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. 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.


Heitor Villa-Lobos:  The Jet Whistle
Sooyun Kim, flute; Mihai Marica, cello

Igor Stravinsky:  Five Easy Pieces
Gilbert Kalish and Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Antonin Dvorak:  String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 51
Schumann Quartet


Dmitri Shostakovich:  Impromptu
Paul Neubauer, viola; Wu Han, piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Chad Hoopes, violin; Clive Greensmith, cello


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

George Enescu:  String 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


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

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

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


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

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


Felix Mendelssohn:  Andante and Allegro brilliant, Op. 92
Orion Weiss and Huw Watkins, piano

Felix Mendelssohn:  Concertpiece No. 2 in D minor, Op. 114
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, basset horn; Gilbert Kalish, piano


Ludwig van Beethoven:  Wind Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Wu Qjan, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 "Razumovsky"
Danish String Quartet


Andre Jolivet:  Chant de Linos
Ransom Wilson, flute; Bela Hristova, violin; Ida Kavafian, viola; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Bridget Kibby, harp

Jean Françaix:  Wind Quintet 
Francis Poulenc:  Sextet
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Alessio Bax, piano


Aaron Copland:  New England Countryside from The City
Adam Walker, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; David Jolley, horn

Elliot Carter:  Sonata
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Mihai Marcia, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, harpsichord

Charles Ives:  String Quartet No. 2
Escher String Quartet


Dmitri Shostakovich:  Spanish Songs, Op. 100
Will Liverman, baritone; Wu Qian, piano

Dmitri Shostakovich:  String Quintet in G minor, Op. 57
Schumann Quartet; Gilbert Kalish, piano


Timo Andres:  Piano Quintet
Gloria Chien, piano; Schumann Quartet

Frank Bridge:  Piano Quintet in D minor
Shai Wosner, piano; Danbi Um and Chad Hoopes, violins; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; David Requiro, cello