The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center

Saturdays 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Hosted by Elliott Forrest and David Finckel

Recorded live in New York's Alice Tully Hall, The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center features stellar performances with commentary by Elliott Forrest and CMS cellist and Artistic Director David Finckel. The Chamber Music Society resides at Lincoln Center—the largest performing arts complex in the world—alongside the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, the Lincoln Theater and more. Through its concerts, music education programs, recordings, and broadcasts, the Society draws more people to chamber music than any other organization of its kind.

All Mozart

Dec 14, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Mozart: Violin Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Mozart: String Quintet in C, K. 515

Listen Saturday December 16 at 8 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Francaix: String Trio
Paul Schoenfield: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F, Op. 92

Listen Saturday December 9 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat, Op. 33, No. 2 Joke
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat, Op. 97 Archduke

Listen Saturday December 2 at 7 p.m.

Poulenc And Chausson

Nov 23, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Poulenc: Sonata for 2 Clarinets
Chausson: Concert for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21

Listen Saturday November 25 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Szymanowski: Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano, Op. 28
Penderecki: String Trio (1991)
Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola and 2 Cellos, Op.35

Listen Saturday November 18 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor

Listen Saturday November 11 at 7 p.m.

Finnish Composers

Nov 3, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Crusell: Quartet for Clarinet and Strings in E-flat, Op. 2
Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 Intimate Voices

Listen Saturday November 4 at 7 p.m.

Baroque Concertos

Oct 27, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in D minor, after Corelli's La Folia
Bach: selections from The Musical Offering
Marcello: Trumpet Concerto in C minor
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F, Op. 6, No. 2
Vivaldi: Trumpet Concerto in F

Listen Saturday October 28 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Schubert: String Quintet in C  (Miro Quartet; Paul Watkins, cello)

Listen Saturday October 21 at 7 p.m.

Bach, Schubert, Ravel

Oct 12, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Bach: Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor  (Juho Pohjonen, piano)
Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock)  (Lisette Oropesa, soprano; David Shifrin, clarinet; Gilbert Kalish, piano)
Ravel: String Quartet in F  (Escher Quartet)

Listen Saturday October 14 at 7 p.m.
 

Mahler And Brahms

Oct 5, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

Listen Saturday October 7 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Beethoven: Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D, Op. 25
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

Listen Saturday September 30 at 7 p.m.

Haydn And Mendelssohn

Sep 21, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Haydn: Piano Trio in A  (Ani Kavafian, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Wu Han, piano)
Mendelssohn: Double Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings  (Benjamin Beilman, violin; Wu Han, piano)

Listen Saturday September 23 at 7 p.m.

Schumann And Wolf

Sep 14, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Schumann: Marchenbilder, Op. 113  (Paul Neubauer, viola; Juho Pohjonen, piano)
Wolf: Lieder  (Thomas Hampson, baritone; Jupiter String Quartet)
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47  (Juho Pohjonen, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello)

Listen Saturday September 16 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Danish String Quartet

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F, Op. 135
Nielsen: String Quartet No. 4 in F, Op. 44

Listen Saturday September 9 at 7 p.m.

Debussy & Faure

Aug 31, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Debussy (arr. Bavouzet): Jeux, for 2 Pianos  (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Anne-Marie McDermott, pianos)
Faure: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15  (Yura Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Jakob Koranyi, cello; Juho Pohjonen, piano)

Listen Saturday September 2 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 19  (Escher Quartet)
Berg: Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5  (Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano)
Schoenberg (arr. Webern): Chamber Symphony No. 1  (Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Kristin Lee, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Gilbert Kalish, piano)

Listen Saturday August 26 at 7 p.m.
 

Britten And Dvorak

Aug 17, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Britten: Canticle II, Abraham and Isaac  (Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Anthony Griffey, tenor; Gloria Chien, piano)
Dvorak: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 26  (Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello; Gloria Chien, piano)

Listen Saturday August 19 at 7 p.m.

 

American Music

Aug 10, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Bolcom: Graceful Ghost  (Escher Quartet)
Tsontakis: KnickKnacks  (Ida Kavafian, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola)
Fine: Partita for Wind Quintet  (Ransom Wilson, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; William Purvis, horn)
Pierre Jalbert: Piano Trio  (Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Susie Park, violin; Julie Albers, cello)

Listen Saturday August 11 at 7 p.m.

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Alessio Bax, Wu Qian, Juho Pohjonen and Orion Weiss, pianos

Arensky: Suite No. 2 for 2 Pianos, Op. 23 Silhouettes
Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19, arranged for piano 4-hands
Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme of Paganini for 2 Pianos

Listen Saturday August 5 at 7 p.m.
 

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