Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 8PM

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.

8/16

Ludwig van Beethoven: Serenade in D Major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25 (Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Daniel Phillips, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, "Ghost" (Gilbert Kalish, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Jakob Koranyi, cello)

8/23

Leonard Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; David Shifrin, clarinet)

Johannes Brahms: Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 (David Shifrin, clarinet: Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, Wu Jie, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Andrew Janss, cello)

8/30

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio in C Minor for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 3 (Sean Lee, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello)

Franz Schubert: Im Frühling for Voice and Piano, D. 882 (John Bellemer, tenor; Wu Han, piano)

Franz Schubert: Quartet in E-Flat Major for Strings, D. 87, Op. 125, No. 1 (Jupiter String Quartet: Nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello)

9/6

Anton Bruckner: Adagio from Quintet in F Major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello
(Joseph Silverstein, Lily Francis, violin; Paul Neubauer, Teng Li, viola; Fred Sherry, cello)

Antonin Dvorák: Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano in E-Flat Major, Op. 87
(Wu Han, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; David Finckel, cello)

9/13

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor for Piano, Op. 27, No. 2, Moonlight
(Alessio Bax, piano)

Cesar Franck: Quintet in F Minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
(Gilbert Kalish, piano; Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Mihai Marica, cello)

9/20

Franz Schubert: Notturno
(Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Efe Baltacigil, cello)

Franz Schubert: Trout Quintet
(Menahem Pressler, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Beth Guterman, viola;
Gary Hoffman, cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass)

9/27

Dimitri Shostakovich: Quartet No. 4 in D Major for Strings, Op. 83
(Jerusalem Quartet: Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, violin; Ori Kam, viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, cello)

Igor Stravinsky: Tango for Four Cellos
(Nicolas Altstaedt, Dorothea Figueroa, Eileen Moon, Fred Sherry, cello)

Sergei Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F Major for Strings, Op. 92
(Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)