Art and Cultural Goings-On in Taos and Northern New Mexico

June 17 - August 5, 2018

Taos School of Music Chamber Music Festival

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Taos School of Music Chamber Music Festival

For over 50 years Taos School of Music has provided outstanding chamber music performances to Taos residents and visitors alike. Each summer between mid-June and early August, Taos School of Music presents 16 public events at two wonderful venues. Performances are at the Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley and Taos Center for the Arts in downtown Taos. Join us for impeccable chamber music concerts and be transported to another world!

Concerts are $25, Young Artist concerts in Taos are $10. Faculty seminars and Young Artist concerts at the Hotel St. Bernard are free of charge.

2018 SCHEDULE:

June 17, 7:30-9:30pm - Borromeo String Quartet & Robert McDonald at Taos Center for the Arts performing: Mozart: Divertimento, Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8 OR

June 23, 8-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley (free admission)

June 24, 7:30-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Taos Center for the Arts

June 28, 8-9:30pm - Borromeo String Quartet at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley, performing "Faure Foray; travelling to the next level" (free admission)

July 1, 7:30-9:30pm - Borromeo String Quartet & Robert McDonald at Taos Center for the Arts performing:  Bach - Prelude and Fugue, Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6, Faure: Piano Quintet No. 2

July 7, 8-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley (free admission)

July 8, 7:30-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Taos Center for the Arts

July 12, 8-9:30pm - Seminar with the Miro String Quartet (shown above) at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley. Miro Quartet discuss and perform the “Helige Dankgesang” movement from Beethoven’s Op. 132 (free admission)

July 15, 7:30pm - Miro String Quartet at Taos Center for the Arts, performing Haydn:String Quartet in E Flat Major, Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, “American”, Beethoven:String Quartet Op. 132.

July 18, 7:30-9:30pm - Robert McDonald, Piano Recital at Taos Center for the Arts, performing works by Bach, Chopin, and Schumann

July 21, 8-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley (free admission)

July 22, 7:30-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Taos Center for the Arts

July 26, 8-9:30pm - Seminar with the Brentano String Quartet at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley discussing and performing portions of their program of lamentations (free admission)

July 29, 7:30-9:30pm - Brentano String Quartet & Thomas Sauer at Taos Center for the Arts, performing: Purcell: Didos Lament, Haydn: Eli Eli, Shostakovich: Elegy for String Quartet, Gesualdo: Madrigals, Carter: Elegy for String Quartet, Lekeu: Molto Adagio, Franck: Piano Quintet Op. 45

August 4, 8-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Hotel St. Bernard in Taos Ski Valley (free admission)

August 5, 7:30-9:30pm - Young Artist Concert at Taos Center for the Arts

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