Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on WUOT

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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world.

December 2017

5  Danish Quartet:  Beethoven & Nielsen
Beethoven: Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 135
Nielsen:  Quartet No. 4 in F major for Strings, Op. 44

12  Schumann:  Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113
Wolf:  "Auf einer Wanderung" from Gedichte von Eduard Mörike for Voice and String Quartet
Wolf:  "Anakreons Grab" from Gedichte von Goethe for Voice and String Quartet
Wolf:  "Der Rattenfanger" from Gedichte von Goethe for Voice and String Quartet
Schumann:  Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47

19  Haydn: Trio in A major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Hob. XV:1
Mendelssohn:  Double Concerto in D minor for Violin, Piano, and Strings

26  Program to be announced
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November 2017

7   American Program

Bolcom: Graceful Ghost from Three Rags for String Quartet (1989)
Tsontakis: KnickKnacks for Violin and Viola (2000)
Fine: Partita for Wind Quintet
Jalbert:  Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello (1998)

14    Britten and Dvorak (on the death of children)
Britten: Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for Countertenor, Tenor, and Piano, Op. 51
Dvorák:   Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 26

21  Uneasy Friendships
Zemlinsky: Quartet No. 3 for Strings, Op. 19 (1924)
Berg:  Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5 (1913)
Schoenberg:  Kammersymphonie, arranged for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 9 (arr. Webern) (1906, arr. 1922-23)

28  Debussy & Faure
Debussy: Jeux for Two Pianos (arr. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet)
Fauré:  Quartet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15

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October 2017

3   Piano Trios of French and Spanish Influence
 Turina:  Trio No. 1 in D major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 35
Ravel:  Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello

 10  Beloved Mozart
 Mozart:  Duo in G major for Violin and Viola, K. 423
 Mozart:  Quintet in A major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, K. 581
 
17  Shostakovich Quartets
Shostakovich:  Quartet No. 8 in C minor for Strings, Op. 110
Shostakovich:  Quartet No. 12 in D-flat major for Strings, Op. 133

24  Joachim's World
 Joachim :  Romanze from Drei Stücke for Violin and Piano, Op. 2
 Brahms: Scherzo, WoO 2, from “F-A-E” Sonata for Violin and Piano
 Joachim:  Sostenuto and Andante Cantabile from Hebrew Melodies (after Byron) for Viola and Piano
 Schumann:  Quintet in E-flat major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 44
 
31  Two Pianos / Four Hands
 Arensky:  Silhouettes, Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 23
 Bartók:  The Miraculous Mandarin for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 19
 Lutoslawski:  Variations on a Theme by Paganini for Two Pianos
    

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September 2017

5     Shostakovich:  Trio No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 8
Brahms:  Quartet in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 25

12    Herrmann:  Psycho: A Narrative for String Ensemble
Caplet:  Conte fantastique for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Ravel:  Gaspard de la nuit for Piano

19    Haydn:  Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 20, No. 3, Hob. III:33
Schumann:  Trio No. 3 in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 110

26      To be announced
 

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August 2017

1       Echoes of Eastern Europe
Dvorák: Selections from Ohlas písní (Echo of Songs) for String Quartet
Enescu:  Octet in C major for Strings, Op. 7

8    Richard Strauss:  Early and Late
Strauss: Quartet in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 13  (1883-84)
Strauss: Sextet for Strings from Capriccio, Op. 85 (1940-41, arr. 1943)

15        Russian Glory
Borodin:  Quartet No. 2 in D major for Strings
Arensky:  Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35
 22     A Celebration of Bach
Bach: Concerto in D major for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1054
Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
Bach:  Concerto in D minor for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1052

29    Schubert & Beethoven
Schubert: “Auf dem Strom” for Tenor, Horn, and Piano, D. 943, Op. 119 (1828)
Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp minor for Strings, Op. 131 (1825-26)  

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July 2017

Contemporary Visions
Xenakis: Rebonds for Percussion
Adams:  Road Movies for Violin and Piano
 Mackey:  Micro-Concerto for Solo Percussion, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

 11   Dvorak & Chausson
 Dvorák: Selected Cigánské melodie [Gypsy Songs] for Voice and Piano, B. 104, Op. 55 (songs 3-7)
 Chausson:  Concerto in D major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21 

18   Child Prodigies
Mozart:  Trio in E major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, K. 542
Korngold:  Quintet in E major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15

 

25    Americana
Barber:  Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28
O'Connor:  FC's Jig for Violin and Viola
Copland:  Appalachian Spring Suite for Ensemble
Foster:  Selections from The Social Orchestra for Ensemble

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June 2017

6   Françaix:  Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello
 Stravinsky:  Suite from Histoire du soldat for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
 Françaix:  Quintet No. 1 for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp
 Stravinsky:  Concerto in E-flat major for Chamber Orchestra, “Dumbarton Oaks”

  13   Mozart - Unlimited Inspiration
 Mozart:  Serenade in C minor for Winds, K. 388
 Mozart:  Quartet in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 478

 20   Finnish Treasures
 Mustonen:  Nonet II for Four Violins, Two Violas, Two Cellos, and Bass

 27   To be announced 

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May 2017

2     American Visions
Music by Gottschalk, Ives, Rzewski, Ellington and Gershwin

9              Beethoven & Brahms                                        
Beethoven:  Octet in E-flat major for Two Oboes, Two Clarinets, Two Bassoons, and Two Horns, Op. 103
Brahms: Trio in E-flat major for Horn, Violin, and Piano, Op. 40

16           Beethoven & Mendelssohn
Beethoven:  Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 6 (1800)
Mendelssohn:  Sextet in D major for Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello, and Bass, Op. 110

23           Russian Masters
Scriabin:  Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16
Taneyev:  Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30

30           Dvorak                                                                  
Dvorák: Sonatina in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. 100
Dvorák:  Sextet in A major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 48