Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 7PM

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, hosted by Elliott Forrest, features performances by leading chamber music players from around the world. Programs feature enlightening commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and the performers. Through its performance, education, and recording/broadcast activities, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center draws more people to chamber music than any other organization of its kind. CMS presents annual series of concerts and educational events for listeners ranging from connoisseurs to chamber music newcomers of all ages. Performing repertoire from over three centuries, and numerous premieres by living composers, CMS offers programs curated to provide listeners a comprehensive perspective on the art of chamber music. The performing artists of CMS, a multi-generational selection of expert chamber musicians, constitute an evolving repertory company capable of presenting chamber music of every instrumentation, style and historical period.


Alban Berg:  String Quartet, Op. 3
Amphion String Quartet

Johannes Brahms:  String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111
Philip Setzer and Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin; Richard O'Neill and Arnaud Sussmann, viola; Paul Watkins, cello


Moritz Moszkowski:  Suite in G minor, Op. 71
Kyoko Takezawa and Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Wu Qian, piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
Kyoko Takezawa  and Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Paul Neubauer and Matthew Lipman, viola; David Requiro and David Finckel, cello


Olivier Messiaen:  Quartet for the End of Time
Jorg Widmann, clarinet; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano


Franz Schubert: "Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt," D. 877
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Wu Han, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26
Alessio Bax, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Paul Watkins, cello


Camille Saint-Saens: Fantaisie in A Major, Op. 124
Kristin Lee, violin; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Claude Debussy: Six epigraphes antiques
Soyeon Kate Lee and Gilbert Kalish, piano

Leon Boellmann: Sonata in A minor, Op. 40
Gary Hoffman, cello; David Selig, piano


Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
Colin Carr, cello

Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite in A minor, BWV 807
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049
Sean Lee, violin solo; Sooyun Kim and Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Arnaud Sussmann, and Kristin Lee violin; Che-Yen Chen, viola; Keith Robinson, cello; Scott Pingel, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord