Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 6PM

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.


Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6
Jerusalem Quartet

Felix Mendelssohn:  Piano Sextet in D Major, Op. 110
Michael Brown, piano;  Chad Hoopes, violin;  Paul Neubauer and Matthew Lipman, violas; Nicholas Canellakis, cello;  Joseph Conyers, bass


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

Sergei Taneyev:  Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 30
Wu Han, piano with the Escher String Quartet


Antonin Dvorak:  Violin Sonatina in G Major, Op. 100
Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Wu Han, piano

Antonin Dvorak:  String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48
Erin Keefe and Ani Kavafian, violins;  Matthew Lipman and Yura Lee, violas; Nicholas Canellakis and David Finckel, cellos


Jean Françaix:  String Trio
Yura Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Jakob Koranyi, cello

Igor Stravinsky:  Suite from Histoire du soldat
Ida Kavafian, violin; Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Jean Françaix:  Quintet No. 1
Sooyun Kim, flute;  Kristin Lee, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  Nicholas Canellakis, cello;  Bridget Kibbey, harp

Igor Stravinsky:  Concerto in E-flat Major "Dumbarton Oaks"
Violinist Todd Phillips leading an ensemble of CMS artists


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Wind Serenade in C minor, K. 388
James Austin Smith and Stephen Taylor, oboes;  David Shifrin and Alexander Fiterstein, clarinets;  Peter Kolkay and Marc Goldberg, bassoons;  Kevin Rivard and Julie Landsman, horns

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478
Wu Qian, piano;  Paul Huang, violin;  Matthew Lipman, viola;  Sophie Shao, cello


Olli Mustonen:  String Nonet No. 2
CMS Musicians

Jean Sibelius:  String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 "Voces intimae"
New Helsinki Quartet