Events

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Zoltán Fejérvári Piano Recital

NM Museum of Art

Hungarian pianist Zoltán Fejérvári makes his Festival debut with a solo recital of works from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries: Humoreske in B-flat Major by Schumann, Three Burlesques by Bartók, and Elf Humoresken (Eleven Humoresques) by contemporary German composer Jörg Widmann.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Beethoven Sonatas 1

Lensic Performing Arts

Over the course of three consecutive evenings, violinist Ida Kavafian and pianist Peter Serkin perform—for the first time in the Festival’s history—all 10 of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Violin & Piano, beginning here with the first three sonatas in the cycle.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Romantic Piano and Winds

NM Museum of Art

Stefan Dohr, horn, is one of the performers in both works on this program: Thuille’s lushly Romantic Sextet and Janáček’s Concertino, which features pianist Shai Wosner. Janáček first conceived of his Concertino as a piano concerto and originally called it “Spring.”

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Beethoven Sonatas 2

Lensic Performing Arts

For the second of three consecutive concerts presenting all 10 of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Violin & Piano, violinist Ida Kavafian and pianist Peter Serkin perform, among other works, the fiery Sonata in A Minor, Op. 23, and the charming “Spring” Sonata, Op. 24.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Dover Quartet

NM Museum of Art

The Dover Quartet performs three works: Beethoven’s “Serioso” Quartet; Britten’s String Quartet No. 1; and Webern’s heartfelt Langsamer Satz (Slow Movement), inspired by a romantic hike Webern took in Lower Austria with his future wife.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Beethoven Sonatas 3

Lensic Performing Arts

Violinist Ida Kavafian and pianist Peter Serkin bring the Festival’s first-ever presentation of all 10 of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Violin & Piano to a close with a program that includes the groundbreaking “Kreutzer” Sonata.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Baroque Concertos

Lensic Performing Arts

Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in C Minor, featuring New York City Ballet Principal Oboe Randall Wolfgang, is followed by the Flute Concerto in A Major by C. P. E. Bach. The program concludes with J. S. Bach’s Keyboard Concerto in D Minor after Marcello, BWV 974, which is Bach’s own transcription of the Marcello Concerto that opens the program.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Brahms Clarinet Quintet

NM Museum of Art

David Shifrin and the Dover Quartet perform Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet, one of the composer’s final works and one that’s often cited as his greatest piece of chamber music. The program also includes Ravel’s elegant Piano Trio and Britten’s charming Two Insect Pieces for Oboe & Piano.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

"Trout" Quintet

Lensic Performing Arts

The Festival season finale includes Halvorsen’s Passacaglia in G Minor for Violin & Viola; Kodály’s folk-tune-infused Duo for Violin & Cello; and members of the Dover Quintet, pianist Zoltán Fejérvári, and bassist Leigh Mesh performing Schubert’s popular “Trout” Quintet.

New Mexico Music Commission Foundation

2019 Platinum Music Awards

Lensic Performing Arts

The Platinum Music Awards celebrate the lifetime achievement of New Mexico’s music heroes and icons. This year's honorees include Jim Bonnell, Bert Dalton, Noberta Fresquez, Robert Mirabal, and Cipriano Vigil. Join us to celebrate local music!

BRANDEN & JAMES, return to Santa Fe for an unforgettable evening at the Lensic. Reminiscent of "The Piano Guys meets Josh Groban," the duo weaves familiar melodies of pop tunes in classical style, with their unique sound. The soulful timbre of James' “dazzling cello” combined with “Branden’s soaring tenor voice

The Santa Fe Institute

Community Lecture with Olivia Judson

Lensic Performing Arts

Throughout its long history, life has been a force of planetary transformation, remaking the air, the rocks, the landscapes, even painting the color of the sky and increasing the variety of Earth’s minerals. But are the histories of life and Earth just one thing after another, or?