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      WFMT Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

      Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

      Sundays at 5:00 pm

      Recorded live in New York's Alice Tully Hall, the series 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.

      Previous Broadcasts

      July 6, 2014

      Rhapsodic Rachmaninoff

      Rachmaninoff: Trio élégiaque in G Minor
      Inon Barnatan, piano; Joseph Silverstein, violin; Carter Brey, cello
      Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
      Gilbert Kalish and Gilles Vonsattel, piano

      July 13, 2014

      Bach Celebration II

      Bach: Concerto in G Minor for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1058
      Jeremy Denk, piano; Kristin Lee, Adam Barnett-Hart, Jessica Lee, Erin Keefe, Sean
      Lee, and Ani Kavafian, violins; Richard O'Neill and Paul Neubauer, violas;
      Nicholas Canellakis and Fred Sherry, cellos; Edgar Meyer, double bass
      Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-Flat Major, BWV 1051
      Paul Neubauer and Yura Lee, violas; Timothy Eddy, cello; Dane Johansen and
      Mihai Marica, violas da gamba; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord
      Bach: Concerto in A Major for Keyboard, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1055
      Jeremy Denk, piano; Erin Keefe, Jessica Lee, Ani Kavafian, Sean Lee, Kristin
      Lee, and Adam Barnett-Hart, violins; Paul Neubauer and Richard O'Neill, violas;
      Nicholas Canellakis and Fred Sherry, cellos; Edgar Meyer, double bass)
      Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
      Ida Kavafian, Nicolas Dautricourt, Areta Zhulla, and Daniel Phillips, violins;
      Paul Neubauer and Yura Lee, violas; Mihai Marica, Timothy Eddy, and Dane Johansen,
      cellos; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

      July 20, 2014

      Mozart's Gran Partita

      Mozart: Serenade in B-Flat Major for Winds and Double Bass, K.361, Gran Partita
      Stephen Taylor and Allan Vogel, oboes; Alexander Fiterstein and David Shifrin,
      clarinets; Larry Combs and Dennis Smylie, basset horns; Frank Morelli and Milan
      Turkovic, bassoons; Gail Williams, Patrick Pridemore, William Purvis, and Angela
      Cordell, horns; Edgar Meyer, double bass)

      July 27, 2014

      Brahms and Dvorak

      Brahms: Zwei Gesänge for Voice, Viola, and Piano, Op. 91
      Sasha Cooke, mezzo- soprano; Paul Neubauer, viola; Gilbert Kalish, piano
      Dvorak: Trio in F Minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 65
      Wu Han, piano; Philip Setzer, violin; David Finckel, cello

      August 3, 2014

      Classics of Chamber Music

      Beethoven: Variations, Op. 44
      André-Michel Schub, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Gary Hoffman, cello
      Schubert: Quartettsatz
      Yoon Kwon and Lily Francis, violins; Beth Guterman, viola; Julie Albers, cello
      Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major
      Menahem Pressler, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello

      August 10, 2014

      Early-Middle Beethoven in the Key of D

      Beethoven: Serenade in D Major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25
      Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Daniel Phillips, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola
      Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, Ghost
      Gilbert Kalish, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Jakob Koranyi, cello

      August 17, 2014

      Focus on Clarinet

      Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
      David Shifrin, clarinet; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
      Brahms: Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115
      David Shifrin, clarinet: Escher String Quartet

      August 24, 2014

      Responding to Beethoven

      Beethoven: Trio in C Minor for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 3
      Sean Lee, violin; Daniel Phillips, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello
      Schubert: Im Frühling, D. 882
      John Bellemer, tenor; Wu Han, piano
      Schubert: Quartet in E-Flat Major for Strings, D. 87, Op. 125, No. 1
      Jupiter String Quartet

      August 31, 2014

      Bruckner and Dvorak

      Bruckner: Adagio from Quintet in F Major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello
      Joseph Silverstein and Lily Francis, violins; Paul Neubauer and Teng Li, violas;
      Fred Sherry, cello
      Dvorak: Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano in E-Flat Major, Op. 87
      Wu Han, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; David Finckel, cello