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.


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

Johannes Brahms:  String Quintet in G major, Op. 111
Philip Setzer, violin;  Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin;  Richard O'Neill, viola;  Arnaud Sussmann, viola;  Paul Watkins, cello


Bela Bartok:  String Quartet No. 4
Jerusalem Quartet

Alexander Borodin:  String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Jerusalem Quartet


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


Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3
Benjamin Beilman, violin;  Yura Lee, viola;  David Finckel, cello

Robert Schumann:  Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
Wu Han, piano;  Daniel Hope, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  David Finckel, cello


Modest Moussorgsky:  Songs and Dances of Death
Morris Robinson, bass;  Ken Noda, piano

Anton Arensky:  Quartet No. 2 in A minor
Ian Swenson, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  Ralph Kirshbaum and Julie Albers, cellos


Maurice Ravel:  Menuet antique
Juho Pohjonen, piano

Claude Debussy:  String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
Danish String Quartet

Maurice Ravel:  Violin Sonata
Benjamin Beilman, violin;  Alessio Bax, piano


Franz Schubert:  Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat Major, D. 899, Op. 90
Emanuel Ax, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130, with Grosse Fugue, Op. 133
Belcea Quartet


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  String Quintet in D Major, K. 593
The Orion String Quartet, with Ida Kavafian, viola

Johannes Brahms:  Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101
Sitkovetsky Trio