Wednesdays at 9:00 pm
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.
There are no upcoming broadcasts at the moment.
Dean & Weber
July 27, 2022
Season Finale: A US Premiere of a work by Brett Dean (with the composer performing on viola), and a clarinet quintet by Carl Maria von Weber.
Ogonek & Beethoven
July 20, 2022
A world premiere by Elizabeth Ogonek, and a beloved String Quartet by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Rachmaninoff & Brahms
July 6, 2022
A Rachmaninoff piece for solo piano performed by Ran Dank; a Brahms trio performed by the Montrose Trio.
Haydn & Shostakovich
June 29, 2022
The Dover Quartet and pianist Haochen Zhang perform music of Franz Joseph Haydn and Dmitri Shostakovich.
Quartet for the End of Time
June 22, 2022
Jennifer Gilbert, Eric Kim, Carol McGonnell, and Ran Dank take the stage to perform Messiaen’s definitive chamber opus.
Weill, Mozart, Gruber
June 15, 2022
Composer and musician HK Gruber takes center stage in this program: we hear his work, Frankenstein!!, and we also hear him in performance, first in a work by Kurt Weill and then in his own piece.
Chamber Orchestra Paragons by Stravinsky and Takemitsu
June 1, 2022
Alan Gilbert conducts cornerstone chamber orchestra works by Toru Takemitsu and Igor Stravinsky before the program is rounded out with Max Bruch’s Piano Quintet in G Minor.
Schoenberg & Beach
May 25, 2022
Two works written continents apart but completed within a year of each other: Arnold Schoenberg’s Second Chamber Symphony (1908) and Amy Beach‘s Piano Quintet in F-sharp Minor (1907).
Cavallini Duet, Brahms Sextet
May 18, 2022
First, we hear two clarinets in a piece by Ernesto Cavallini, then, we hear three pairs of instruments — violins, violas, and cellos — in a sextet by Johannes Brahms.
Neikrug & Hahn
May 11, 2022
We hear two quintets: a clarinet quintet by contemporary composer Marc Neikrug, and a piano quintet by Reynaldo Hahn.
May 4, 2022
Season Premiere: Franz Schubert‘s resounding Octet in F Major makes for a sublime opening to the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival broadcast season.
Sean Shepherd & Brahms
June 30, 2021
A Sean Shepherd quartet (a world premiere co-commission by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival); a Brahms piano quartet.
Strauss, Ullmann, & Kreisler
June 16, 2021
Three songs by Strauss; an Ullmann string quartet; a Kreisler string quartet.
Debussy & Schubert
June 9, 2021
Music by Debussy for solo piano; two works by Schubert for violin and piano and cello and piano.
Mozart & Arensky
May 19, 2021
A Mozart trio; an Arensky quartet. This week’s Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival broadcast will begin 15-or-more minutes later than its usual 9:00 pm start time because of the extended duration of the preceding Music of the Baroque program.