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.


Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Yura Lee, violin; Jakob Koranyi, cello

Louis Vierne:  Piano Quintet, Op. 42
Danish String Quartet with pianist Gilles Vonsattel


Felix Mendelssohn:  String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80
Schumann Quartet

Robert Schumann:  Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
Wu Qian, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Jan Vogler, cello


Benjamin Britten: Canticle II - Abraham and Isaac, Op. 51
Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Anthony Griffey, tenor; Gloria Chien, piano

Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 26
Gloria Chien, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello


Ralph Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
John Moore, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Frank Bridge: String Sextet in E-flat Major
Ani Kavafian and Ida Kavafian, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang and Paul Neubauer, viola; Timothy Eddy and Nicholas Canellakis, cello


Gyorgy Ligeti: Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano "Hommage a Brahms"
Jeremy Denk, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Jennifer Montone, horn

Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Gilbert Kalish, piano


Alexander von Zemlinsky: Clarinet Trio in D minor, Op. 3
David Shifrin, clarinet; Keith Robinson, cello; Wu Qian, piano

Felix Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 58
Paul Watkins, cello; Huw Watkins, piano


Mark O'Connor:  F.C. Jig for Violin and Viola
Chad Hoopes, violin; Matt Lipman, viola

George Tsontaki: Selected KnickKnacks for Violin and Viola
Kristin Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola

Samuel Barber: Souvenirs, Op. 28
Anne-Marie McDermott and Wu Han, piano

George Gershwin (arranged by Henry Levine): Rhapsody in Blue
Alessio Bax and Wu Han, piano