Music from Angel Fire Summer Music Festival 

Music from Angel Fire will celebrates its 34th Summer Festival from August 18 through September 3. Numerous festival events will take place in the beautiful New Mexico mountain communities of Angel Fire, Taos, Raton and Las Vegas. The full program will be available shortly on our website, so please check back! 



2016 Festival Highlights

The opening week included concerts in Angel Fire and Las Vegas, and a performance at the Taos Center for the Arts. The season kicked off with the return of festival-favorite ensemble Time for Three, the genre defying string trio that included Nikki Chooi, a 2010 and 2011 Music from Angel Fire Young Artist alumni.  Also featured during opening week was the world premiere of Iberian Songs by Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank and performed by the GRAMMY-nominated soprano Tony Arnold.

 


On August 23rd, Music from Angel Fire presented Viva la Musica!, a benefit event that included an evening of traditional Spanish cuisine and the passion of Flamenco dance and music at Old Martina’s Restaurant and Hall in Taos. 

 

 

 

The popular Musical Conversations, a 3-part series, was hosted by Curtis Institute Chair of Music Studies, Jonathan Coopersmith. Joined by Ida Kavafian he guided the audience through a musical journey of Baroque and Classical concertos. Chamber Music 101, consisting of two free sessions led by Mr. Coopersmith exploring music performed throughout the season.





 





2016 News

 

MFAF Announces
Organizational Change 

Music from Angel Fire announced that the previously disclosed collaboration discussions with Santa Fe Pro Musica have been terminated. Judie Hass, President of Music From Angel Fire, stated “As the discussions moved to the specifics of a possible permanent arrangement for combining functions, it became clear that the goals and aspirations of the two organizations were similar in many respects but different in a number of critical areas. Read more....

MFAF seeks new
Executive Director

Visit our Employment page for the job advertisement.

 

2016
Composer-in Residence
Gabriela Lena Frank, 2016 Composer-in-Residence

Gabriela Lena Frank

 

2016 Summer Festival
Calendar of Events

2016 Festival Calendar

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