Other Events of Interest 2019

The following events are not formally sponsored by the AGO Albuquerque Chapter, but often involve our members.  They are added here for your information, as we are notified about them.

Saturday January 12 – 12 noon – 8:00pm Midwinter Music Marathon

St. John’s United Methodist Church 2626 Arizona NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico
**POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER**

Sunday January 20 – 3:00pm Chamber Music

St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2626 Arizona St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
The groundbreaking Albuquerque musical collective presents “Sacred and Sublime,” an unforgettable program of new and old chamber works, featuring clarinetist James Shields, and music by Mozart, Golijov, and Pärt

Sunday January 27 – 3:00pm Genevieve Leitner, classical guitarist

g-leitnerBorn in Chimayó, New Mexico, virtuoso classical guitarist Genevieve Leitner has concertized in Chile, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Argentina. This marks her debut performance on the Friends of Cathedral Music series. Cathedral Church of St. John, Albuquerque
$20 General admission: Full-time students with valid ID FREE: For tickets, visit www.fcmabq.org

Sunday February 10 – 3:00pm Organ Concert Alcee Chriss

St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2626 Arizona St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
First-prize and Bach prize winner at the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition, Alcee Chriss III is widely regarded as one of the leading young organists of our time. Join us for an afternoon of majestic music for the king of instruments.  Free entry and childcare for attendees.

Friday February 22 – 5:30pm Peter and The Wolf by Prokofiev

TGIF Series – First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave., Santa Fe, NM
Marina Magazinnik, piano, and Pamela McClain, narrator

Friday February 22 – 7:00pm New York Polyphony

ny-polyphonyNew York Polyphony is a Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble. This stellar vocal quartet has become an Albuquerque favorite, and this performance marks New York Polyphony’s third visit to theCathedral of St. John. Focusing on rare and rediscovered Renaissance and Medieval works, NYP has helped to move early music into the classical mainstream. Cathedral Church of St. John, Albuquerque.
$35 Premium seating (front 4 rows), $25 General admission, Full-time students with valid ID FREE.  Tickets at fcmabq.org.

Sunday March 3 – Santa Fe Symphony Chorus – Choral Masterworks

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, 131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Description: Choral Masterworks – Rutter Magnificat
The Santa Fe Symphony Chorus – Choral Director, Carmen Flórez-Mansi

Tuesday March 5 – Voces8 in Concert

St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2626 Arizona St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA
The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is now established as one of the most versatile and best- loved singing groups in the world. Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, the ensemble performs a repertory from Renaissance polyphony to vocal jazz to contemporary commissions and arrangements. Don’t miss their fifth appearance on “Music at St. John’s”!
*Tickets for Voces8 are $20 ($10 for students), and will go on sale February 1

Friday March 22 – TGIF Series Organ Recital

First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Linda Raney, organ: Bach’s Birthday. Donations accepted

Sunday March 24 – 4:00pm Organ & Harpsichord recital – Douglas Parsons

St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Program: Byrd, Sweelinck, Buxtehude and Bach.