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.

9/10

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Cello Sonata in A Major, Op. 69
Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 96
Violinist Ani Kavafian and pianist Gilbert Kalish

9/17

Igor Stravinsky:  The Soldier's Tale
Violinist Kristin Lee, clarinetist David Shifrin and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott

Bohuslav Martinu:  Duo No. 1 "Three Madrigals"
Violinist Arnaud Sussmann and violist Paul Neubauer

Arnold Schoenfield:  Trio
Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester, violinist Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Gloria Chien

9/24

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285
Flutist Sooyun Kim, violinist Kristin Lee, violist Paul Neubauer and cellist Andreas Brantelid

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 30 No. 3
Violinist Ani Kavafian and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott

Joseph Haydn:  Piano Trio in G Major "Gypsy Trio"
Pianist Wu Han, violinist Gil Shaham and cellist David Finckel

10/1

Luigi Boccherini:  Guitar Quintet No. 4 in D Major, G. 448
Escher String Quartet with guitarist Jason Vieaux

Felix Mendelssohn:  Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Violinists Sean Lee, Danbi Um, Arnaud Sussmann and Paul Huang;  violists Matthew Lipman and Mark Holloway;  cellists David Finckel and Paul Watkins

10/8

Gustav Mahler:  Piano Quartet in A minor
Alessio Bax, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello

Bela Bartok:  Piano Quintet
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ida Kavafian and Ani Kavafian, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello

10/15

Claude Debussy:  Petite Suite
Pianists Alessio Bax and Wu Han

Cesar Franck:  Piano Quintet in F minor
Pianist Wu Qian;  violinists Cho-Liang Lin and Paul Huang;  violist Matthew Lipman;   cellist Sophie Shao

10/22

Joseph Haydn:  Piano Trio in E minor, Hob. XV:12
Pianist Gilbert Kalish, violinist Nicolas Dautricourt and cellist Torleif Thedéen

Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 "Harp"
Orion String Quartet

10/29

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

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Wind Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois, bassoonist Peter Kolkay, hornist Radovan Vlatkovic, violinist Elmar Oliveira, violist Cynthia Phelps, cellist Nicholas Canellakis and bassist Kurt Muroki

11/5

Franz Schubert (arr. Kreisler):  Ballet Music No. 2 from Rosamunde, D. 797
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Yekwon Sunwoo, piano

Franz Schubert:  "Erlkönig," D. 328
Yunpeng Wang, baritone; Inon Barnatan, piano

Alexander Zemlinsky:  String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15
Escher String Quartet

11/12

Georg Philipp Telemann:  Suite in G Major "Don Quixote"
Daniel Phillips and Arnaud Sussmann, violins;  Yura Lee, viola;  Daniel McDonough, cello; David Grossman, bass;  Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

Antonio Vivaldi:  Cello Sonata in A minor, RV 43
Efe Baltacigil, cello solo; Dane Johansen, cello; Paul O'Dette, lute; John Gibbons, harpsichord

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043
Alexander Sitkovetsky and Daniel Hope, violins; CMS ensemble

11/19

Alban Berg:  Sieben frühe Lieder
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Viktor Ullmann:  Liederbuch des Hafis, Op. 30
Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Wu Han, piano

Johannes Brahms:  Liebeslieder Waltzer, Op. 52
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano;  Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano;  John Bellemer, tenor; Kelly Markgraf, baritone;  Gilbert Kalish and Wu Han, piano

11/26

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
CMS Ensemble