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Santa Fe New Mexican | January 22, 2020 | Pro Musica hires new executive director
Mary G. Madigan, the director of Composers Now in New York City and a longtime administrator for music organizations and festivals, has been named executive director of Santa Fe Pro Musica, effective Feb. 17.
Pasatiempo Review | September 27, 2019 | Pro Musica delivers solid season opener
Mark Tiarks reviews Pro Musica’s 2019-20 Season Opening Concert
Beethoven shocked the audience when his revolutionary Symphony No. 3 premiered in 1805: Attendees reportedly yelled insults such as, “I’ll pay more money if this thing will only stop!” Most of the critics were no kinder, far preferring the piece with which it was coupled, a symphony by Anton Eberl. “Shrill and complicated,” a reviewer wrote of the Beethoven at the time. From others: “The endless duration … exhausts even connoisseurs”; “bizarre”; and “long, very long, and contrived, very contrived.”composers.
Pasatiempo | April 26, 2019 | A change is gonna come; Pro Musica’s Thomas O’Connor passes the baton
Marc Shulgold interviews Thomas O’Connor about what’s next
It sounds overly dramatic to say that Santa Fe Pro Musica has reached a critical turning point. Except that it’s true. “It’s a big moment for us,” executive director Elizabeth Harcombe said. “Things will be changing.”