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.
Haydn and Mozart
January 15, 2020
The Dover Quartet opens the program with a performance of Haydn’s String Quartet in F Minor, and an ensemble featuring clarinetist Anthony McGill concludes the program with Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A Major.
Villa-Lobos and Schubert
January 8, 2020
Pianist Soyeon Kate Lee performs Villa-Lobos’ Chôro No. 5, and the Orion String Quartet performs Schubert’s String Quartet in G.
Mozart and Brahms
January 1, 2020
A Mozart work for celesta, flute, oboe, viola, and cello, and a Brahms string sextet.
Beethoven, Schulhoff, and Vivaldi
September 25, 2018
The Miami String Quartet shares works by Erwin Schulhoff in this week’s program. Host Kerry Frumkin also presents the “Kakadu Variations,” a late piano trio by Beethoven.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poulenc, Hahn, and Dvořák
August 14, 2018
The Orion String Quartet performs Dvořák’s String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major. Also this hour, countertenor David Daniels and pianist Finghin Collins collaborate in a set of songs by Reynaldo Hahn.
Couperin, Taylor, and Schumann
August 7, 2018
Haochen Zhang and friends perform Schumann’s masterful Piano Quintet, and pianist Juho Pohjonen plays eighteenth century music by Francois Couperin. Host Kerry Frumkin also presents the FLUX Quartet and their premiere performance of Phil Taylor’s Festival commission.
Weill and Verdi
July 31, 2018
Hear the Orion String Quartet perform the String Quartet in E-Minor by Giuseppe Verdi. Also on this Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival program, Finnish conductor and violinist, John Storgårds, leads an all-star ensemble in the Concerto for Violin & Wind Orchestra by Kurt Weill.
Paganini, Carter, and Schumann
July 24, 2018
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker, violinist Daniel Hope, violist Paul Neubauer, and cellist Clive Greensmith gather to perform Robert Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-flat Major. This Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival broadcast also includes a Piano Quintet by Elliott Carter and a charming guitar sonata by Paganini.
Bridge and Beethoven
July 17, 2018
The Johannes String Quartet performs the String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 by Beethoven. Host Kerry Frumkin also presents mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano and violist Paul Neubauer in Three Songs by Frank Bridge.
Dvořák and Brahms
July 10, 2018
Pianist Inon Barnatan joins violinist Daniel Phillips and cellist Eric Kim to play the Brahms Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major. This concert also includes Dvořák’s charming Terzetto.
Handel, Vivaldi, and Mendelssohn
July 3, 2018
Hear performances by pianist John Kimura Parker, violinist Daniel Hope, oboist Liang Wang, and Festival artist-in-residence, countertenor David Daniels, in this broadcast from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
Dowland, Bartók, and Poulenc
July 27, 2017
Hear a piece by Dowland played on piano, works by Bartók, and a cantata by Poulenc sung by David Kravitz.
Vivaldi, Ran, and Haydn
July 20, 2017
This program features both 18th century works by Vivaldi and Haydn, as well as a work by living composer Shulamit Ran.
A Premiere by Elizabeth Ogonek and a String Sextet by Dvořák
July 13, 2017
This program features a classic work by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák as well as world-premiere by living composer Elizabeth Ogonek.