Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Concert Features Pianist.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

* Christmas performances by Musica de Camara began nearly 20 years ago

Musica de Camara's Christmas concerts began modestly enough. Nearly 20 years ago, in 1982, a small group of string players and a couple of soloists offered a program of Bach and Mozart at the Santuario de Guadalupe for anyone willing to brave that year's Christmas Eve snowstorm.

Since then, Musica de Camara has gradually expanded to 35 members who perform both Christmas and New Year's eves. According to another tradition that evolved equally gradually, the Christmas Eve concert is dedicated to Mozart.

This year's performance features piano soloist Rieko Aizawa and Mozart's Concerto in D minor. …

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