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2017 Educational Events

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 Musical Conversations I: Italian Baroque
7PM | UNITED CHURCH OF ANGEL FIRE | $35 ($45 after August 6)

 

Enjoy an evening of Musical Conversations in the first of this three-part series. Jonathan Coopersmith will guide the audience through a musical journey of Italy in this Italian Baroque themed concert. This concert contains a 30-minute lecture/demo followed by the performance. This concert will be performed without intermission.

 

VIVALDI Concerto in C for Violin, Two Cellos and Continuo, RV 561
LOCATELLI Sonata in C for Flute and Continuo, Op. 2, No. 1
FARINA Capriccio Stravagante for Strings and Harpsichord
VIVALDI Concerto in C Major for Piccolo, Strings and Continuo, RV 443

MONDAY, AUGUST 21
Chamber Music 101 (Part I): An Overview of the Season
1PM | UNITED CHURCH OF ANGEL FIRE | FREE

 

Are you new to MFAF? Want to brush up on your knowledge of chamber music?  Learn more about the music being performed this season as Jonathan Coopersmith, chair of musical studies at the Curtis Institute of Music, leads the audience in the first of two free sessions.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23Closer Encounters: Meet the Composer
1PM | ANGEL FIRE COMMUNITY CENTER | FREE

 

Get to know the musicians and music being performed in this free open rehearsal. Hear Composer-in-Residence, Kenji Bunch, discuss his newly-written piece. Fun, informal and free!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25Chamber Music 101 (Part II): The Listening Project
1PM | UNITED CHURCH OF ANGEL FIRE | FREE

 

Curtis Institute faculty members Jonathan Coopersmith, chair of musical studies, and Steven Tenenbom, violist and coordinator of chamber music, unlock the mystery of musical expression in the second of two free sessions. Recreate the listening experience of an 18th-century audience.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25Musical Conversations II; French Baroque
7PM | UNITED CHURCH OF ANGEL FIRE | $35 ($45 after August 6)

 

Enjoy an evening of Musical Conversations in the second of this three-part series. Jonathan Coopersmith will guide the audience through a musical journey of France in this French Baroque themed concert. This concert contains a 30-minute lecture/demo followed by the performance. This concert will be performed without intermission.

 

MONDONVILLE Pièce de clavecin en sonate in A Major, Op. 3, No. 6
MARAIS Le Labyrinthe for Cello and Continuo
LECLAIR Sonata in E Minor for Two Violins Op. 3, No. 5
RAMEAU Premier Concert de Clavecin in C Minor for Flute, Violin and Continuo

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 Youth and Family Concert
10AM | TAOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS | FREE

 

Featuring Toby Appel and musicians from the Young Artist program.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30Musical Conversations III; German Baroque
7PM | UNITED CHURCH OF ANGEL FIRE | $35 ($45 after August 6)

 

Enjoy an evening of Musical Conversations in the third of this three-part series. Ida Kavafian will guide the audience through a musical journey of Germany in this German Baroque themed concert. This concert contains a 30-minute lecture/demo followed by the performance. This concert will be performed without intermission.

 

TELEMANN Suite in G Major for Strings and Continuo, “Don Quixote
CPE BACH Quartet in G Major for Flute, Viola, Cello and Keyboard
TELEMANN Quartet No. 5 in E Minor for Flute, Violin, Cello and Continuo, TWV 43:e1
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31
Youth and Family Concert                       
10AM | EAGLE NEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | FREE

Featuring Toby Appel and musicians from the Young Artist program.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Closer Encounters         
1PM | ANGEL FIRE COMMUNITY CENTER | FREE

 

Get to know the musicians and music being performed in this free open rehearsal. Fun, informal and free!

 

 

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