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.


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


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


Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Soovin Kim, violin; Areta Zhulla, violin; Bella Hristova, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Paul Neubauer, viola; Dmitri Atapine, cello; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20
Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Elmar Oliveira, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass


Johann Sebastian Bach: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus I-XI
Orion String Quartet and Windscape


Johann Sebastian Bach: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus XII-Chorale Prelude
Orion String Quartet and Windscape

Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto in D Major
David Washburn, trumpet; Stephen Taylor, Elizabeth Koch, oboe; Julie Albers, cello; Anthony Newman, harpsichord


Leos Janácek: Mladi
Ransom Wilson, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Jose Franch-Ballester, bass clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Antonin Dvorak: Trio in E minor, Op. 90 "Dumky"
Menahem Pressler, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; David Finckel, cello


Thomas Ades: Arcadiana
Jupiter String Quartet

Gabriel Faure: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Major
Elmar Oliveira, violin; Inon Barnatan, piano