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.


Franz Joseph Haydn:  String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 71 No. 3
Miro Quartet

Reynaldo Hahn:  Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor for Piano
Wu Qian, piano; Chad Hoopes and Kristin Lee, violins; Paul Neubauer, viola; Dmitri Atapine, cello


Erich Wolfgang Korngold:   Four Pieces for Violin and Piano Op. 11
Danbi Um, violin; Orion Weiss, piano

Erich Wolfgang Korngold:  Suite, Op. 23
Wu Qian, piano; Danbi Um and Sean Lee, violins; Mihai Marica, cello


Mario Davidovsky:  Piano Septet
Gilbert Kalish, piano; Yoon Kwon, violin; David Kim, viola; Fred Sherry,cello; DaXun Zhang, double bass; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; David Shifrin, clarinet

Alan Louis Smith:  Vignettes: Ellis Island
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano


Gyorgy Ligeti: Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Romie de Guise Langlois, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Bela Bartok: String Quartet No. 3
Orion Quartet

Ernst von Dohnanyi: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 10
Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

Bela Bartok:  Romanian Folk Dances  
Violinist Daniel Hope leads an ensemble of CMS artists


Maurice Ravel:  Le tombeau de Couperin for Wind Quintet
Sooyun Kim, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; Eric Reed, horn

Franz Schubert: String Quartet in A minor "Rosamunde"
Escher String Quartet


Camille Saint-Saens: Cello Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 32
Gary Hoffman, cello; David Selig, piano

Gabriel Faure:   Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Colin Carr, cello


Patrick Castillo:  Incident for Violin and Piano
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Wu Qian, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; David Shifrin, clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn