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Radio Broadcasts

The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival—among the oldest in the nation and considered among the world’s preeminent festivals–is renowned for its innovative spirit, inspirational performances, and commitment to artistic excellence.

Its radio series is broadcast nationally and distributed by the WFMT Radio Network.

In New Mexico, the series can be heard on Classical 95.5 KHFM.

Since 2005, the 13-week, hour-long radio broadcasts present performances primarily from the Festival’s most recent season, recorded by Grammy-winning engineer, Matthew Snyder.

WFMT’s Kerry Frumkin hosts the series with commentary from Festival artistic director, Marc Neikrug, and remarks from many of the players. Louise Frank is the series producer.



Amazing Performance Highlights from the last 20 years of Broadcasts
The Highlights Program

J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047 (1719) 00:00

Benjamin Beilman, violin; Bart Feller, flute; Liang Wang, oboe; Caleb Hudson, trumpet; L. P. How, violin; Kathleen Brauer, violin; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Joseph Johnson, cello; Leigh Mesh, double bass; Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord

SCHUMANN Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47 (1842)  16:09 – 42:01

Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Clive Greensmith, cello

DE FALLA Psyché  (1924) 42:02 – 49:57

Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Giora Schmidt, violin; Julianne Lee, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Rosalind Simpson, harp

TCHAIKOVSKY Trio in A Minor, op. 50 (1882) 50:00 – 1:33:06

Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello; Jon Kimura Parker, piano

MOZART Serenade in B-flat Major for Winds, K. 361, “Gran Partita” (1781) 1:33:15 – 2:22:08

Alan Gilbert, conductor; Liang Wang, Robert Ingliss, oboe; Todd Levy, Katherine Kohler, clarinet; Michael Rusinek, Marc Dubac, basset horn; Nancy Goeres, Ted Soluri, bassoon; Philip Myers, Leelanee Sterrett, Julie Landsman, Scott Temple, horn; Kristen Bruya, double bass