Look and Listen

Music from Angel Fire performances are lauded for their exceptional quality and accessibility. We have provided a link to some samples so that you can experience a taste of some actual performances.


YouTube ButtonMusic from Angel Fire's YouTube Channel has some video clips to give you a flavor of Festival performances.



From Closer Encounters August 22, 2012 Re: Stucky World Premiere

OPUS ONE: Ida Kavfian,violin; Anne-Marie McDermott,piano; Steven Tenenbom, viola and Peter Wiley, cello rehearse. You will hear a conversation between our 2012 Composer-in-Residence, Steven Stucky and the artists and the audience about Rain Shadow which will have its World Premiere tonight (August 22, 2012) at Music from Angel Fire. This conversation is a part of the Closer Encounters Series presented each year at the Festival. You will also hear a snippet of the second movement Stone Gathering.

From Closer Encounters August 17, 2012  Re: String Quartets

Ida Kavfian, Daniel Phillips, Steven Tenenbom and Peter Wiley talk about String Quartets & Haydn as the master at Closer Encounters, an open rehearsal.

From Closer Encounters August 17, 2012  Re: Arriaga

Ida Kavafian, Daniel Phillips, Steven Tenenbom and Peter Wiley talk about Arriaga's Quartet No. 3 in E-flat Major for Strings at Closer Encounters prior to performing the piece that night. Closer Encounters is an open rehearsal with a question and answer exchange with the audience.

Ida Kavafian Interview with Spencer Beckwith

Ida Kavafian, Artistic Director, talks with Spencer Beckwith, KUNM Performance New Mexico, about the 2012 Season theme and the upcoming Pre-Season event on August 10, 2012 in Albuquerque at Robertson & Sons Violin Shop.


Beethoven: Trio in B-flat Major for Piano and Strings, Op. 97, Archduke

Performed by Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ida Kavafian, violin; Peter Wiley, cello at the Taos Center for the Arts, August 20, 2011


W.F. Bach: Suite in G Minor for Strings and Continuo

Performed by Luosha Fang and Benjamin Beilman (Young Artists), violin; Vicki Powell (Young Artist), viola; Jeonghyoun Christine Lee (Young Artist), cello; Peter Lloyd, double bass; Robert Wolinsky, harpsichord at the Taos Center for the Arts, August 31, 2011


Roberto Sierra, 2011 Composer-in-Residence:
Fuego de angel, Quartet for Piano and Strings, World Premiere

Performed by OPUS ONE: Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Peter Wiley, cello at the Angel Fire Community Center, August 25, 2011


America's Music Festivals Radio Series - Music from Angel Fire Show


Hosted by Marin Alsop, this 2 hour radio program on the Music from Angel Fire Chamber Music Festival was produced by Marty Ronish and includes concert performances interwoven with artist interviews, all recorded live at the Festival.

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