Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 7PM

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.

4/13

George Gershwin:  An American in Paris for Two Pianos
Juho Pohjonen and Wu Qian, pianos

Antonin Dvorak:  String Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 97 "The American"
Erin Keefe and Kristin Lee, violins; Yura Lee and Richard O'Neill, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello

4/20

Georg Philipp Telemann:  Suite from Gulliver
Arnaud Sussmann and Ida Kavafian, violins

Arcangelo Corelli:  Concerto Grosso in G minor
Lily Francis, Arnaud Sussmann, Julie Albers, Ida Kavafian and Erin Keefe, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

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

Antonio Vivaldi:  Concerto in B minor, RV 580
Ida Kavafian, Erin Keefe, Lily Francis and Arnaud Sussmann, violins; David Kim and Paul Neubauer, violas; Fred Sherry, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

4/27

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 12 No. 3
Paul Huang, violin; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Bela Bartok:  String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7
Danish String Quartet

5/4

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major
Arnaud Sussmann, Erin Keefe and Kristin Lee, violins; Lawrence Dutton, Paul Neubauer and Daniel Phillips, violas; Fred Sherry, Nicholas Canellakis and Laurence Lesser, cellos; Kurt Muroki, contrabass; John Gibbons, harpsichord

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach:  Sinfonia in C Major, Wq. 182 No. 3
Amy Lee and Lily Francis, violins; Mark Holloway, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello; Kurt Muroki, contrabass; Kenneth Cooper, harpsichord

Felix Mendelssohn:  Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Cho-Liang Lin, Erin Keefe, Adam Barnett-Hart and Wu Jie, violins; Paul Neubauer and Pierre Lapointe, violas; David Finckel and Dane Johansen, cellos

5/11

Johannes Brahms:  Selected Hungarian Dances
Wu Han and Michael Brown, piano

Johannes Brahms:  Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Ida Kavafian and Erin Keefe, violins; Yura Lee,viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

5/18

Franz Schubert:  Fantasie in F minor D. 940
Gilbert Kalish and Leon Fleisher, piano

Bela Bartok:  Quartet No. 5 in B-flat Major
Escher String Quartet

5/25

Henri Dutilleux:  Sonatine for Flute and Piano
Ransom Wilson, flute; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major, D. 929
Juho Pohjonen, piano; Sean Lee, violin; David Finckel, cello