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Lensic Performing Arts Center

211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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The premier stage in Santa Fe

We go often to the Lensic-- MetHD, High School for the Arts, ProMusica, special events. It is a... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
via mobile
Superb live music venue

We attended the joint performance of Ailyn Pérez and Greg Mathewman, the latter just in from... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
John B
Denver, Colorado
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We are Santa Fe, N.M.'s premier performing arts center located in the historic Lensic Theater in the heart of downtown Santa Fe.Our MissionThe nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center enriches lives by bringing diverse art and people together in the historic Lensic Theater, a cornerstone of downtown Santa Fe since 1931. The Lensic presents and supports local and national artists and serves as a center for education, community and youth events through its accessible and affordable programming.
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211 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501-2128
+1 505-988-7050
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We go often to the Lensic-- MetHD, High School for the Arts, ProMusica, special events. It is a very special place in Santa Fe. It was renovated by the Zeckendorfs about 15 years ago and it has very good sound and a large stage with...More

2  Thank travelingrudy
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We attended the joint performance of Ailyn Pérez and Greg Mathewman, the latter just in from London. Ms. Pérez beautifully filled the house with her voice, loud and soft, and even with humming somehow projected to the audience. Her wizard of an accompanist was her...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stopped in to experience David Crosby and we're treated to a First class venue. Stunning local architecture outstanding acoustics seating around 700 was tantamount to a personal concert. FANTASTIC!

1  Thank Ron P
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I was recently here to see the opera Les Pecheurs de Perles transmitted live from the Met in NYC. It was my first time to the Lensic and I thought it was a really cool experience. All of the staff were very friendly. The theater...More

1  Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We enjoyed the wonderful holiday performance of the Symphony and the Youth symphony in the gorgeous historic Arts Center just a few blocks off the Plaza.

1  Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This jewel of a theater hold a great variety of different events appealing to a very broad scope of interests. There is usually something going on there. Look at their lineup to see what appeals to your tastes. The Aspen Ballet's Nutcracker there in December...More

2  Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Had an opportunity to attend a concert of "Cumbia" Latin Jazz music. Was in ABQ with a group tour for the Balloon Festival with a free evening. We were staying at the Hilton, which only a half a block away. This historic theater seats 800,...More

1  Thank Gadabout2015
Reviewed 13 October 2015

My daughter, her friend & myself watched a concert on my last night of my visit. East Meets West ( Jazz & Indian music) The Art center was very nice inside & well worth the visit. This was my first trip o New Mexico from...More

1  Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We saw a live show here and found the place friendly and inviting. The volunteer ushers were very helpful; the will-call line quick and friendly. The place has a lot of historic decorating aspects that make it interesting to look at. Get there a few...More

Thank Kegan36604
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We were in Santa Fe right at the end of their Chamber Music Festival. We ordered tickets for the last night of the festival before we arrived. It was suppose to be an Evening of Chopin. Apparently at the last minute one of lead violinists...More

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24 June 2017|
Response from Cynthia102323 | Reviewed this property |
The Lensic has an Event Calendar on their website.
24 June 2017|
Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
August 3rd - National Theatre Live in HD - Salome August 5th - Chris Botti August 9th & 10th - Stars of American Ballet
4 March 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
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