Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 10PM

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.

4/16

Gustav Mahler:  Piano Quartet in A minor
Wu Han, piano;  Daniel Hope, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  David Finckel, cello

Johannes Brahms:  Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Jon Kimura Parker, piano;  Danish String Quartet

4/23

Sergei Prokofiev:  Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 56
Violinists Ani and Ida Kavafian

Leos Janacek:  String Quartet No. 1 "The Kreutzer Sonata"
Prazak Quartet

Sergei Prokofiev:  Quintet in G minor, Op. 39
Stephen Taylor, oboe;  David Shifrin, clarinet;  Susie Park, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  DaXun Zhang, double bass

4/30

Camille Saint-Saëns:  Cello Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 32
Gary Hoffman, cello;  David Selig, piano

Gabriel Fauré:  Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano;  Nicolas Dautricourt, violin;  Yura Lee, viola;  Colin Carr, cello

5/7

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Bella Hristova and Kristin Lee, violins;  Mark Holloway, viola;  Nicholas Altstaedt, cello; Orion String Quartet

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

5/14

Georg Philippe Telemann:  Concerto in D Major for Trumpet and Two Oboes
David Washburn, trumpet;  Stephen Taylor and James Austin Smith, oboes;  CMS Musicians

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
CMS Musicians

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049
Benjamin Beilman, violin;  Sooyun Kim and Robert Langevin, flutes;  CMS Musicians

Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047
Aaron Boyd, violin;  Sooyun Kim, flute;  Stephen Taylor, oboe;  David Washburn, trumpet;  CMS Musicians

5/21

Ernest Chausson:  Chanson Perpetuelle
Claron McFadden, soprano;  Gilbert Kalish, piano;  The Pacifica Quartet

Franz Schubert:  String Quartet in D minor, D. 810, Op. Posth. "Death and the Maiden"
Belcea Quartet

5/28

Luigi Boccherini:  Quintet in C Major, G. 324 "La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid"
The Miro Quartet;  David Finckel, cello

Johannes Brahms:  Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
David Shifrin, clarinet;  Alexander Sitkovetsky and Erin Keefe, violins;  Mark Holloway, viola;  Timothy Eddy, cello

6/4

Alban Berg:  Sonata for Piano, Op. 1
Alessio Bax, piano

Franz Schubert:  Trio No. 1 in B-flat Major, D. 898, Op. 99
Wu Han, piano;  Phillip Setzer, violin;  David Finckel, cello

6/11

Gyorgi Ligeti:  Horn Trio "Hommage à Brahms"
Jeremy Denk, piano;  Erin Keefe, violin;  Jennifer Montone, horn

Johannes Brahms:  Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78
Benjamin Beilman, violin;  Gilbert Kalish, piano

6/18

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute;  Daniel Phillips, violin;  John Gibbons, harpsichord;  Ani Kavafian, violin;  Mark Holloway, viola;  David Finckel, cello;  Edgar Meyer, double bass

Henry Purcell:  "Love arms himself in Celia's eyes"
Henry Purcell:  "Since one poor view has drawn my heart"
Henry Purcell:  "Oh! fair Cedaria, hide those eyes"
Dominique Labelle, soprano;  Timothy Eddy, cello;  Kenneth Cooper, harpsichord

Johann Sebastian Bach:  "Non sa che sia dolore,"  BWV 209
Dominique Labelle, soprano;  Tara Helen O'Connor, flute
Musicians of the CMS

6/25

Nicolo Paganini:  Terzetto concertante in D Major
Benjamin Beilman, viola;  Jason Vieaux, guitar;  Dane Johansen, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Serenade in D Major, Op. 25
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute;  Ida Kavafian, violin;  Daniel Phillips, viola