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.
Franz Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Franz Schubert: Quartet in G Major, D. 887
Escher String Quartet
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Wind Serenade in E-flat Major, K. 375
Stephen Taylor and James Austin Smith, oboes; David Shifrin and Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinets; Bram van Sambeek and Peter Kolkay, bassoons; Radovan Vlatkovic and Trevor Nuckols, horn
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Jeremy Denk, piano; James Austin Smith, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Jennifer Montone, horn
Igor Stravinsky: Ragtime
Ida Kavafian, violin
Cesar Franck: Quartet in D Major
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in D minor for Two Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, RV 535
James Austin Smith and Stephen Taylor, oboes; Chamber Music Society musicians
Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 269 "Spring"
Sean Lee, violin; Chamber Music Society musicians
Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315 "Summer"
Ani Kavafian, violin; Chamber Music Society musicians
Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F Major, RV 293 "Autumn"
Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Chamber Music Society musicians
Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F minor, RV 297 "Winter"
Ian Swensen, violin; Chamber Music Society musicians
Ernst von Dohnányi: Serenade in C Major, Op. 10
Adele Anthony, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello
Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 70 No. 2
Jeffrey Kahane, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; David Finckel, cello
Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite, Op. 56
Anne-Marie McDermott and Wu Han, piano
Eugène Ysaye: Rêve d'enfant, Op. 14
Yura Lee, violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Gabriel Fauré: Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45
Wu Han, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Paul Watkins, cello
Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, Nos. 1 and 3
Jeremy Denk and Wu Han, piano
Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
Jeremy Denk, piano; Ani Kavafian and Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello