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.

11/15

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

11/22

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

11/29

Johann Sebastian Bach: Ricercar in Six Voices from Musical Offering, BWV 1079
Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, violins; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello); Mark Holloway, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fifteen Sinfonias for Violin, Viola, and Cello, BWV 787-801
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Dane Johansen, cello

Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1060R
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Erin Keefe, violin solo; Ani Kavafian, violin; Sean Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Colin Carr, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

12/6

Gioacchino Rossini: Duetto in D major for Cello and Bass
Efe Baltacigil, cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass

Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet
Daedalus Quartet (Kyu-Young Kim, Min-Young Kim, violins; Jessica Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello)

Francis Poulenc: Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Inon Barnatan, piano

Paul Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 24, No. 2
Ransom Wilson, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Milan Turkovic, bassoon; William Purvis, horn

12/13

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in C major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 521
Juho Pohjonen, piano; Wu Han, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in D major for Oboe, Two Horns, and Strings, K. 251
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Julie Landsman, horn; Michelle Baker, horn; Nelson Lee, violin; Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass

12/20

Claude Debussy: Danse sacree et Danse profane for Strings and Harp
Orion Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola, Timothy Eddy, cello) Kurt Muroki, double bass: June Han, harp

Francis Poulenc: Banalities for Voice and Piano
Measha Breuggergosman, soprano; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Maurice Ravel: Quartet in F Major
Parisii Quartet (Arnaud Vallin, Jean-Michel Berrette, violins; Dominique Lobet, viola; Jean-Philippe Martignoni, cello)

12/27

Antonin Dvorák: Terzetto in C major for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74
Kristin Lee, violin; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola

Bela Bartók: Pieces for Voice and Piano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bela Bartók: Divertimento for Strings
Large ensemble of CMS string players, led by violinist Ida Kavafian