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9:22 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Land of Enchantment lll: Chamber Music Albuquerque

Thurs. 6/16: For 70 years, Chamber Music Albuquerque has been hosting the world's great string quartets at their June Music Festival. In 2010 it was the Shanghai Quartet. You'll hear a bit from that performance. Then we travel north to Santa Fe and Taos, to continue our series of music from the Land of Enchantment.

Music featured in this program:

Shanghai Quartet, from Chamber Music Albuquerque:
Penderecki - String Quartet No. 3
Schubert - Death and the Maiden

Santa Fe Desert Chorale:
Carlos Guastavino - Se Equivoc? la Paloma
Henrique de Curitiba - J? Vem a Primavera
Leo Brouwer - Son Mercedes
Trad, arr. Conrado Monier - Son de la Loma
Lars-Johann Werle - Sitting in a Tree (from Trees)
John Carey Franklin - Uncertainty of the Poet
Michael McGlynn - Dulaman
Lindberg - Shall I compare
Healy Willan - Rise Up My Love

Borromeo Quartet, from the Taos School of Music:
Brahms - Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34: III and IV

To learn more about this program and its artists, visit America's Music Festivals online.

Slideshow photo: Shanghai Quartet (source: Chamber Music Today blogspot)