Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Enjoy great chamber works recorded live at the Chamber Music Festival.

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival is known for its enduring commitment to tradition, artistic excellence, innovation, and vision. This radio series draws performances from the most recent summer festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Each broadcast hour contains two-to-three works representing the Festival’s commitment to core repertoire, as well as underperformed and newly-composed works. Performers provide commentary about the festival, their experience in Santa Fe, and the music.

Bartók and Shostakovich

August 21, 2018

Pianist Inon Barnatan joins forces with the Dover Quartet to deliver the Shostakovich Quintet for Piano and Strings, and the Johannes Quartet performs the String Quartet No. 3 by Bartók.  

Massenet, Rachmaninoff, Neikrug, and Glazunov

August 28, 2018

This Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival program features Alexander Glazunov’s String Quintet in A Major, a beautiful piece from the late 19th century. Jennifer Johnson Cano sings works by Massenet and Rachmaninoff. And pianist Kirill Gerstein premieres Marc Neikrug’s Bach-influenced new work called Prisms.

Beethoven and Bruch

September 4, 2018

This Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival broadcast pairs works by a young genius looking towards the future and an accomplished composer revisiting his past: the Piano Trio, Opus 1 No. 3 by Beethoven and the String Octet by Max Bruch.  

Mozart and Bartók

September 11, 2018

The Johannes Quartet plays Mozart’s Second Prussian String Quartet, and the exciting piano duo, Anderson and Roe, participates in Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion.  

Telemann, Kohn, and Tchaikovsky

September 18, 2018

The Dover Quartet gives a magnificent performance of the String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11 by Tchaikovsky. This musical hour from Santa Fe also includes a performance by countertenor David Daniels, and the Telemann Concerto in C Major for Four Violins.

Beethoven, Schulhoff, and Vivaldi

September 25, 2018

Countertenor David Daniels is the featured soloist in Vivaldi’s emotional Stabat Mater. Host Kerry Frumkin also presents Erwin Schulhoff’s Five Pieces for String Quartet, from the 1920’s, and the “Kakadu Variations,” a late piano trio by Beethoven.