Concert Calendar

Special Pre-Season Event

  1. Friday, September 6, 2013, 7:00 pm

Home of Suzanne & Bob Brock

The Taos Chamber Music Group's annual Contributors Thank You Concert features the always entertaining flutist Keith Underwood and friends at the lovely home of Suzanne & Bob Brock overlooking the gorge (at sunset!). Music from France, Australia and Brazil. Reception following the performance.
Free for donations of $100 or more. Click here to donate to TCMG's 21st season.
Keith Underwood, flute   |   Debra Ayers, piano   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute   |   Patrick Neher, bass

Bach Joy!

  1. Saturday, September 28, 2013, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, September 29, 2013, 5:00 pm

Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art

TCMG opens its 21st season with an all-Bach program of the Violin Sonata #2 in A Major, Fantasia in C minor BWV 904 for harpsichord, Flute Sonata #1 in B minor, Gamba Sonata #3 in G minor and the Trio Sonata in C minor from the Musical Offering.
Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord   |   Stephen Redfield, violin   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute

Twilight

  1. Saturday, November 9, 2013, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, November 10, 2013, 5:00 pm

Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art

Music with nocturnal themes features John Harbison's Twilight Music for violin, horn & piano; Chen Yi's Night Thoughts for flute, cello & piano; Arnold Schoenberg's Verklaerte Nacht (piano trio version); Katherine Hoover's Summer Night for flute, horn & piano; and Kenji Bunch's Lullaby for my Favorite Insomniac for violin, cello & piano with photography by Geraint Smith.
Debra Ayers, piano   |   David Felberg, violin   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute   |   Scott Temple, horn   |   Geraint Smith, photographer

Four Birthdays & an Anniversary!

  1. Saturday, December 14, 2013, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, December 15, 2013, 5:00 pm

Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art

TCMG celebrates the Sagittarius birthdays of Beethoven (b. Dec. 16), Berlioz (b. Dec. 11), Joseph Jongen (b. Dec. 14) and Laupheimer (b. Dec. 14), as well as the Harwood's 90th Anniversary in a program of Beethoven's Archduke Trio, Berlioz's Trio from L’enfance du Christ, and Jongen's Flute Sonata, (written in 1923, the year the Harwood was founded.)
Gleb Ivanov, piano   |   LP How, violin   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute

Animal Variations

  1. Saturday, January 11, 2014, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 12, 2014, 5:00 pm

Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art

In this light-hearted program, TCMG combines music, words and illustrations in The Frog Prince Continued... (based on the children’s book) for soprano, tenor, violin and double bass by Patrick Neher. Also included are Franz Schubert’s much-loved Trout Quintet, Camille Saint Saens' s The Swan,and Richard Rodney Bennett’s Six Tunes for the Instruction of Singing Birds.

Betty Allen, soprano   |   Grayson Hirst, tenor   |   Mark Rush, violin   |   Elena Sopoci, viola   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Patrick Neher, bass   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute   |   Debra Ayers, piano

Heaven Sent

  1. Saturday, February 15, 2014, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, February 16, 2014, 5:00 pm

Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art

TCMG takes on a “heavenly” theme in music that transcends and transports, featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio #2 in C minor (with its finale melody from the 100th Psalm chorale), Robert Schumann’s Fantasy Pieces, Katy Abbott’s Making Angels, J.S. Bach’s Trio Sonata in G Major, Ellen Taffe Zwillich’s Divertimento, and Ross Edwards’ Ecstatic Dance.

Espen Lillesl├ątten, violin   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute   |   Keith Lemmons, clarinet   |   Robert Tweten, piano

French Danish

  1. Saturday, March 15, 2014, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, March 16, 2014, 5:00 pm

Arthur Bell Auditorium at the Harwood Museum of Art

TCMG serves up a delectable blend of French and Danish music with Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Trio in D minor, op. 120, Maurice Ravel’s Violin Sonata #1 in A minor (“Posthumous”), Carl Nielsen’s Three Piano Pieces, op. 59 and Friedrich Kuhlau’s Grand Trio, op. 119 for flute, cello and piano.
Robert McDonald, piano   |   LP How, violin   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute

Spring Serenade

  1. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 5:00 pm

Home of Sally Guenther, Des Montes

TCMG’s season concludes with Robert Schumann’s incandescent Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Zoltán Kodály’s spirited Duo for Violin & Cello, op. 7, and two Serenades by the Israeli composer Paul Ben Haim and American Howard Hanson.

Renata Arado, violin   |   Espen Lillesl├ątten, viola   |   Sally Guenther, cello   |   Nancy Laupheimer, flute   |   Debra Ayers, piano