Several Great Markets and Music Festivals
INDIAN MARKET WEEK™ – August 12th through August 18th
The rich Hispanic culture of New Mexico will be celebrated at the 62nd Annual Traditional Spanish Market, Saturday and Sunday, July 27th & 28th, 2013 on the Santa Fe Plaza. A popular event for residents and visitors alike, Spanish Market features handmade traditional art from hundreds of local Hispanic artists, as well as on-going live music and dance, art demonstrations, and regional foods throughout each day. Come meet the artists and their families as they share the experience of their living Hispanic heritage as it has existed in New Mexico for more than 400 years!
SANTA FE OPERA – June 28th through August 24th
There are plenty of treats at this prestigious festival, which includes Stephen Lord conducting Joyce DiDonato and Lawrence Brownlee in Rossini’s “Donna del Lago.” Emmanuel Villaume leads Offenbach’s comic “Grand Duchess of Gerolstein,” with Susan Graham in the title role; Lisette Oropesa, Susanna Phillips and Daniel Okulitch star in Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro”; Laurent Pelly directs Verdi’s “Traviata.” The lineup also includes the premiere of Theodore Morrison’s “Oscar,” based on the life of Oscar Wilde and featuring the countertenor David Daniels in the title role.
The Santa Fe Opera, (505) 986-5900
A host of distinguished visiting artists including Jeremy Denk, Daniel Hope, and the Orion and Shanghai String Quartets will perform at this festival nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, where Garrick Ohlsson is artist in residence. A workshop for young composers will culminate in three world premieres presented alongside Marc Neikrug’s String Quartet No. 4.
Santa Fe Music Festival, (888) 221-9836