30th Anniversary Season 2016—2017  The Placitas Artists Series is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs,  and the National Endowment for the Arts.

January 15th Concert Details

Piano Quintets Willy Sucre, viola      Awadagin Pratt, piano Krzysztof Zimowski and Justin Pollak, violin James Holland, cello Program Information and Notes
Violist Willy Sucre is a member of the New Mexico Philharmonic and is the driving force behind the “Willy Sucre & Friends” concerts. Born in La Paz, Bolivia, Sucre studied at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in La Paz;Colby College Chamber Music Institute in Waterville, Maine; Mannes School of Music in New York; and the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore Maryland. read more Pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely engaging performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. He has played many recitals throughout the U.S. including performances at Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, and Chicago’s Orchestra Hall. read more  Violinist Justin Pollak, a native of Santa Fe, first studied the violin under Catherine Nichols. As a student at the University of New Mexico, he studied with Leonard Felberg and Bernard Zinck, as well as Kimberly Fredenburgh on the viola. read more Cellist James Holland is a native of Pensacola, Florida. He holds degrees in cello performance from the University of Alabama and the Eastman School of Music. For two years, James was a member of the New World Symphony, a Miami-based training orchestra under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. read more Violinist Krzysztof Zimowski is currently the concertmaster of the New Mexico Philharmonic and Opera Southwest Orchestra. For more than a decade, he was the concertmaster and featured soloist of the former New Mexico Symphony Orchestra. read more
January  Concert is Generously Sponsored by Silver Sponsor Mary & Dave Colton Bronze Sponsor Joan Jander
Our 30th Anniversary Season