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.

8/22

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Sonata in G minor for Viola da gamba and Piano, BWV 1029
David Muller-Schott, cello;  Angela Hewitt, piano

George Frideric Handel:  Selected arias
Julianne Baird, soprano;  Arnaud Sussmann, violin;  Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord;  Paul O'Dette, lute;  Fred Sherry, cello

Joseph Haydn:  String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20 No. 5
Escher Quartet

8/29

Karol Szymanowski: Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano. Op. 28
Benjamin Beilman, violin;  Gloria Chien, piano

Krzysztof Penderecki: Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello
Bella Hristova, violin;  Mark Holloway, viola;  Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Anton Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35
Adam Barnett-Hart, violin;  Pierre Lapointe, viola;  Dane Johansen, cello;  David Finckel, cello

9/5

Joseph Haydn:  String Quartet in C Major, Op. 33 No. 3 "The Bird"
Jerusalem Quartet

Johannes Brahms:  Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8
Inon Barnatan, piano;  Erin Keefe, violin;  Julie Albers, cello

9/12

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

9/19

Bela Bartok:  String Quartet No. 4
Jerusalem Quartet

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

9/26

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

10/3

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

10/10

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

10/17

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

10/24

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

10/31

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