Featured Events Spotlight

December 17, 2016
The 11th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will once again be played on the first day of the college football bowl season.
Through December 30, 2016
Experience millions of glowing, sparkling lights and over 150 dazzling light displays, animated sculptures and synchronized music light show at New Mexico’s largest walk-through holiday production. Closed December 24 and 25.
Through December 31, 2016
New Mexico's largest city observes the holiday season with notable style and festivities. Take part in the holiday celebration with coupons, centuries-old traditions and numerous events that offer something for everyone.
Through January 7, 2017
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, 516 ARTS presents DECADE, a group exhibition and series of off-site projects that draw from the diverse local, national and international artists we have worked with since we opened. This exhibition explores a wide variety of themes and practices that 516 ARTS has explored since its inception.
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Event Details

New Mexico Philharmonic Concert: Beethoven-Eroica

We begin with Villa-Lobos's haunting and sensuous Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 and continue with Fischer's beautiful and unexpectedly melodic Symphony with Eight Obbligato Timpani, featuring our Principal Timpanist Douglas Cardwell. While Beethoven's "Eroica" marked the end of the classical era and began the romantic period, his 3rd Symphony did something even more important for us - celebrating the ideals of liberty, equality, and brotherhood. Brilliant Brazilian-born Marcelo Lehninger conducts.