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.

9/13

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor for Piano, Op. 27, No. 2, Moonlight
(Alessio Bax, piano)

Cesar Franck: Quintet in F Minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
(Gilbert Kalish, piano; Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Mihai Marica, cello)

9/20

Franz Schubert: Notturno
(Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Efe Baltacigil, cello)

Franz Schubert: Trout Quintet
(Menahem Pressler, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Beth Guterman, viola;
Gary Hoffman, cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass)

9/27

Dimitri Shostakovich: Quartet No. 4 in D Major for Strings, Op. 83
(Jerusalem Quartet: Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, violin; Ori Kam, viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, cello)

Igor Stravinsky: Tango for Four Cellos
(Nicolas Altstaedt, Dorothea Figueroa, Eileen Moon, Fred Sherry, cello)

Sergei Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F Major for Strings, Op. 92
(Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)

10/4

Franz Schubert: Sonatina No. 2 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, D. 385, Op. 137, No. 2.
(Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Gilles Vonsattel, piano)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano in E-Flat Major, Op. 16
(Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; David Finckel, cello; Wu Han, piano)

10/11

Zoltan Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
(Benjamin Beilman, violin; Torleif Thedéen, cello)

Josef Suk: Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1
(Gloria Chien, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Mihai Marica, cello)

10/18

Claude Debussy: Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
Parisii Quartet (Jean-Michel Berrette, Arnaud Vallin, violins; Dominique Lobet, viola; Jean-Philippe Martignoni, cello)

Felix Mendelssohn: Trio No. 2 in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 66
(Jeremy Denk, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello)

10/25

Franz Schubert: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163
Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching, violin; William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largess, viola; Joshua Gindele, cello); Paul Watkins, cello