Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 6PM

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.


Gustav Mahler:  Piano Quartet in A minor
Alessio Bax, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello

Bela Bartok:  Piano Quintet
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ida Kavafian and Ani Kavafian, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello


Claude Debussy:  Petite Suite
Pianists Alessio Bax and Wu Han

Cesar Franck:  Piano Quintet in F minor
Pianist Wu Qian;  violinists Cho-Liang Lin and Paul Huang;  violist Matthew Lipman;   cellist Sophie Shao


Joseph Haydn:  Piano Trio in E minor, Hob. XV:12
Pianist Gilbert Kalish, violinist Nicolas Dautricourt and cellist Torleif Thedéen

Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 "Harp"
Orion String Quartet


Dmitri Shostakovich:  Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Violinists Alexander Sitkovetsky, Soovin Kim, Areta Zhulla and Bella Hristova;  violists Yura Lee and Paul Neubauer;  cellists Dmitri Atapine and Nicholas Canellakis

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Wind Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois, bassoonist Peter Kolkay, hornist Radovan Vlatkovic, violinist Elmar Oliveira, violist Cynthia Phelps, cellist Nicholas Canellakis and bassist Kurt Muroki


Franz Schubert (arr. Kreisler):  Ballet Music No. 2 from Rosamunde, D. 797
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Yekwon Sunwoo, piano

Franz Schubert:  "Erlkönig," D. 328
Yunpeng Wang, baritone; Inon Barnatan, piano

Alexander Zemlinsky:  String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15
Escher String Quartet


Georg Philipp Telemann:  Suite in G Major "Don Quixote"
Daniel Phillips and Arnaud Sussmann, violins;  Yura Lee, viola;  Daniel McDonough, cello; David Grossman, bass;  Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

Antonio Vivaldi:  Cello Sonata in A minor, RV 43
Efe Baltacigil, cello solo; Dane Johansen, cello; Paul O'Dette, lute; John Gibbons, harpsichord

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043
Alexander Sitkovetsky and Daniel Hope, violins; CMS ensemble


Alban Berg:  Sieben frühe Lieder
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Viktor Ullmann:  Liederbuch des Hafis, Op. 30
Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Wu Han, piano

Johannes Brahms:  Liebeslieder Waltzer, Op. 52
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano;  Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano;  John Bellemer, tenor; Kelly Markgraf, baritone;  Gilbert Kalish and Wu Han, piano


Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
CMS Ensemble


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Grande Sestetto Concertante for String Sextet after Sinfonia Concertante, K.364
Erin Keefe and Jorja Fleezanis, violins;  Paul Neubauer and Richard O'Neill, violas;  Li-Wei Qin and Efe Baltacigil, cellos

Benjamin Britten:  Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 65
David Finckel, cello; Wu Han, piano


Gyorgi Ligeti:  Six Bagatelles
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Bela Bartók:  String Quartet No. 3
Orion Quartet

Ernst von Dohnányi:  Serenade in C Major, Op. 10
Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

Bela Bartók:  Romanian Folk Dances
Violinist Daniel Hope leading an ensemble of CMS artists


Maurice Ravel:  Shéhérazade
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Ransom Wilson, flute; Ken Noda, piano

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

Maurice Ravel:  La Valse for Two Pianos
Anne-Marie McDermott and Juho Pohjonen, pianos