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.

7/16

Benjamin Britten:  Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2
Stephen Taylor, oboe;  Kristin Lee, violin;  Beth Guterman, viola;  Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
The Orion String Quartet

7/23

Joseph Haydn:  String Quartet in E-flat Major "The Joke"
The Orion String Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"
Jeremy Denk, piano;  Erin Keefe, violin;  Efe Baltacigil, cello

7/30

Antonin Dvorak:  Miniatures, Op. 75a
Daniel Phillips and Kristin Lee, violins; Mark Holloway, viola

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 22
Borodin String Quartet

8/6

Mark O'Connor:  F.C.'s Jig
Chad Hoopes, violin;  Matthew Lipman, viola

George Tsontakis:  KnickKnacks
Kristin Lee, violin;  Richard O'Neill, viola

Samuel Barber:  Souvenirs, Op. 28
Anne-Marie McDermott and Wu Han, piano

George Gershwin (arr. Henry Levine):  Rhapsody in Blue
Alessio Bax and Wu Han, piano

8/13

Bela Bartók:  Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
Wu Han and Gilbert Kalish, pianos;  Daniel Druckman and Ayano Kataoka, percussion

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
Alessio Bax, piano;  Ani Kavafian, violin;  Jakob Koranyi, cello

8/20

Antonio Vivaldi:  Concerto in G minor for Flute, Oboe, and Bassoon, RV 103
Sooyun Kim, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Duo No. 2 in B-flat Major for Violin and Viola, K. 424
Bella Hristova, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Trio in G Major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9 No. 1
Benjamin Beilman, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  David Finckel, cello

8/27

Andre Jolivet:  Chant de Linos for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp
Ransom Wilson, flute;  Bella Hristova, violin;  Ida Kavafian, viola;  Alisa Weilerstein, cello;  Bridget Kibbey, harp

Jean Françaix:  Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute;  Stephen Taylor, oboe;  David Shifrin, clarinet;  Peter Kolkay, bassoon;  Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Francis Poulenc:  Sextet for Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Alessio Bax, piano;  Tara Helen O'Connor, flute;  Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet;  Bridget Kibbey, harp;  Radovan Vlatkovic, horn