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Music from Angel Fire 2010

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Artistic Director Ida KavafianMusic from Angel Fire’s 2010 Season celebrates 27 years of bringing extraordinary chamber music to the magnificent Northern New Mexico communities of Angel Fire, Taos, Raton and Las Vegas. World renowned artists perform an impressive array of works from the great classical, romantic, baroque and contemporary masters.

The "Closer Encounters" Series engages you in an enlightening "behind the scenes" look at the artistic process in an open rehearsal setting.

Young professionals from the famed Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia travel across rural Northern New Mexico presenting inspiring classroom concerts to local students through the Festival's Young Artist/Music in Our Schools program.

The Festival is proud to present a world premiere this Season by renowned composer, Lowell Liebermann. This commission is made possible through the generosity of the Bruce E. Howden, Jr. American Composers Project.

Win a trip for two to Napa Valley! Joining with the Napa Valley Wine Growers Association,Music from Angel Fire's 2010 Raffle prize takes you on a wine tasting tour in Napa Valley. Enjoy a taste of this wine country tour on July 9, when Music from Angel Fire UnCorked partners with the Moreno Valley Arts Council to host the Premier Reception of Angel Fire’s 29th Annual ArtsFest, serving you a selection of these fine wines.

Event Information

"Fiddlefest" August 14, 7:00 PM Pre-Season Fundraising Event; Robertson and Sons Violin Shop, Albuquerque

"A Concert of 19th Centery Salon Music" August 18, 5:30 PM Pre-Season Fundraising Event; El Monte Sagrado, Rio Grande Ballroom, Taos

"CLOSER ENCOUNTERS I" In an Open Rehearsal setting, experience close encounters with artists and music. The Festival's "Closer Encounters" is fun and informal.
Friday, August 20, 2:00 PM; Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire - FREE EVENT
Friday, August 20, 7:00 PM; Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire - $30
Saturday, August 21, 7:00 PM; Taos Center for the Arts, Taos - $30

"MUSICAL CONVERSATIONS I"
Sunday, August 21, 7:00 PM; United Church of Angel Fire, Angel Fire - $35
Tuesday, August 24, 7:00 PM; Shuler Theater, Raton; A special complimentary Community concert

"CLOSER ENCOUNTERS II" In an Open Rehearsal setting, experience close encounters with artists and music. The Festival's "Closer Encounters" is fun and informal.
Wednesday, August 25, 11:00 AM; Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire - FREE EVENT
Wednesday, August 25, 7:00 PM; Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire - $30
Friday, August 27, 7:00 PM; Ilfeld Auditorium, Las Vegas - $20
Saturday, August 28, 7:00 PM; Taos Center for the Arts, Taos - $30

"THE SALON CONCERT" Sunday, August 29, 2:00 PM; Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire - $30 An MFAF cherished tradition . . . an afternoon of fun and great music. Expect the unexpected! Followed by the 2010 Southwestern Art Benefit Auction, Grand Hall, Angel Fire Resort Country Club

2010 BENEFIT AUCTION Sunday, August 29; Following the afternoon concert  - Southwestern Art - $40 The Grand Hall at Angel Fire Resort Country Club

"THE FAMILY YOUTH CONCERT"
Wednesday, September 1, 10:00 AM; Taos Center for the Arts, Taos - FREE EVENT
Wednesday, September 1, 7:00 PM; Taos Center for the Arts, Taos - $30

THE TURNER FAMILY/YOUTH CONCERT Thursday, September 2, 10:00 AM; Eagle Nest Elementary Middle School, Eagle Nest - FREE EVENT Complimentary Lecture, Demonstration and Concert

PM MUSICAL CONVERSATIONS II
Thursday, September 2, 7:00 PM; United Church of Angel Fire, Angel Fire - $35
Saturday, September 4, 7:00 PM; Taos Center for the Arts, Taos - $30
Sunday, September 5, 2:00 PM; Angel Fire Community Center, Angel Fire - $30