Tuesday at 10:00 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.
Sean Lee, violin, and Peter Dugan, piano, perform Robert Schumann‘s arrangement of the 24 daring Paganini caprices.
Paul Huang, Gilles Vonsattel, and the Danish String Quartet are featured in music by Ludwig van Beethoven and Béla Bartók.
Wonders of Spain
Breathtaking selections by Manuel de Falla, Pablo de Sarasate, Gaspar Cassadó, and Joaquín Turina.
Bartók’s Final Quartet
Béla Bartók is at the center of this week’s program; we also hear music by contemporary composer Brett Dean.
Baroque: Focus on the Mandolin
Avi Avital highlights Baroque composers and their works for mandolin: Domenico Scarlatti, Antonio Vivaldi, and Johann Sebastian Bach.