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.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Mendelssohn: Nocturne and Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream, for piano 4-hands
Rachmaninoff: Lord, Now Lettest Thou Thy Servant Depart in Peace, from Vespers, arranged for cello ensemble
Saariaho: Die Aussicht, for soprano, flute, guitar, violin and cello
Schoenberg: Transfigured Night, for string sextet

Listen Saturday February 3 at 7 p.m.

Beethoven's Septet

Jan 26, 2018

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

R. Strauss: Serenade for Winds in E-flat, Op. 7
Beethoven: Septet in E-flat, Op. 20

Listen Saturday January 27 at 7 p.m.

Vivaldi, Bach, Verdi

Jan 19, 2018

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto in D, RV 93  (Avi Avital, mandolin)
Vivaldi: Aria from Sovvente il sole
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047
Verdi: String Quartet in E minor  (Orion Quartet)

Listen Saturday January 20 at 7 p.m.

 

Stravinsky And Franck

Jan 11, 2018

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Stravinsky: Ragtime
Franck: String Quartet in D  (St. Lawrence Quartet)

Listen Saturday January 13 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Respighi: Violin Sonata in B minor  (Paul Huang, violin; Alessio Bax, piano)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2  (Escher Quartet)

Listen Saturday January 6 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Milhaud: La cheminee du roi Rene, Op. 205
Ligeti: Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat, K. 452

Listen Saturday December 30 at 7 p.m.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Frank Bridge: Novelletten for String Quartet
Ligeti: Cello Sonata
Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 1

Listen Saturday December 23 at 7 p.m.

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.

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