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.

September 18th Concert Details

String Quartets Willy Sucre, viola Krzysztof Zimowski and Carol Swift-Matton, violin Lisa Donald, 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 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 Violinist Carol Swift-Matton is a native of Toledo, Ohio. She holds degrees in violin performance from the Eastman School of Music and Ohio University. Swift-Matton is currently assistant principal second violin of the New Mexico Philharmonic and held the same position as a member of the former New Mexico Symphony Orchestra. read more Albuquerque native Lisa Donald has played cello in the local area for over 20 years. Her musical studies as a young adult took her all over the Southwest, and to Miami, Florida; and Kansas City, Missouri. read more
September Concert is Generously Sponsored by Silver Sponsor Vulcan Materials
Our 30th Anniversary Season