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.

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

11/1

Benjamin Britten: Quartet No. 1 in D major for Strings, Op. 25
Sergei Prokofiev: Quartet No. 1 in B minor for Strings, Op. 50
Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea, Laura Samuel, violins; Krzysztof Chorzelski, viola; Antoine Lederlin, cello)

11/8

Joseph Jongen: Deux pièces en trio for Flute, Cello, and Harp, Op. 80
Sooyun Kim, flute; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Colin Carr, cello

Albert Roussel: Serenade for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp, Op. 30
Sooyun Kim, flute; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp

11/15

Selected Songs by the Mozart Family
Barbara Bonney, Shannon Mercer, sopranos; Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano; Colin Balzer, tenor; Joshua Hopkins, baritone; Margo Garrett, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Viola Quintet, in G minor, K.516
Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello); Michael Tree, viola

11/22

Sergei Rachmaninov: Prelude Op. 32, No. 5
Alessio Bax, piano

Sergei Rachmaninov: Two Movements for String Quartet
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)

Modest Mussorgsky: Hopak
Alessio Bax, Piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade in C major for Strings, Op. 48
CMS String Ensemble

11/29

Mario Davidovsky: Septet for Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass
Gilbert Kalish, piano; Yoon Kwon, violin; David Kim, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; David Shifrin, clarinet: Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor

Alan Smith: Vignettes - Ellis Island
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano