Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 7PM

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.

12/8

Ned Rorem:  Dances for Cello and Piano
Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Michael Brown, piano

Edward Elgar:  Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84
Orion Weiss, piano; Cho-Liang Lin and Alexander Sitkovetsky, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Keith Robinson, cello

12/15

Antonin Dvorak:  Selections from Echo of Songs
Daniel Hope and Erin Keefe, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

George Enescu:  Octet in C Major, Op. 7
Bella Hristova, Susie Park, Jessica Lee and Kristin Lee, violins; Mark Holloway and Yura Lee, violas; Nicholas Canellakis and Timothy Eddy, cellos

12/22

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

Robert Schumann: Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44
Orion Weiss, piano; Sean Lee and Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; Dmitri Atapine, cello

12/29

Alexander Borodin:  String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Danbi Um and Sean Lee, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

Anton Arensky:  String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35
Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz and David
Finckel, cellos

1/5

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Orion String Quartet

Johannes Brahms: String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111
Calidore String Quartet

1/12

Escher String Quartet with pianist Wu Han

Alexander Scriabin: Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16
Sergey Taneyev: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 30

1/19

Jean Sibelius: Suite for String Trio in A Major
Rune Tonsgaard Sorensen, violin; Asbjorn Norgaard, viola; JakobKoranyi, cello

Cesar Franck:  Piano Quintet in F minor
Alessio Bax, piano; Ani Kavafian and Kristin Lee, violins; Paul Neubauer,viola; David Requiro, cello

1/26

John Harbison: Six American Painters
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Bella Hristova, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Gyorgy Kurtag:   Hommage to Robert Schumann, Op. 15d
Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Mark Holloway, viola; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Robert Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3, Op. 110
Juho Pohjonen, piano; Bella Hristova, violin; Andreas Brantelid, cello