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.


Zoltan Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Torleif Thedeen, cello

Josef Suk: Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1
Gloria Chien, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Mihai Marica, cello


Felix Mendelssohn: Andante and Allegro Brillant, Op. 92
Orion Weiss and Huw Watkins, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Concertpiece No. 2 in D minor, Op.114
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, basset horn; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Quintet No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 87
Paul Huang and Sean Lee, violins; Paul Neubauer and Matthew Lipman, violas; Paul Watkins, cello


Antonin Dvorak: Terzetto in C Major, Op. 74
Kristin Lee, violin; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola

Bela Bartok: Hungarian Folk Songs
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bela Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra
CMS string players, led by violinist Ida Kavafian


Joseph Haydn:  String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50 No. 5 "The Dream"
Orion String Quartet

Ernest Bloch: Piano Quintet No. 1
Michael Brown, piano; Kristin Lee and Danbi Um, violins; Matthew Lipman, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello


Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Yura Lee, violin; Jakob Koranyi, cello

Louis Vierne:  Piano Quintet, Op. 42
Danish String Quartet with pianist Gilles Vonsattel


Felix Mendelssohn:  String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80
Schumann Quartet

Robert Schumann:  Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
Wu Qian, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Jan Vogler, cello


Benjamin Britten: Canticle II - Abraham and Isaac, Op. 51
Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Anthony Griffey, tenor; Gloria Chien, piano

Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 26
Gloria Chien, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello