The Santa Fe Chamber Music Series

Saturday's at 2:00 p.m.
Kerry Frumkin & Marc Neikrug

Red River Radio is proud to bring back another season of radio concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Each of the 13 one-hour programs will feature performances from this celebrated New Mexican music festival, now in its 40th season. One of the world’s leading performing arts festivals, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival is known for its enduring commitment to tradition, artistic excellence, innovation, and vision. The weekly radio series reflects the Festival’s high standards and varied repertoire by presenting superbly recorded concerts and recitals by some of today’s greatest musical artists. Each program contains two or three works, most of which represent the core chamber music repertoire. The Festival also remains dedicated to lesser known composers and compositions, and to commissioning new works. Veteran broadcast announcer Kerry Frumkin hosts this dynamic radio series along with Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival artistic director, . Many of the performers provide additional commentary about the festival and the music they've played here.

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12:00am

Sun July 28, 2013
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The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Below are concert from last season's Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival series

2:00pm

Sat November 24, 2012
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 40th Anniversary

Airs Saturday, November 24 at 2:00 p.m. Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world's preeminent music festivals, guided by a visionary spirit and dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation.  With legendary cellist Pablo Casals as honorary president, the Festival's 1973 inaugural season hosted 14 artists performing six Sunday concerts in Santa Fe and additional appearances in other New Mexico and Arizona communities.  Today, 40 summers later, under the spirited artistic leadership of composer/pianist Marc Neikrug, the Festival invites scores of distinguished musicians, along with emerging young talent, during its 6-week season.  The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has garnered enthusiastic acclaim not only from music lovers, but also from art aficionados with its 20-year series of collectible posters and program book covers of Georgia O'Keeffe paintings, the tradition continues with other artists, including Dan Namingha, William Lumpkins, Harry Fonsecca, Nils Hogner, Laura Gilpin, William Penhallow Henderson and Emmi Whitehorse.

11:00am

Sat October 6, 2012
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Bela Bartók

Airs Saturday, October 6 at 2:00 p.m.  Join us for a new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, celebrating its 40th season as one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals. Artistic director Marc Neikrug and broadcast host Kerry Frumkin will take you through 13 weeks of world class chamber performances. This week's concert features  Pianists Cecile Licad and Victor Asuncion who join Julie Landsman on horn and cellists Joseph Johnson and Nicholas Canellakis for Schumann’s Andante and variations in b-flat major.  Then Pianists Cecile Licad and Victor Asuncion join Jeffrey Milarsky and David Tolen on percussion for Bartók’s Sonata for two pianos and percussion, sz 110.

2:00pm

Sat September 29, 2012
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Saturday, September 29 at 2:00 p.m.  Join us for a new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, celebrating its 40th season as one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals. Artistic director Marc Neikrug and broadcast host Kerry Frumkin will take you through 13 weeks of world class chamber performances. This week's concert features Shanghai Quartet in Penderecki's String Quartet No. 3, (Leaves from an Unwritten Diary) and then soloists William Preucil and Benny Kim, violins; Michael Tree and Steven Tenenbom, violas; Eric Kim, cello play the Brahms' String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111.

2:00pm

Sat September 22, 2012
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Airs Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 p.m.  Join us for a new season of concerts from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, celebrating its 40th season as one of the world’s leading performing arts festivals. Artistic director Marc Neikrug and broadcast host Kerry Frumkin will take you through 13 weeks of world class chamber performances. This week's concert features Martinu's Serenade No. 1 in A Minor, H. 217 with Daniel Hope, Jennifer Gilbert, Harvey de Souza, violins; Carla Maria Rodrigues, viola; Todd Levy, clarinet; Julie Landsman, horn. Then the Johannes String Quartet plays Schubert's String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810, (Death and the Maiden).

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