When: June 1 and 2, 10am to 4pm
Location: El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Santa Fe Chmaber Music Festival Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Season
The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival begins its 40th Anniversary Sunday, July 15, at the historic St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art, with the world premiere of the Festival’s 2012 commission by Scottish native and Associate Composer of The Halle Orchestra, Helen Grime. The new work, a trio for clarinet, viola and piano, will be performed by clarinetist Todd Levy, violist Teng Li, and pianist Haochen Zhang in his Festival debut. Also among the musical offerings during the Festival’s first week are a solo recital by pianist Jon Kimura Parker, a performance of Schubert’s “Trout” quintet featuring violinist William Preucil, violist Aloysia Friedmann (in her Festival debut), cellist Gary Hoffman, bass player Marji Danilow, and Mr. Parker, as well as an all-Bach concert featuring bass baritone Luca Pisaroni in his Festival debut.