Albuquerque New Mexico Culture
The Southwest Ballet performs at Popejoy Hall on the University of
New Mexico campus. It offers a fine blend of classical and contemporary
The Albuquerque Civic Light Opera has five productions yearly featuring
musical favorites. Past performances included South Pacific, Fiddler
On The Roof and the Music Man.
Albuquerque Little Theater is Albuquerque's oldest community theater
with a season running from September through June.
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra has over 40 concerts per season. Most
are performed in Popejoy Hall on the University of New Mexico campus.
To the delight of the public, the orchestra performs outdoor concerts
Day on the lawn of the Rio Grande Zoo, and every 4th of July along with
a fireworks display at the Civic Plaza in downtown.
The Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque performs at the Albuquerque Little
Theater near Old Town.
An easy drive to the Santa Fe Opera, this world famous auditorium is
nestled in the Sangre de Cristo foothills. The season runs from July
through August. Operas are performed in English and French.
Summerfest at Civic Plaza take place every Saturday evening in July
and August. Each week features a different ethnic specialty of food,
music, and entertainment.
Other places of interest are The Albuquerque Bio Park which includes
the aquarium and botanical collections, the New Mexico Museum of Natural
History and the Dynamax Theatre, Indian Pueblo Cultural Museum, Explora
Science Center and Children's Museum, National Atomic Museum, and many
other attractions too numerous to mention.