21st-century violin masterwork, Elements, with violinist Sarah Tasker, the NMPhil’s own assistant concertmaster. Contrasting though not competing, the program also features music by Baroque-era master Antonio Vivaldi as well as J.S. Bach’s Organ Concerto in d minor with organist Nancy Granert.

Celebrating Rachmaninoff / September 30, 2023

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Happy birthday, Rachmaninoff! The New Mexico Philharmonic celebrates the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth with two of the Russian master’s most stellar compositions. First up, the Second Piano Concerto—a perennial audience favorite—with 2022 Olga Kern International Piano Competition winner Jonathan Mamora. Closing out the evening is the striking and dramatic Symphony No. 1, whose disastrous premiere almost caused Rachmaninoff to swear off composing all together! Music Director Roberto Minczuk leads the orchestra in the 2023/24 Popejoy Hall Classics opening concert.

Power Concert: The Piano, Percussion & Rachmaninoff​ / October 1, 2023

Immanuel Presbyterian Church 114 Carlisle Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

After the success of last year's Power Concerts, we are back for a new season of illuminating, affordable, family-friendly concerts! The NMPhil Power Concert series is geared toward introducing young audience members and their families to classical music, the orchestra, and the instruments that make it all possible. We kick off with “The Piano, Percussion, & Rachmaninoff,” an amazing concert featuring first-prize winner of the Olga Kern International Piano Competition, Jonathan Mamora, and the piano music of Sergei Rachmaninoff. The rest of the percussion section will also be featured in music by Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, John Williams, and more. Bring the whole family and listen, learn, and enjoy!

Mozart Festival: Immortal Voices / October 7, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

“Melody is the essence of music,” Mozart said. “I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpointists to hack post-horses.” Perhaps no instrument conveys melody quite like the human voice. Join us for this program of music featuring the Coro Lux Oratorio Society choir and soloists, as well as Rimsky-Korsakov’s mythical tribute to the rivalry between Mozart and Antonio Salieri.

Mozart Festival: Virtuosi Concerti & Symphony No. 40 / October 8, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

We bring in several stars from the NMPhil’s string, woodwind, and brass families to act as soloists in this one-of-a-kind concert featuring some of Mozart’s most beautiful concerto moments. Mozart effortlessly wrote these works with equal parts virtuosity and equal parts melody, ensuring the audience is constantly mesmerized by both. The concerti performances serve as the appetizer before the main course of Symphony No. 40, aka the “Great g minor Symphony,” in its entirety. We dare you to leave this concert without a smile on your face and a song in your heart!

Mozart Festival: Operamania / October 21, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

Mozart’s prolific operatic output, 22 to be exact, is filled with soaring melodies, unforgettable characters, and far-fetched plotlines. Several audience favorites will be performed from three of his most popular operas: The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, and Don Giovanni. Before that, enjoy Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, arguably Mozart’s most recognized work and a favorite of the symphonic repertoire.

Mozart Festival: Jupiter & Beyond / October 22, 2023

Location ABQ Albuquerque, NM, United States

While Mozart could not have known the “Jupiter” Symphony would be his final statement in the symphonic form, audiences have marveled at its quirks and complexities for more than two centuries. He composed his 39th, 40th, and 41st symphonies in a frenetic nine-week period in 1788. Also on this program, go back to the beginning with Mozart’s First Symphony, composed at the age of 8, as well as two beloved piano concerti.

A Taste of Italy / November 5, 2023, 3 p.m.

Immanuel Presbyterian Church 114 Carlisle Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

It is one of the most hummable works of the classical canon Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony. An old favorite of orchestra audiences, the symphony conveys Mendelssohn’s impressions of Italy and the Mediterranean region during an 1830–31 visit. Enjoy the famous opening scherzo for yourself! Music Director Roberto Minczuk leads the orchestra in a program also including Daniel Steven Crafts’s Eighteenth Symphony, a new work.

Symphonie Fantastique / November 18, 2023

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Returning to the NMPhil stage is 2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition winner Tetiana Shafran, performing Mozart’s tuneful Concerto No. 23. Drama abounds in French composer Édouard Lalo’s Overture from his opera Le roi d’Ys. The evening ends with the storied and programmatic Symphonie fantastique of Hector Berlioz—a tale of unrequited love and one of the most important works in the orchestral rep. Fabio Mechetti conducts.

Musical Fiesta: Tetiana Shafran!​ November 19, 2023

Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM, United States

The NMPhil would like to invite you to a very special evening featuring young Ukrainian pianist Tetiana Shafran, prize winner of over 20 international piano competitions, including First Prize at the 2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition, will be featured. Diane Mueller will host at her Sandia Heights home which is filled with artwork created by the host. Musical Fiesta includes dinner, wine and recital. RSVP required by November 15, 2023.

$200
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The Nutcracker at Popejoy Hall

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Ballet Company will be joined by the New Mexico Philharmonic and current stars of San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet to present this holiday classic: The Nutcracker! The tradition starts Thanksgiving weekend at Popejoy Hall. Performances: November 25, 2023 at 7 p.m., November 26, 2023 at 2 p.m., December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and December 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Recurring

The Nutcracker at Popejoy Hall

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Ballet Company will be joined by the New Mexico Philharmonic and current stars of San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet to present this holiday classic: The Nutcracker! The tradition starts Thanksgiving weekend at Popejoy Hall. Performances: November 25, 2023 at 7 p.m., November 26, 2023 at 2 p.m., December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and December 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Recurring

The Nutcracker at Popejoy Hall

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Ballet Company will be joined by the New Mexico Philharmonic and current stars of San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet to present this holiday classic: The Nutcracker! The tradition starts Thanksgiving weekend at Popejoy Hall. Performances: November 25, 2023 at 7 p.m., November 26, 2023 at 2 p.m., December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and December 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Recurring

The Nutcracker at Popejoy Hall

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Ballet Company will be joined by the New Mexico Philharmonic and current stars of San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet to present this holiday classic: The Nutcracker! The tradition starts Thanksgiving weekend at Popejoy Hall. Performances: November 25, 2023 at 7 p.m., November 26, 2023 at 2 p.m., December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and December 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Recurring

The Nutcracker at Popejoy Hall

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Ballet Company will be joined by the New Mexico Philharmonic and current stars of San Francisco Ballet and New York City Ballet to present this holiday classic: The Nutcracker! The tradition starts Thanksgiving weekend at Popejoy Hall. Performances: November 25, 2023 at 7 p.m., November 26, 2023 at 2 p.m., December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and December 3, 2023 at 2 p.m.

Messiah / December 8, 2023

First United Methodist Church 314 Lead Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Celebrate the holiday season with the world’s most beloved sacred symphonic work: Handel’s Messiah. An intimate performance by the New Mexico Philharmonic—conducted by Bradley Ellingboe, with the extraordinary Coro Lux. Experience a transcendent tour de force—Handel’s masterwork the way it was meant to be!

Messiah / December 9, 2023

First United Methodist Church 314 Lead Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

Celebrate the holiday season with the world’s most beloved sacred symphonic work: Handel’s Messiah. An intimate performance by the New Mexico Philharmonic—conducted by Bradley Ellingboe, with the extraordinary Coro Lux. Experience a transcendent tour de force—Handel’s masterwork the way it was meant to be!

Messiah / December 10, 2023

V. Sue Cleveland High School 4800 Cleveland Heights Rd NE, Rio Rancho, NM, United States

Celebrate the holiday season with the world’s most beloved sacred symphonic work: Handel’s Messiah. An intimate performance by the New Mexico Philharmonic—conducted by Bradley Ellingboe, with the extraordinary Coro Lux. Experience a transcendent tour de force—Handel’s masterwork the way it was meant to be!

Part Bach, Part Pärt / December 15, 2023

South Broadway Cultural Center: The John Lewis Theatre 1025 Broadway Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, United States

Good morning, Albuquerque! This NMPhil Coffee Concert features two favorites from the masterful J.S. Bach and brings the rich string sounds of Arvo Pärt to the stage. Hear these mavens of sacred and art music of the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, respectively. Join us!

Holiday Pops! / December 16, 2023

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The NMPhil brings the joy to Popejoy as Music Director Roberto Minczuk conducts New Mexico’s favorite festive happening! Celebrate with timeless holiday classics—sure to delight all ages! Your NMPhil is joined by the Manzano Day School Chorus, the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, and some very merry special guests! As always, our traditional sing-along will bring smiles and warm up the winter night. The sounds of the season will shine in this sure-to-sell-out concert, so be sure and reserve your seats early!

Capricious Capriccios / January 20, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Lively, brilliant, whimsical. The New Mexico Philharmonic presents an evening of capriccios! NMPhil concertmaster Cármelo de los Santos performs the virtuosic Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso of Saint-Saëns. Also on the program, two Russian composers’ takes on the folk tunes of Spain and Italy: the brightly orchestrated Capriccio espagnol of Rimsky-Korsakov and the Capriccio Italien of Tchaikovsky, inspired by a soul-healing trip the composer took to Rome. Music Director Roberto Minczuk leads the evening, which ends with Puccini's, Capriccio Sinfonica as a 100 year tribute to the composer's death.

Power Concert: The Violin & a Trip to Italy & Spain​ / January 21, 2024

Immanuel Presbyterian Church 114 Carlisle Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

After the success of last year's Power Concerts, we are back for a new season of illuminating, affordable, family-friendly concerts! The NMPhil Power Concert series is geared toward introducing young audience members and their families to classical music, the orchestra, and the instruments that make it all possible. Join us on a musical sojourn to parts of the Mediterranean! Our second Power Concert of the season is rife with drama and flair, featuring music evocative of Italy and Spain and the magic of the violin, with our incomparable concertmaster, Cármelo de los Santos. Presenting the music of Paganini, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Chabrier, and more, this concert is sure to fill you with European wanderlust!

Winter Serenade / January 28, 2024

Cathedral of St. John 318 Silver Ave SW, Albuquerque, United States

This afternoon program is centered on Dvořák’s Serenade for Winds, a work of charming melody and instrumental virtuosity. Dvořák’s work was championed by no less than Johannes Brahms, and this 1878 work will take the NMPhil audience to a serene musical landscape. The second half of the program contrasts Dvořák’s winds with hearty brass.

Mahler’s Resurrection / February 17, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Violin virtuoso Jennifer Frautschi is soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, one of the most loved violin concertos in the repertoire and nicknamed “Turkish.” Then, from gallantry to misfortune—austerity to intricacy—misery to serenity, experience the many ways that massive chunks of sound transform in Gustav Mahler’s exceptional Symphony No. 1. Hear and see your NMPhil play “The Titan” in all of its glory!

Song Plays Beethoven / March 9, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Philharmonic welcomes back renowned star violinist Yoonshin Song for a stunning performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program is a new work for strings by Diné-American composer and Pulitzer Prize winner Raven Chacon. Rounding out the evening is the tortured Brahms Symphony No. 1, a work that took the composer more than 21 years to finalize! Music Director Roberto Minczuk conducts.

Power Concert: Germany & Austria​ / March 10, 2024

Immanuel Presbyterian Church 114 Carlisle Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM, United States

After the success of last year's Power Concerts, we are back for a new season of illuminating, affordable, family-friendly concerts! The NMPhil Power Concert series is geared toward introducing young audience members and their families to classical music, the orchestra, and the instruments that make it all possible. We close out the Power Concert series with a celebration of the symphonic tradition in all its glory! Germany and Austria were the cultural hotspots of the day and the birthplace of Western classical music as we know it, and today, we honor some masters. The orchestra and its power and beauty will be on full display in a veritable cornucopia of works by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, and Johann Strauss.

A Spring Thaw / March 15, 2024

First United Methodist Church 314 Lead Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

What better way to celebrate the hint of spring in the air than with an NMPhil Coffee Concert! Enjoy this almost-spring morning of music with the gentle beauty of Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and Schumann’s First Symphony, a work of bright brass, a driving scherzo, and more. The “Spring” Symphony premiered in 1841 with Felix Mendelssohn conducting and announced Schumann’s spot-on Romantic sensibilities to the world.

Hooray for Hollywood! / March 16, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The silver screen will come alive in an Oscar®-worthy evening of Hollywood's best-loved music with iconic selections from your favorite films on the heels of the Academy Awards. Get dressed to impress and join the NMPhil for all the glitz, glamour, and musical excitement associated with Oscars classic scores. Celebrate 96 years of movie music!

A Glimpse of the Future / March 24, 2024

Volcano Vista High School (Performing Arts Center) 8100 Rainbow Blvd NW, Albuquerque, United States

Each year, the Music Guild of New Mexico holds the Jackie McGehee Young Artists’ Competition for Piano and Strings, giving musicians ages 10 to 21 the opportunity to compete for a chance to perform with your NMPhil! Hear two first-place winners each perform a concerto with the orchestra, led by Music Director Roberto Minczuk. And hear Haydn’s spirited, energetic Symphony No. 88, a 1787 masterpiece.

The Wizard of Oz Ballet / April 6, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Ballet Company joins the NMPhil for a colorful, fully staged production of L. Frank Baum’s cherished story of Dorothy’s journey to the Emerald City! Follow the yellow brick road as she encounters amazing characters—and finds that quick wits, compassion, courage—and just a touch of magic—are inside of us all. Join us for a wondrous night of enchanting music and dance!

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini & The Rite of Spring / April 20, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Tonight, we celebrate the dance! The NMPhil opens the concert with the Scythian Suite of Prokofiev, whose music was written and, notably, rejected for a Diaghilev-commissioned ballet. Next up, we welcome back 2016 Olga Kern International Piano Competition second-prize winner Anna Dmytrenko for an exciting performance of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, a work used in many 20th-century ballets. And then, music from the ballet to end all ballets: The Rite of Spring. Music Director Roberto Minczuk conducts.

Musical Fiestas! Meet the Artist: Anna Dmytrenco

Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM, United States

Music • Dinner • Wine • We are pleased to present award-winning pianist Anna Dmytrenko, winner of the 2016 OKIPC Audience Choice award, in a performance hosted by Dr. Ron Bronitsky at his North Valley arts-and-crafts-inspired home. Enjoy an afternoon of brilliant piano performance, dinner, and wine.

$200

Bollywood Gala / April 27, 2024

The View Event Center 1550 Tramway Blvd NE, Albuquerque, United States

The New Mexico Philharmonic is proud to present the Annual New Mexico Philharmonic Gala on Saturday, April 27, 2024. This event provides businesses and individuals with an opportunity to celebrate, have fun, and support Albuquerque’s most prominent performing arts organization and the education programs that the NMPhil facilitates. The theme of the gala this year will be Bollywood.

$175

Schubert the Great! / April 28, 2024

Volcano Vista High School (Performing Arts Center) 8100 Rainbow Blvd NW, Albuquerque, United States

Named by Schubert himself for its towering nature, the “Great” Symphony was written between 1825 and 1826 and was so great, Robert Schumann called it “sheer musical mastery of the technique of composition.” Experience for yourself the raw power of Schubert’s Ninth.

Early Beethoven / May 3, 2024

South Broadway Cultural Center: The John Lewis Theatre 1025 Broadway Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, United States

The last NMPhil Coffee Concert of 2023/24 is sure to leave you excited for next season! Premiered in 1803 in Vienna and conducted by the composer himself, Beethoven’s second foray into the world of big, public symphonies combines his unique artistry with his humor, stated through various musical jokes in the Scherzo and Finale. This is one of the last works of Beethoven’s early period. The program—led by Na’Zir McFadden—also includes Anthony Ratinov performing Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 to lighten your early spring morning.

GO NOW! The Music of The Moody Blues / May 4, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

Join your NMPhil and experience this timeless music live, performed by GO NOW!, led by Gordy Marshall, 25-year drummer with Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Moody Blues. This is an incredible tribute to the greatest classic rock band of a generation. Gordy presents a super-group of world-class musicians, singers, and songwriters, including Mick Wilson, lead singer with 10cc for more than 25 years, who, between them, perform the Moodies’ legendary and timeless catalogue of songs and hits. These include “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Go Now,” “Legend of a Mind (Timothy Leary’s Dead),” “I Know You’re out There Somewhere,” “Question,” “Isn’t Life Strange,” plus “Forever Autumn” and a show-stealing rendition of “Nights in White Satin.”

Roman Echoes / May 18, 2024

Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive, NE, Albuquerque, United States

As we draw the 2023/24 season to a close, we are delighted to welcome violinist Grace Park to the Popejoy Hall stage in a fiery interpretation of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor. Opening the show is the bombastic Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila followed by more music by Khachaturian, his Spartacus Suite No. 2. Ending the night is Respighi’s colorful and evocative Pines of Rome. Music Director Roberto Minczuk conducts.

Musical Fiestas! Meet the Artist: Grace Park

Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM, United States

Music • Dinner • Wine • We are pleased to present Grace Park , winner of the Naumburg International Violin Competition and one of the leading violinists of her generation. Join hosts Peggy and Steve Schroeder at their lovely home with a resort inspired backyard in Los Poblanos Gardens. Enjoy a spring afternoon of brilliant violin performance, dinner and wine.

$200