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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.

MAY 2016

3  MOZART: Duo in G major for Violin and Viola, K. 423
    Ida Kavafian, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola 
TCHAIKOVSKY: Sextet for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 70, “Souvenir de Florence”
    The Emerson String Quartet, together with violist Paul Neubauer and cellist Colin Carr

10  WOLF:  Italian Serenade for String Quartet
    The Orion Quartet 
MENDELSSOHN: Various "Songs Without Words" for solo piano
     Jeremy Denk, piano
PROKOFIEV:  Sonata No. 1, f, for violin and piano, Op. 80
    Elmar Oliveira Violin; Frederick Chiu, Piano

17  BRAHMS:  Intermezzo, Eb, for Piano, Op. 117, No. 1; Rhapsody, Eb, for Piano, Op. 119, No. 4
    Shai Wosner, piano
BRAHMS:  Piano Quartet, g, Op. 25
    Wu Han, Piano; Daniel Hope, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; David Finckel, Cello

 

 24   BACH:  Partita in A minor for Recorder, BWV 1013
    Michala Petri, recorder
BACH:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
    Violinist Daniel Phillips, leading an ensemble of CMS musicians
VIVALDI:   Concerto in C major for Sopranino Recorder, Strings, and Continuo, RV 443
    Michala Petri, recorder; Cho-Liang Lin, Lee, violins; Richard O'Neill, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord 
BACH:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
     Ani Kavafian, Bella Hristova, Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, Mark Holloway, Richard O'Neill, viola; Fred Sherry, Jakob Koranyi, David Finckel, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass; John Gibbons, harpsichord

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APRIL 2016

   SCHUBERT: Fantasy in C major for Violin and Piano, D. 934,
Op. 159
   Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Juho Pohjonen, Piano
MENDELSSOHN: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 80
   The Pacifica Quartet 

12   MOZART: Sonata in C major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 521
    Juho Pohjonen, Wu Han, Piano
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 6
   Pacifica String Quartet 

19  CRUSELL: Quartet in E-flat major for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 2
    Romie de Guise-Langlois, Clarinet; Areta Zhulla, Violin; Mark Holloway, Viola; Timothy Eddy, Cello
SIBELIUS: Quartet in D minor for Strings, Op. 56, “Voces intimae”
   Escher String Quartet 
 
26  HAYDN: Quartet in G major for Strings, Hob. III:81, Op. 77, No. 1
   Belcea Quartet
DVORAK: Quartet in D major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 23 
   Jeremy Denk, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello 

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MARCH 2016

1  Pre-empted for election coverage

8  VIVALDI – with The Four Seasons

15  Great Trios
DOHNÁNYI: Serenade in C major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 10
Adele Anthony, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello
BEETHOVEN: Trio in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 70, No. 2
Jeffrey Kahane, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; David Finckel, cello

22  FAURÉ: Dolly Suite for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 56
Anne-Marie McDermott & Wu Han, Piano
YSAYE: Rêve d'enfant for Violin and Piano, Op. 14
Yura Lee, Violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano
FAURÉ: Quartet No. 2 in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 45
Wu Han, Piano; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Paul Watkins, Cello
 

29  Dvorak's Folk Traditions
DVORAK: Slavonic Dance in C major for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 46, No. 1
Jeremy Denk, Wu Han, piano
DVORAK: Slavonic Dance in Ab major for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 46, No. 3
Jeremy Denk, Wu Han, piano
DVORAK:  Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81 Jeremy Denk, piano; Ani Kavafian, Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello

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FEB. 2016

2     CRUMB: Selections from American Songbooks for Baritone, Piano, and Percussion

9     KODÁLY : Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12
DVORÁK  : Quintet in E-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 97, “The American”

16    SCHUBERT: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
SCHUBERT : Quartet in G major for Strings, D. 887, Op. 161

23   MOZART:  Serenade in E-flat major for Winds, K. 375
BEETHOVEN: Quintet in E-flat major for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano, Op. 16

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JAN. 2016

5    MUSSORGSKI: Pesni i plyaski smerti (Songs and Dances of Death) for Bass and Piano
Morris Robinson, Bass; Ken Noda, Piano
ARENSKY: Quartet No. 2 in A minor
Ian Swenson, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Viola; Ralph Kirshbaum, Julie Albers, Cello

12   RAVEL :  Menuet antique for Piano
  Juho Pohjonen, Piano
DEBUSSY :  Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 10
  Danish String Quartet
RAVEL: Sonata for Violin and Piano
  Benjamin Beilman, Violin; Alessio Bax, Piano

19    SCHUBERT: Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat major for Piano, D. 899, Op. 90
  Emanuel Ax, Piano
BEETHOVEN:  Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 130 - with Grosse Fugue Op. 133
  Belcea Quartet

26   MOZART:  Quintet in D major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 593
  The Orion String Quartet, together with Ida Kavafian on Viola
  
BRAHMS:  Trio in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 101
  Sitkovetsky Trio

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DEC. 2015

1     HAYDN: Quartet in C major for Strings, Op. 33, No. 3 "The Bird" 
BRAHMS: Trio No. 1 in B major for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 8

8     BERG: Quartet for Strings, Op. 3
BRAHMS: Quintet in G major for Two  Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 111

15    BARTOK: Quartet No. 4 for Strings, Sz. 91, BB 93
BORODIN: Quartet No. 2 in D major for Strings

22     MESSIAEN: Quartet for the End of Time, for  Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

29     BEETHOVEN:  Trio, c, for Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 9, No. 3
SCHUMANN:  Quartet, Eb, for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, Op. 47

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NOV. 2015

3    MOZART: Serenade in E-flat Major;               
Serenade in c minor

10 SCHUMANN: Trio No. 2 in F major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 80
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F minor for Strings,   Op. 95, “Serioso”

17     BACH: Sonata in G minor for Viola da gamba and Piano, BWV 1029
HANDEL: "Das zitternde Glänzen der spielenden Wellen" HWV 203
HANDEL: "Singe, Seele, Gott zum Preise"  HWV 206
HANDEL: "Meine Seele hört im Sehen" HWV  207
HAYDN: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op.    20, No. 5

24    SZYMANOWSKI: Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano. Op. 28
ARENSKY: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for  Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35

OCT. 2015

6     MOZART: Andante and Five Variations in G major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 501
MENDELSSOHN: Allegro brilliant for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 92
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring, for Piano, Four Hands

13     BOCCHERINI: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, G.324
J.C. BACH: Quintet in G major for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Continuo,Op. 11, No. 2
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049

20    SIERRA: Songs from the Diaspora
BEACH:  Quintet, F-sharp minor

27  BARTOK: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano

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SEPT. 2015

1   HAYDN:  Quartet, g, for Strings, Op. 20, No. 3
SCHUMANN:  Trio No. 3, g, for Piano, Violin and cello, Op. 110

8   NADAREJSHVILLI: Quartet No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY: Quartet No. 1

15    BEETHOVEN: String Trio, D; Quartet, F

22   RAVEL: Rapsodie espagnole for Two Pianos
BRAHMS: Quartet in C min for Piano, Violin,
Viola & Cello Op. 60

29   TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio, a
STRAVINSKY: Pastorale

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AUGUST 2015

4   Mozart: Serenade in E-flat Major
Mozart: Serenade in C minor

11   Beethoven: Quartet in F minor for Strings,     Op. 95, “Serioso”
Schumann: Trio No. 2 in F major for Piano,     Violin, and Cello, Op. 80

18    Bach: Sonata in G minor for Viola da gamba and Piano, BWV 1029
Handel: "Das zitternde Glänzen der  spielenden Wellen" HWV 203
Handel: "Singe, Seele, Gott zum Preise"  HWV 206
Handel: "Meine Seele hört im Sehen" HWV   207
Haydn: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op.20, No. 5

25  Szymanowski: Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano. Op. 28
Penderecki: Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello
Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin,   Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35
 

JULY 2015

7   -  Piano, Four Hands
MOZART: Andante and Five Variations in G major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 501
  Gilles Vonsattel, Andre-Michel Schub, piano
MENDELSSOHN: Allegro brilliant for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 92
  Anne-Marie McDermott, Wu Han, piano
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring, for Piano, Four Hands
  Gilbert Kalish, Wu Han, piano

14 -  Brandenburgs & More
BOCCHERINI: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, G. 324, “La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid”
   Jupiter Quartet ;  Andreas Brantelid, cello
J.C. BACH: Quintet in G major for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Continuo, Op. 11, No. 2
    Sooyun Kim, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe;  Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello; Gabriel Shuford,  harpsichord
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
    Paul Neubauer, viola; Cynthia Phelps, viola;   Daniel McDonough, Dmitri Atapine, Li-Wei    Qin, cellos; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
    Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin solo; Ransom Wilson, flute; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Joseph Lin, violin; Jorja Fleezanis, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Li-Wei Qin, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

21 - American Spirit
SIERRA: Songs from the Diaspora
   Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano; Kevin Murphy, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet
BEACH: Quintet in F-sharp minor
   Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Escher String Quartet

28 - Hungarian Flair
BARTOK: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz. 111, BB 116
   Daniel Hope, violin; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano
BARTOK: “Hatforintos' nóta” for Voice and Piano
   Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano
DOHNANYI: Quintet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1
   Juho Pohjonen, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, ce

 

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JUNE 2015

2     In the Key of G minor
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
 

9  Courageous Women
Crawford Seeger: String Quartet
Jupiter String Quartet
Smith: Vignettes - Covered Wagon Woman
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Warren Jones, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Priscilla Lee, cello

 

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MAY 2015

5     Art of the Fugue – Part I
Bach: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus I-XI

12   Art of the Fugue – Part II
Bach: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus XII-    Chorale Prelude
Telemann: Concerto in D Major

19   Czech Masters
Janácek: Mladi, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Dvorak: Trio in E minor for Piano, Violin,  and Cello, Op. 90, “Dumky”

26   Distinctive Voices
Ades: Arcadiana
Faure: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Major

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April 7  -  Arriaga: Quartet No. 3 in E-flat major for Strings
Mozart: Quintet in E-flat major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn, K. 452

April 14 -  Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings
Dvorák: Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81

April 21 -  Kirchner: Quartet No. 1 for Strings
Korngold: Suite for Piano, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23

April 28 - Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20

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March 3, 2015
DEBUSSY: Première rapsodie for Clarinet and Piano; Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
FRANCAIX: Quintet No. 1 for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp
POULENC: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
JOLIVET:  Sonatine for Oboe and Bassoon

March 10
CRAWFORD SEEGER: String Quartet
SMITH: Vignettes - Covered Wagon Woman

March 17
An all-MENDELSSOHN program:
Concertpiece No. 1 in F minor for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano, Op. 113
Lied ohne Worte: in G minor, Op. 19b; F-sharp minor, Op. 30; F-sharp minor, Op. 67; and C major, Op. 67
Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13

March 24
TELEMANN: Gulliver Suite in D Major
CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in G minor
TELEMANN: Trauer-musik eines kunsterfahrenen Canarienvogels
VIVALDI: Concerto in B minor for Four Violins Cello, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 3, No. 10,   RV 580

March 31
SCRIABIN: Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16
TANAEYEV: Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30

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February 3, 2015
GALLO: Sonata No. 1 in G major for Two Violins and Continuo
HANDEL: Trio Sonata in G minor for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo, Op. 2, No. 8
GALLO: La Follia in G minor for Two Violins, Viola, and Continuo
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
VIVALDI: Concerto in E-flat major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 253, “La tempesta di mare”
 

February 10, 2015
RACHMANINOFF: From Six Songs, Op. 38, Nos. 3, 4, 5, and 6
TCHAIKOVSKY: Quartet No. 2

February 17, 2015
MOZART: Fantasia in D minor for Piano, K. 397
BEETHOVEN: Quartet in A minor for Strings,   Op. 132

February 24, 2015
BERIO: Duets for Two Violins
PROKOFIEV: Five Poems for Voice and Piano, Op. 27 (1916)
MOZART: Quintet for Two Violins, Two Violas and Cello in D Major, K. 593

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January 6, 2015
BRAHMS: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26
Gilbert Kalish, piano; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Yura Lee, Viola; Keith Robinson, Cello

 
January 13, 2015 (airs at 11 p.m.)
GOLIJOV: Yiddishbuk: Inscriptions for String Quartet
   St. Lawrence String Quartet (Geoff Nuttall, Barry Shiffman, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christpher Costanza, cello)
GOLIJOV: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for Clarinet and String Quartet
  Todd Palmer, clarinet; St. Lawrence String Quartet (Geoff Nuttall, Barry Shiffman, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christpher Costanza, cello)

Jan. 20, 2015
PROKOFIEV: Sonata in D major for Violin and Piano, Op. 94a
   Daniel Hope, violin; Wu Han, piano
RACHMANINOFF: Suite No. 2 in C minor for Two Pianos, Op. 17
   Wu Han, piano; Juho Pohjonen, piano
 

Jan. 27, 2015
An all-LIGETI program:
Etude for Piano, No. 4 “Fanfares”
   Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Etude for Piano, No. 1, “Desordre”
   Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Etude for Piano, No. 6, “Automne à Varsovie”
   Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano (Hommage à Brahms)
   Marie-Luise Neunecker, horn; Mark Steinberg, violin; Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Hamburg Concerto for Horn and Strings
   William Purvis horn solo; Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor