Join us next summer for more great chamber music when we present our 2022 season from July 17 through August 22.
Four renowned ensembles—the Dover, Escher, FLUX, and Miami string quartets—return to the Festival to perform a wide range of repertoire, while the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio makes their highly anticipated debut playing the full cycle of the groundbreaking Beethoven Piano Trios.
John Storgårds, chief guest conductor of the BBC Philharmonic and principal guest conductor of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra, conducts Knussen’s Requiem: Songs for Sue and Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony in E Major, and he plays violin in Shostakovich’s Piano Trio in E Minor.
Superstar violinist Leila Josefowicz gives a solo recital featuring works by Bach and Matthias Pintscher and joins forces with pianist Kirill Gerstein, cellist Paul Watkins, and clarinetist Ricardo Morales for Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. Mr. Morales also solos in Stravinsky’s Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet.
Kirill Gerstein, Haochen Zhang, Gilles Vonsattel, Benjamin Hochman, and Zoltán Fejérvári appear in solo piano recitals, while mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Julius Drake make their Festival debuts with a piano-vocal recital. Soprano Susanna Phillips also performs in a piano-vocal recital in a highly anticipated return appearance.
Festival-commissioned premieres in 2022 include works by Kaija Saariaho, Shulamit Ran, Detlev Glanert, and the two participants in the annual Young Composers String Quartet Project, and the Festival also presents the New Mexico premiere of a piano quintet by Artistic Director Marc Neikrug, performed by pianist Haochen Zhang and the Dover Quartet.
Pianist Nicolas Namoradze makes his Festival debut on two programs, while returning artists include violinists Martin Beaver, Paul Huang, and Ida Kavafian; violists Che-Yen Chen and Paul Neubauer; cellists Eric Kim and Peter Wiley; flutist Tara Helen O’Connor; oboist Liang Wang; and bassoonist Christopher Millard.
Details plus subscription and ticket information will be available on our website soon, so please stay tuned. We look forward to seeing you in 2022.