Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Saturdays @ 6PM

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.

5/20

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, cello

5/27

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Keyboard Concerto in D Major, BWV 1054
Pianist Jeremy Denk with an ensemble of CMS artists, led by violinist Sean Lee

Johann Sebastian Bach:   Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049
Violinist Ida Kavafian, with flutists Sooyun Kim and Tara Helen O'Connor and an ensemble of CMS artists

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052
Pianist Jeremy Denk with an ensemble of CMS artists, led by violinist Ani Kavafian

6/3

Franz Schubert:  "Auf dem Strom," D. 943
Nicholas Phan, tenor;  Radovan Vlatkovic, horn;  Gloria Chien, piano

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

6/10

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano;  Ida Kavafian, violin;  Nicholas Altstaedt, cello

Johannes Brahms:  Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25
Gilbert Kalish, piano;  Jessica Lee, violin;  Paul Neubauer, viola;  Nicolas Altstaedt, cello