Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 8PM

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.

2/14

Sergei Rachmaninov: Selections from Six Songs, Op. 38, No. 3
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano; Kevin Murphy, piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Quartet No. 2
Artemis String Quartet

2/21

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Fantasia in D minor for Piano, K. 397
Soyeon Kate Lee, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 132
Danish String Quartet

2/28

Luciano Berio: Duets for Two Violins
Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, Bella Hristova, Melvin Chen, Jessica Lee, Kati Hyun, Miki-Sophia Cloud, Nicholas DiEugenio, Rebecca Anderson, David Southorn, violin

Sergei Prokofiev: Five Poems for Voice and Piano, Op. 27
Dina Kuznetsova, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quintet for Two Violins, Two Violas and Cello in D Major, K. 593
Susise Park, Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin; Teng Li, Beth Guterman, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello

3/7

Claude Debussy: Première rapsodie for Clarinet and Piano
Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

Claude Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Sooyun Kim, flute; Paul Neubauer, viola; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Jean Françaix: Quintet No. 1 for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp
Sooyun Kim, flute; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

Andre Jolivet: Sonatine for Oboe and Bassoon
James Austin Smith, oboe; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon

3/14

Crawford Seeger: String Quartet
Jupiter String Quartet

Alan Louis Smith: Vignettes - Covered Wagon Woman
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Priscilla Lee, cello

3/21

Felix Mendelssohn: Concertpiece No. 1 in F minor, Op. 113
David Shifrin, clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, basset horn; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Lied ohne Worte
Gilbert Kalish, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13
Danish String Quartet

3/28

Georg Philipp Telemann: Gulliver Suite in D Major
Arnaud Sussmann and Ida Kavafian, violins

Georg Philipp Telemann: Trauer-musik eines kunsterfahrenen Canarienvogels
Monica Groop, mezzo-soprano; Ida Kavafian, Lily Francis, violins; David Kim, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double-bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in B minor for Four Violins, Cello, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 3, No. 10, RV 580
Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, Lily Francis, Arnaud Sussmann, violins; David Kim, Paul Neubauer, violas; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

4/4

Alexander Scriabin: Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16
Wu Han, piano

Sergei Taneyev: Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30
Wu Han, piano; Escher String Quartet

4/11

Juan Arriaga: String Quartet No. 3 in E-flat
Miró Quartet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quintet in E-flat, K. 452
Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; William Purvis, horn; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

4/18

Felix Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings
CMS Strings, led by violinist Nicolas Dautricourt

Antonin Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81
Menahem Pressler, piano; Emerson String Quartet

4/25

Leon Kirchner: String Quartet No. 1
Orion String Quartet

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Suite for Piano, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23
Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, violins; Andrés Diaz, cello; Gary Graffman, piano