Music from Angel Fire 2019

Celebrating artistic director Ida Kavafian’s 35th season!

Angel Fire concerts are in orange • Taos concerts are in blue • Las Vegas concerts are in green •  Raton concerts are in purple

Violin

Saturday, August 3 | 7:00 PM

Robertson & Sons Violin Shop, Albuquerque

Annual Benefit Event

$100.00 per couple, $60 per individual

If you haven’t attended this special evening in Albuquerque in the past, reserve your tickets now.  Hear chamber music in the intimacy of the Robertson’s Recital Hall and mingle afterwards in the warm, evening air of the outdoor courtyard.   This year, Ida Kavafian, Steve Tenenbom, and Pamela Pyle will be performing “Americana” with selections from Bernstein’s West Side Story and more.  Ticket purchase includes the concert and reception with the musicians. Wine, coffee, hors d’oeuvres and dessert will be served. Generously sponsored by Robertson & Sons Violin Shop, Casa Rondena Winery, Slate Street Café Napoli Coffee and Classical 95.5 KHFM.

Friday, August 16 | 7:00 PM

Angel Fire Community Auditorium, Angel Fire
With Composer RICHARD DANIELPOUR

Opening Night – Season and World Premieres

CLARA SCHUMANN: Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: A Shattered Vessel for String Quintet

2019 World Premiere made possible by the Bruce E. Howden American Composers Project

SCHUBERT: Quintet in C Major for Strings, D.956

Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 2:30 PM

Old Martina’s Hall, Taos
With Composer RICHARD DANIELPOUR

Opening Taos Matinee – Repeat Hearings

CLARA SCHUMANN: Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: A Shattered Vessel for String Quintet

2019 Taos World Premiere, made possible by the Bruce E. Howden American Composers Project

SCHUBERT: Quintet in C Major for Strings, D.956

Sunday, August 18, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Ilfeld Auditorium, Las Vegas

The American Clara

AMY BEACH: Theme and Variations for Flute and Strings, Op. 80

VICTOR EWALD: Quintet No.1 in B-Flat Minor for Brass, Op. 5

BRAHMS: Quintet No.1 in F Major for Strings, Op. 88

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | 6:00 PM

United Church of Angel Fire, Angel Fire

Spanish Flair

BOCCHERINI: Quintet No. 4 in D Major for Guitar and Strings, G.448 “Fandango”

BRAHMS: Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18

Friday, August 23, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire

Fight for Freedom

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: Remembering Neda for Flute, Cello and Piano (2009)

PIAZZOLLA: Histoire du Tango for Flute and Guitar

ROBERT SCHUMANN: Quintet in E-Flat Major for Piano and Strings, Op. 44

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 2:30 PM

Old Martina’s Hall, Taos

Greatest Hits

ROBERT and CLARA SCHUMANN: Selected Lieder for Soprano and Piano

AARON J. KERNIS: 100 Greatest Dance Hits for Guitar and Strings (1993, commissioned by MFAF)

SCHUBERT: Die Forelle for Soprano and Piano, D.550

SCHUBERT: Quintet in A Major for Piano and Strings

Sunday, August 25, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Shuler Theater, Raton

Legend of Jazz

PAT METHENY: Selection for Solo Guitar

ALEC WILDER: Jazz Suite for Brass Quintet (1997)

MENDELSSOHN: Quintet in B-Flat Major for Strings, Op. 87

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Angel Fire Baptist Church, Angel Fire

Championed by Clara – An All Mendelssohn Program

Salve Regina for Soprano and Strings

Quintet No.1 in A Major for Strings, Op. 18

Quintet No.2 in B-Flat Major for Strings, Op. 87

Friday, August 30, 2019 | 6:00 PM

United Church of Angel Fire, Angel Fire

Prayer for a Departed One

CORIGLIANO: Voyage for Flute and Strings (1983)           

RICHARD DANIELPOUR: Kaddish for String Sextet (2008)       

MENDELSSOHN: Octet in E-Flat Major for Strings, Op. 20

Saturday, August 31, 2019 | 2:30 PM

Old Martina’s Hall, Taos

Elegy for Beethoven

SCHUBERT: Auf dem Strom for Soprano, French Horn and Piano, D. 943

CLARA SCHUMANN: Trio in G Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 17

BRAHMS: Quintet No. 2 in G Major for Strings, Op. 111

Sunday, September 1, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire

Annual Salon Concert

Juxtaposing serious music with entertaining skits.

Program to be announced from the stage.