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Chamber Music Sedona
In Our 32nd Year of Presenting
Magical Music in the Red Rocks!

Live Chamber Music Performances!

CMS is the premier venue for live chamber music performances by some of the top musicians from around the world.

Want to know what to do in Sedona? Check out our upcoming concerts and music festivals.

Did you know that CMS offers you the best in opera in Northern Arizona? Take a look at our schedule for simulcast performances from New York City with the The Met Live in HD.

Chamber Music Sedona brings national and world talent to the beautiful red rocks of Sedona.

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Chamber Music Sedona's 32nd Season is made possible with support from
The City of Sedona, The Arizona Commission on the Arts with funding from
the State of Arizona and The National Endowment for the Arts,
Northern Arizona Healthcare, Sedona Monthly
and The Yavapai County Community Foundation.

  • Emily Bear Jazz Trio

    Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 7:00 P.M. - Sedona Performing Arts Center

    In his illustrious career, Quincy Jones had seen it all – or so he may have thought before he came across Emily Bear. Only 13 years old, Emily is one of the most astonishing musical talents of our time – composing, orchestrating, and performing in a bewilderingly diverse collection of styles. Some of her huge talent is on display in the appropriately-named album Diversity, her first album for Concord Records/Quest Records, which Jones produced.

    Get your Emily Bear tickets here!

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  • Bizet's CARMEN

    Met: Live in HD Broadcast
    Saturday, November 8*, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Sedona Performing Arts Center
    Approximate run time: 3 hours 38 minutes (On Air: 1:00pm – 4:38pm), 1 intermission.

    Catered meals are not available for this opera. We will have coffee, tea and cookies to snack on.

    Pre-opera talk by Deborah Raymond, Professor of Voice at NAU, beginning at 11:45am in the theater.

    Box office opens at 11:30am.

    The Met: Live in HD is a live simulcast from New York City.

    This is an encore presentation. Original air-date: November 1.

    Get your Carmen tickets here!

    The naïve soldier Don José loses all when he is seduced by the fiery gypsy Carmen who dumps him for the glamorous toreador Escamillo with tragic consequences.

    "The show caught fire, mainly on the strength of Ms. Rachvelishvili's vocal power and compelling stage presence, and Mr. Eyre's sure sense of dramatic pacing took hold. With her smoldering, earthy sexuality she is ideal for the role, managing to seem untamed, almost unhinged at times, yet also coolly calculating." — The New York Times

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  • 2015 Festivals!

    Sedona Winter MusicFest
    January 6 - 11
    January 8 @ 7:00 p.m.
    Jewish Community of Sedona
    and the Verde Valley

    Performing a work by Osvaldo Golijov
    and Klezmer music selections.

    Get your Klezmer! tickets here!
    January 9 @ 7:00 p.m.
    Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa
    Performing works by
    Liszt, Bruch, Ravel, Sarasate
    and others.

    Get your Virtuosi! tickets here!
    The American Experience!
    January 11 @ 2:30 p.m.
    Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa
    Performing works by
    Gershwin, Dvořák and Bloch.

    Get your American Experience! tickets here!
    Sedona JazzFest
    April 16 - 18
    Sedona Bluegrass Festival
    June 3 - 6
    Sedona JazzFest Concert
    April 18 @ Noon
    Sedona Performing Arts Center
    The Tucson Jazz Institute
    The Judy Carmichael Quartet

    Get your JazzFest concert tickets here!
    Sedona Bluegrass Festival Concert
    June 6 @ Noon
    Los Abrigados Resort & Spa
    Darol Anger, Artistic Director
    Mr. Sun
    more artists, to be announced in early 2015
    Get your Bluegrass Festival concert tickets here!
    Special Events
    Zuill Bailey Salon
    November 2 @ 5:30 p.m.
    Private Sedona home
    Zuill Bailey, cello
    Robert Koenig, piano
    Winter MusicFest Salon
    January 7 @ 5:30 p.m.
    Private Sedona home
    Nicholas Canellakis, cello
    Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
    Michael Brown, piano
    Sedona JazzFest Salon
    April 16 @ 5:30 p.m.
    Private Sedona home
    Judy Carmichael
    Bluegrass Festival BBQ
    June 4 @ 5:30 p.m.
    Private Sedona home
    Darol Anger & Mr. Sun

    All events artists and venues subject to change without notice.

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