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David Finckel and Wu Han, Artistic Directors

2013-2014 SEASON


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Left, from top: Nicholas Canellakis, Stephen Taylor, Ani Kavafian, Sooyun Kim, Alexander Sitkovetsky. Right, from top: Dawn Upshaw, Jakob Koranyi, Jose Franch-Ballester, Bella Hristova.

For a complete listing of the 2013-14 artists, see page 36.


Welcome to the 2013-2014 season Dear Friend, We proudly present a 45th season packed with great music, performed by extraordinary artists in programs designed to intrigue and delight our diverse and evolving audience of chamber music enthusiasts. From December through April CMS offers one of its most ambitious projects to date: through an extended festival, listeners will experience The Unfolding of Music chronologically from the Baroque era through the present day. We’ll hear Beethoven breaking Classical rules, Mendelssohn opening the door to the Romantic age, and Debussy discovering the harmonies of the future. The centerpiece of this magical journey is our Winter Festival, The Incredible Decade 1820-1830, which arguably produced more great music than any other ten years in history. CMS is well known as the place to hear the best chamber music performances, and for that we can thank the stellar musicians who join us from around the world to make up an endless variety of polished ensembles. This season, CMS showcases its artists in a new series, The Art of the Recital, where virtuoso players will display their specialties in the most intimate setting. In addition, violinists Daniel Hope, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, clarinetist David Shifrin, and pianist Menahem Pressler share their imaginative programming in special artist-curated concerts sure to be singled out as destination events. The world of chamber music is expanding with ever-increasing speed, especially at CMS. Next season, you can hear brand new works we’ve commissioned from Einojuhani Rautavaara, Zhou Long, Sebastian Currier, and Huw Watkins. New York premieres from Lowell Liebermann and Christopher Theofanidis widen our repertoire further. And at least twenty-five times, between September and May, listeners around the globe will open our web site to attend a CMS event, streamed live. It’s wonderful to learn that more and more listeners are subscribing to one or several of our series; indeed, it does happen that great chamber music can be habitforming! We look forward to greeting you and perhaps performing for you at a CMS event, and we encourage you to take the earliest opportunity to reserve your seats. Best Wishes,

David Finckel

Wu Han

Cover art: “Raumklang”, 2012, oil on card stock, 30 x 20 cm. Canellakis by Arthur Moeller; Taylor by Christian Steiner; Kavafian by Bernard Mindich; Kim by Andrew Kim; Sitkovetsy by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco; Upshaw by Dario Acosta; Koranyi by Anna Lena Ahlstrom; Franch-Ballester by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco; Hristova by Steve Riskind; Finckel and Wu Han by Christian Steiner


Mainstage Mainstage Concerts Concerts in in Alice Alice Tully Tully Hall Hall

Opening Night

strings celebration Opening Night 2013 features a thrilling display of music for strings, including Tchaikovsky’s colorful Serenade, Mendelssohn’s stately Sinfonia, and Bartók’s folk-infused Divertimento. An impressive roster of CMS artists joins forces to kick off the Chamber Music Society’s  45th season. Mendelssohn  Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings (1823) Tchaikovsky  Serenade in C major for Strings, Op. 48 (1880) Bartók   Divertimento for Strings, BB 118 (1939)

thursday

10/17/13 7:30 pm

Nicolas Dautricourt, Jessica Lee, Kristin Lee, Sean Lee, Yura Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, Ida Kavafian, Arnaud Sussmann, Areta Zhulla, violin • Hsin-Yun Huang, Pierre Lapointe, Richard O’Neill, Steven Tenenbom, viola • Nicholas Canellakis, Dane Johansen, Mihai Marica, cello • Kurt Muroki, double bass

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great piano quartets With the introduction of the modern piano came many firsts. Among them was the creation of an entirely new combination, the piano quartet, for which Mozart set the standard. Composers ever since have gravitated to the ensemble, and this program features two additional standouts of the genre by Turina and Brahms. Mozart  Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 493 (1786) Turina  Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 67 (1931) Brahms  Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26 (1861)

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sunday

tuesday

10/20/13

10/22/13

5:00 pm

7:30 pm

Gilbert Kalish, Orion Weiss, piano • Nicolas Dautricourt, Yura Lee, violin • Paul Neubauer, viola • Keith Robinson, cello

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NICOLAS DAUTRICOURT performs 10/17, 10/20, & 10/22 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“…provided the most beautiful moments…made lush by Dautricourt’s honey-sweet tone.” —Washington Post


SASHA COOKE performs 11/19 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“Sasha Cooke sings with seductive fury.” —New York Magazine


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grand octets In two contrasting octets, Spohr’s polish and finesse is counterbalanced by the youthful invention of Shostakovich. Enescu’s massive Octet in C major, written at the age of 19, provides a powerful finale. sPohr Double Quartet No. 1 in D minor for Strings, Op. 65 (1823) shostakovich Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11 (1924-25) enescu Octet in C major for Strings, Op. 7 (1900)

friday

11/1/13 7:30 pM

bella Hristova, Soovin Kim, alexander Sitkovetsky, areta Zhulla, viOLin • Yura Lee, paul neubauer, viOLa • Dmitri atapine, nicholas canellakis, ceLLO

the virtuoso clarinetist

David Shifrin and friends

The dark, rich tone of the clarinet truly sings in the hands of master instrumentalist David Shifrin. He shares the stage with both colleagues and protégés in this broad program that highlights the range of clarinet chamber music repertoire—from the comical to the sublime. Mozart Adagio in B-flat major for Two Clarinets and Three Basset Horns, K. 411 (1782) Mozart “Parto! Ma tu ben mio” from La clemenza di Tito, K. 621 for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano (1791) stravinsky Three Pieces for Clarinet (1918) Poulenc Sonata for Two Clarinets (1918, rev. 1945) stravinsky Berceuses du chat (Cat’s Cradle Songs) for Voice and Three Clarinets (1915) lieBerMann New Work for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano Quartet (2013) (New York Premiere)

theoFanidis New Work for Two Clarinets and String Quartet (2013) (New York Premiere) Mendelssohn Concertpiece No. 1 in F minor for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano, Op. 113 (1832) Mendelssohn Selected Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano Ponchielli Il Convegno (The Meeting), Divertimento for Two Clarinets and Strings (1868)

tuesday

11/19/13 7:30 pM

Sasha cooke, MeZZO-SOpRanO • Opus One piano Quartet (anneMarie McDermott, pianO • ida Kavafian, viOLin • Steven Tenenbom, viOLa • peter Wiley, ceLLO) • bella Hristova, viOLin • Kurt Muroki, DOubLe baSS • chad burrow, Romie de Guise-Langlois, Wai Lau, David Shifrin, ashley William Smith, cLaRineT anD baSSeT HORn

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divinE coMEDiES The juxtaposition of life’s extremes takes center stage in this concert. Liszt’s tragic, then joyful sonata is based on Dante’s The Divine Comedy, while Smetana’s first quartet chronicles his years from jubilant youth to the onset of his deafness. Fervent works by Mozart, Fauré, and Brahms complete the program. Mozart  Fantasia in D minor for Piano, K. 397 (1782) Fauré  Élégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 (1880) Brahms  V  ariations on a Theme by Schumann in E-flat major for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 23 (1861) Liszt  “ Après une lecture du Dante, fantasia quasi sonata” from Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, Italie for Piano (1859-61) Smetana  Quartet No. 1 in E minor for Strings, “From My Life” (1876)

sunday

11/24/13 5:00 pm

Alessio Bax, Soyeon Kate Lee, piano • Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin • Pierre Lapointe, viola • Dane Johansen, cello)

special concert

THE MASTER PIANIST: PRESSLER AT 90 “Menahem Pressler’s joyous pianism—technically faultless, stylistically impeccable, emotionally irrepressible—is from another age and is a virtually forgotten sensibility.  He is a national treasure.” ­—Los Angeles Times In celebration of his 90th birthday, Pressler joins his long-time colleagues Daniel Hope, David Finckel, Wu Han, and the Emerson String Quartet on the Tully stage for an unforgettable evening of works by Schubert and Dvorˇák. Schubert  Fantasie in F minor for Piano, Four Hands, D. 940, Op. 103 (1828) ˇ ák  Trio in E minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 90, “Dumky” (1890-91) Dvor ˇ ák  Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81 (1887) Dvor

saturday

12/14/13 7:30 pm

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Menahem Pressler, Wu Han, Piano • Daniel Hope, Violin • David Finckel, Cello • Emerson String Quartet (Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Violin • Lawrence Dutton, Viola • Paul Watkins, Cello)

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MENAHEM PRESSLER performs 12/14 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“…a poet, time and again revealing unexpected depths in works that have been endlessly plumbed and surveyed.” —The New York Times


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THE UNFOLDING OF MUSIC This season, CMS devotes 16 programs to encompass a grand idea: a chronological overview of the history of chamber music, from the flourishing of the Baroque to today’s polymorphous embrace of all that came before.

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The start of the Baroque period

1714 Corelli’s set of twelve Concerti Grossi is published the year after his death

17 2 0 Bach composes his Fifteen Sinfonias, exercises written to instruct his son

DMITRY SITKOVETSKY performs 12/10 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“He made his violin sing with profound emotion and prodigious technique.”

—Star Tribune


baroque festival baroque collection The CMS Baroque Festival begins with this annual collection concert, highlighting the wealth of variety in Baroque music. corelli Concerto Grosso in D major for Two Violins, Cello, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 6, No. 1 (pub. 1714) handel Trio Sonata in G minor for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo, Op. 2, No. 8 (c. 1719) gallo Sonata No. 1 in G major for Two Violins and Continuo (pub. 1780) Bach Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1060R (c. 1736) BoisMortier Concerto in D major for Cello and Continuo, Op. 26, No. 6 (1729) gallo La Follia in G minor for Two Violins, Viola, and Continuo (c. 1760) alBinoni Concerto a cinque in G major for Two Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 9, No. 6 (1722) vivaldi Concerto in E-flat major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 253, “La tempesta di mare” (1725)

friday

sunday

12/6/13

12/8/13

7:30 pM

5:00 pM

Kenneth Weiss, HaRpSicHORD • ani Kavafian, erin Keefe, Sean Lee, viOLin • Mark Holloway, viOLa • colin carr, ceLLO • Timothy cobb, DOubLe baSS • James austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, ObOe

goldberg variations The intricacies of Bach’s beloved “Goldberg Variations” and his Fifteen Sinfonias can be appreciated in a new light when performed by string trio. Violinist and arranger Dmitry Sitkovetsky joins a stellar CMS cast to perform both extraordinary works as you’ve never heard them before. Bach Fifteen Sinfonias for Violin, Viola, and Cello, BWV 787-801 (c. 1720, rev. 1723) (arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsky)

Bach Aria with Thirty Variations for Violin, Viola, and Cello, BWV 988, “Goldberg Variations” (1741) (arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsky)

tuesday

12/10/13 7:30 pM

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, viOLin • Yura Lee, paul neubauer, viOLa • Gary Hoffman, Dane Johansen, ceLLO

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baroque festival

17 2 0 Bach dedicates 6 Concertos to the Margrave of Brandenburg, in hopes of securing a job

brandenburg concertos Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos stand at the pinnacle of Baroque musical art. These festive annual performances, called a “New York holiday staple” by The New York Times, are not-to-be-missed. Bach Complete Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046-1051 (1720)

sunday

12/15/13 5:00 pM tuesday

12/17/13 7:30 pM

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Classical period begins

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pedja Muzijevic, HaRpSicHORD • Jorja Fleezanis, Joseph Lin, alexander Sitkovetsky, Daniel phillips, viOLin • paul neubauer, cynthia phelps, viOLa • Daniel McDonough, Li-Wei Qin, Fred Sherry, ceLLO • edgar Meyer, DOubLe baSS • Tara Helen O’connor, Ransom Wilson, FLuTe • Randall ellis, James austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, ObOe • peter Kolkay, baSSOOn • Julia pilant, Stewart Rose, HORn • David Washburn, TRuMpeT

bach and beyond Out of the Baroque era rose a musical style that was concerned with form, simplicity, and hierarchy, but not before a stop in the tumultuous Sturm und Drang that preceded the Classical period. This program exhibits that transition, from Bach’s legacy to Mozart’s beginnings. J.s. Bach   Ricercar in Six Voices from Musical Offering, BWV 1079 (1747)

17 8 0 Boccherini’s quintet depicts bustling street scenes in Spain’s capital, Madrid

J.c. Bach  Q   uintet in G major for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Continuo, Op. 11, No. 2 (1774) dittersdorF   Quartet No. 5 in E-flat major for Strings, K. 195 (1789) c.P.e. Bach   Concerto in A major for Cello and Strings, W. 172 (1753) Boccherini  Q   uintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, G. 324, “La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid” (1780) Mozart  D   ivertimento in D major for Oboe, Two Horns, and Strings, K. 251 (1776)

sunday

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1/12/14 5:00 pM

Gabriel Shuford, HaRpSicHORD • Mark Holloway, viOLa • andreas brantelid, ceLLO • Kurt Muroki, DOubLe baSS • Jupiter String Quartet (nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, viOLin • Liz Freivogel, viOLa • Daniel McDonough, ceLLO) • Sooyun Kim, FLuTe • Stephen Taylor, ObOe • Julie Landsman, Jennifer Montone, HORn

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TARA HELEN O’CONNOR performs 12/15 & 12/17 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“...supple tones capable of warm lyricism or powerful bite.” —Guitar Review


ROMIE DE GUISELANGLOIS performs 1/26 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“a formidable clarinetist” —The New York Times


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haydn & moZart quartets

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Haydn and Mozart quartets are exemplars of the Classical period. The composers’ knowledge of each other’s works and deep mutual admiration spurred one another to new creative heights.

Mozart writes his “Prussian” Quartet as part of a commissioned set of six for King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia

Mozart  Q   uartet in C major for Strings, K. 157 (1772-73) Mozart  Q   uartet in F major for Strings, K. 590, “Prussian” (1790) haydn  Q   uartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 20, No. 3, Hob. III:33 (1772) haydn  Q   uartet in D major for Strings, Op. 76, No. 5, Hob. III:79 (1797)

1/21/14 7:30 pM

Orion String Quartet (Daniel phillips, Todd phillips, viOLin • Steven Tenenbom, viOLa • Timothy eddy, ceLLO)

classical floWering As the Classical period blossomed, the balance of formalism and personal expression in music was starting to tip. The emotional energy and musical ingenuity of composers such as Schubert, Spohr, and Beethoven pushed the stylistic envelope. schuBert  T   rio in B-flat major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, D. 471 (1816) sPohr  G   rand Nonetto in F major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, Op. 31 (1813) Beethoven  S   eptet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20 (1799)

sunday

1/26/14 5:00 pM

elmar Oliveira, arnaud Sussmann, viOLin • cynthia phelps, viOLa • nicholas canellakis, ceLLO • Kurt Muroki, DOubLe baSS • Tara Helen O’connor, FLuTe • Stephen Taylor, ObOe • Romie de Guise-Langlois, cLaRineT • peter Kolkay, baSSOOn • Radovan vlatkovi´c, HORn

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17 9 9 Beethoven composes one of his most popular works, his Septet for Winds and Strings

1813 Although works had been composed for nine instruments in the past, the first composition to bear the title Nonet is Spohr’s

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WINTER F E ST I VA L As the journey through music continues, we pause to celebrate an extraordinary period of time and three of classical music’s greatest composers. In the decade of 1820-30, Beethoven, Schubert, and Mendelssohn composed many of chamber music’s most celebrated and beloved works.

18 2 4 Schubert writes his Sonata for Piano and Arpeggione, a 6-stringed instrument no longer in use

18 2 5 Though deaf, Beethoven writes his String Quartet, Op. 132 after a period of illness and recuperation

the incredibl eloquent masterWorKs Beethoven’s triumphant Sonata and Mendelssohn’s nimble Op. 18 frame Schubert’s beloved “Arpeggione” Sonata—a showpiece both musically and technically. Beethoven Sonata in A-flat major for Piano, Op. 110 (1821-22) schuBert Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, D. 821, “Arpeggione” (1824) Mendelssohn Quintet No. 1 in A major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 18 (1826, rev. 1832)

friday

2/7/14

7:30 pM

alessio bax, pianO • Shmuel ashkenasi, pamela Frank, viOLin • benjamin beilman, Yura Lee, viOLa • andreas brantelid, ceLLO


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DANISH STRING QUARTET performs 2/9 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“They play intensely, virtuously, and with a burning empathy; I feel that they make the music even larger than it is.” —High Fidelity

e decade

1820–1830

beethoven reflected Young Mendelssohn was greatly inspired by Beethoven. Perhaps nowhere is it more evident than in his Op. 13—written the year Beethoven died—which pays homage to the elder composer’s Quartet, Op. 95 which opens this program. Beethoven Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 95, “Serioso” (1810-11) Mendelssohn Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13 (1827) Beethoven Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 132 (1825)

sunday

2/9/14

Danish String Quartet (Frederik Øland, Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, viOLin • asbjørn nørgaard, viOLa • Fredrik Sjölin, ceLLO)

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KURT MUROKI performs 2/23 & 2/25 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“Cellists are known for their technical agility but bassists are rarely challenged this way, and Muroki made it sound astonishingly easy.” —Washington Post


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the incredible decade

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masterpieces for eight Mendelssohn’s brilliant octet exhibits the teenage composer’s youthful exuberance, while Schubert’s expansive work is both a nod to forms of the past and a showcase of his own unique style. schuBert Octet in F major for Winds and Strings, D. 803 (1824) Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20 (1825)

sunday

2/23/14 5:00 pM tuesday

2/25/14 7:30 pM

18 2 5 16-year-old Mendelssohn composes his octet as a birthday gift for his friend and violin teacher Eduard Rietz

ani Kavafian, erin Keefe, Sean Lee, alexander Sitkovetsky, viOLin • David aaron carpenter, Richard O’neill, viOLa • Jakob Koranyi, Mihai Marica, ceLLO • Kurt Muroki, DOubLe baSS • David Shifrin, cLaRineT • bram van Sambeek, baSSOOn • Radovan vlatkovi´ c, HORn

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transcendence Both Beethoven and Schubert continued to compose while their health rapidly declined. The radiant Quartet in F major and sublime Quintet in C major provide insight into how these two masterful composers came to terms with their own imminent mortality.

Schubert writes the Quintet, D. 956, Op. 163 just two months before his death

schuBert Notturno in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, D. 897, Op. 148 (1828) Beethoven Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 135 (1826) schuBert  Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163 (1828)

sunday

3/2/14

5:00 pM

Gilbert Kalish, pianO • ani Kavafian, viOLin • paul Watkins, ceLLO • Miró Quartet (Daniel ching, William Fedkenheuer, viOLin • John Largess, viOLa • Joshua Gindele, ceLLO)

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The Romantic period begins

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emotion unbound 18 8 7 Dvořák writes his Terzetto, Op. 74 to play with two friends, but it proved too difficult for one of the violinists

18 8 9 Rachmaninov, still a teenager, makes his first attempt at composing a string quartet

Composers enjoyed increased creative freedom during the Romantic period, allowing emotional expression to guide their output. Here three varying examples provide a snapshot of the rich contrast and emotional headiness that defines the Romantics. ˇ ák Terzetto in C major for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74 (1887) dvor schuMann Trio No. 2 in F major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 80 (1847) dohnányi Quintet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1 (1895)

friday

3/7/14 7:30 pM

Juho pohjonen, pianO • Kristin Lee, arnaud Sussmann, viOLin • paul neubauer, viOLa • David Finckel, ceLLO

russian tWilight At the turn of the century, Russian composers perhaps best exemplified the full-throttled emotion that characterized the Romantic period. rachManinov Two Movements for String Quartet (1889)

18 9 4 Arensky writes his Quartet No. 2 as a memorial to his friend and mentor, Tchaikovsky

scriaBin Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16 (1894-95) arensky Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35 (1894) taneyev Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30 (1910-11)

tuesday

3/18/14 7:30 pM

Wu Han, pianO • David Finckel, ceLLO • escher String Quartet (adam barnett-Hart, aaron boyd, viOLin • pierre Lapointe, viOLa • Dane Johansen, ceLLO)

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KRISTIN LEE performs 3/7 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“a violinist who has everything: superlative technique to burn, interpretative mastery and incredible sensitivity” —The Advocate


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19 01 Inspired by water, Ravel’s Jeux d’eau is an early impressionistic masterpiece

1910 Berg’s String Quartet, Op. 3 receives its premiere in 1911, but isn’t published until nine years later

french revelations

1915

Characterized as “faire plaisir” (“giving pleasure”), innovative French music of the 19th century paved the way to the 20th, collected here in a dazzling program sure to delight listeners.

Debussy calls this sonata “terribly melancholy— should one laugh or cry? Perhaps both at the same time.”

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ravel   Jeux d’eau for Piano (1901) deBussy Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp (1915) roussel Serenade for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp, Op. 30 (1925) FranÇaiX Quintet No. 1 for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp (1934) deBussy Sonata for Cello and Piano (1915) Jongen Deux pièces en trio for Flute, Cello, and Harp, Op. 80 (1925) tournier Suite for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp, Op. 34 (1928)

friday

3/21/14 7:30 pM

anne-Marie McDermott, pianO • Kristin Lee, viOLin • paul neubauer, viOLa • nicholas canellakis, ceLLO • Sooyun Kim, FLuTe • bridget Kibbey, HaRp


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AMPHION STRING QUARTET performs 3/30 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“The quartet plays with a brand of fierce, sharply directed energy...” —The New York Times

romantic transformations The later years of the Romantic period witnessed the emergence of a drastically new approach towards composition. Webern’s expressive Langsamer Satz pushes the boundaries of romanticism, while Berg’s String Quartet abandons tonality for a new language of emotion. Songs by Charles Ives and Bela Bartók incorporate folk music, while Elgar’s passionate quintet revels in a nostalgic and melancholy realm. WeBern Langsamer Satz for String Quartet (1905) Berg Quartet for Strings, Op. 3 (1910) Bartók & ives Selected Songs (1887-1929) elgar Quintet in A minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 84 (1918-19)

sunday

3/30/14 5:00 pM

Dawn upshaw, SOpRanO • Gilbert Kalish, pianO • amphion String Quartet (Katie Hyun, David Southorn, viOLin • Wei-Yang andy Lin, viOLa • Mihai Marica, ceLLO)

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DANIEL HOPE performs 4/6 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“...Daniel Hope’s performance was nothing short of radiant. Committed, confident, complete...” —The Daily Telegraph


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20th century masters

destination america Whether displaced by war, drawn to new opportunities, or born on US soil, 20th century composers from across the globe gravitated to America, adding depth and diversity to the musical landscape. Bartók Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz. 111, BB 116 (1938) ives Largo for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1934) ProkoFiev Sonata in D major for Violin and Piano, Op. 94a (1943, arr. 1944)

korngold Quintet in E major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15 (1921)

sunday

4/6/14 5:00 pM

Gloria chien, Wu Han, pianO • Daniel Hope, Yura Lee, viOLin • paul neubauer, viOLa • David Finckel, ceLLO • Romie de Guise-Langlois, cLaRineT

quartet for the end of time A program combining two great 20th century composers and three modern masters concludes this season’s epic journey through 300 years of chamber music.

19 3 4 Ives composes his Largo while making a living as a successful insurance executive

1940 Messiaen writes his Quartet for the End of Time while in a prisoner-ofwar camp

JalBert Visual Abstract for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, and Percussion (2002) carter Esprit rude/esprit doux II for Flute, Clarinet, and Marimba (1995) WidMann Fantasie for Clarinet (1993) rautavaara New Work for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos (2013) (CMS Co-Commission, New York Premiere)

Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano (1940-41)

friday

4/11/14 7:30 pM

Gilles vonsattel, pianO • nicolas Dautricourt, viOLin • nicolas altstaedt, ceLLO • amphion String Quartet (Katie Hyun, David Southorn, viOLin • Wei-Yang andy Lin, viOLa • Mihai Marica, ceLLO) • Tara Helen O’connor, FLuTe • Romie de Guise-Langlois, Jörg Widmann, cLaRineT • ian David Rosenbaum, peRcuSSiOn

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Mainstage Concerts in Alice Tully Hall

AN EVENING WITH SCHUMANN Among musical couples in history, it would be hard to find a more passionate relationship than that of Clara and Robert Schumann. This program features multiple facets of Robert’s music making, from the simplicity of his Fantasiestücke to the almost desperate cries of his A minor violin sonata, complemented by Clara’s rarely heard romances. R. Schumann Fantasiestücke for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 (1849) R. Schumann Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 41, No. 1 (1842) R. Schumann Selections from Fantasiestücke for Piano, Op. 12 (1837) C. Schumann Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22 (1853) R. Schumann Sonata No. 1 in A minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 105 (1851)

sunday

4/27/14 5:00 pm

Inon Barnatan, piano • Ani Kavafian, violin • Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin • Steven Tenenbom, viola • Timothy Eddy, cello) • Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet

music from three centuries

duos and trios Treasured classics by Schumann, Kodály, and Brahms—three composers who regularly incorporated folk music in their compositions—frame a US premiere by modern master Zhou Long who likewise infuses his music with sounds of his homeland, China. Brahms Sonata in E-flat major for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120, No. 2 (1894) Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 (1914) Zhou Long New Work for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (2013) (CMS Co-Commission, US Premiere*)

Schumann Trio No. 3 in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 110 (1851)

tuesday

5/6/14 7:30 pm

Inon Barnatan, piano • Benjamin Beilman, violin • Torleif Thedéen, cello • David Shifrin, clarinet

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* The ‘New Work’ was co-commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, funded by a generous grant from Linda and Stuart Nelson in honor of Wu Han and David Finckel; and by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffman, president of the Fondation Hoffman, a Swiss grant making foundation.

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PAUL WATKINS performs 5/16 & 5/18 WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“Watkins is an interpreter of compelling seriousness, whose musical understanding operates at a profound level.”  —BBC Music Magazine

mendelssohn & brahms The music of Mendelssohn and Brahms combines for a sonic partnership of impassioned works—a fitting close to the CMS season. Mendelssohn Selected Lieder ohne Worte (Songs Without Words) for Piano Mendelssohn Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 87 (1845) BrahMs Selected Intermezzos for Piano BrahMs Quintet in G major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 111 (1890)

friday

sunday

5/16/14

5/18/14

7:30 pM

5:00 pM

Gilbert Kalish, pianO • Shmuel ashkenasi, philip Setzer, viOLin • Richard O’neill, arnaud Sussmann, viOLa • paul Watkins, ceLLO


rose Mainstage studio ConCerts perforManCes in aliCe tully Hall

JAMES AUSTIN SMITH

BENJAMIN BEILMAN

performs 10/24 and 1/30

performs 10/24

rose studio concerts At the core of chamber music lies the intimate connection between musician and listener, and the Rose Studio Concerts and Late Night Rose embody this spirit. Enjoy classics and novelties of the chamber repertoire in two different ways: the ever-popular 6:30 PM Rose Studio Concerts presented in a traditional concert setting, and the Late Night Rose series at 9:00 PM offering cabaret-style seating and a complimentary glass of wine, hosted by Patrick Castillo. tHursday

10/24/13 6:30 pM 9:00 pM

tHursday

11/14/13 6:30 pM 9:00 pM

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Bliss Quintet for Oboe and Strings (1927) szyManoWski Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano, Op. 28 (1915) suk Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1 (1891) Gloria chien, pianO • nicolas Dautricourt, benjamin beilman, viOLin • paul neubauer, viOLa • Mihai Marica, ceLLO • James austin Smith, ObOe

Beethoven Trio in D major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost” (1808) hindeMith Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano (1938) Gilbert Kalish, pianO • areta Zhulla, viOLin • Mihai Marica, ceLLO • Jose Franch-ballester, cLaRineT

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Mainstage ConCerts in aliCe tully Hall

SOYEON KATE LEE

RANSOM WILSON

performs 2/27

performs 1/30

WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“The Rose Studio is an ideal space to enjoy chamber music.” —The New York Times

tHursday

1/30/14 6:30 pM 9:00 pM

tHursday

2/27/14 6:30 pM 9:00 pM

tHursday

5/1/14 6:30 pM 9:00 pM

nielsen Quintet for Winds, Op. 43 (1922) Jolivet Sonatine for Oboe and Bassoon (1963) JanáČek Mladi, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn (1924) Ransom Wilson, FLuTe • James austin Smith, ObOe • Romie de Guise-Langlois, c, HORn David Shifrin, cLaRineT • bram van Sambeek, baSSOOn • Radovan vlatkovi´

kodály Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 (1914) Fauré Quartet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15 (1876-79) Soyeon Kate Lee, pianO • Sean Lee, viOLin • David aaron carpenter, viOLa • David Finckel, Mihai Marica, ceLLO

ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello (1920-22) schuMann Quintet in E-flat major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 44 (1842) Gloria chien, pianO • alexander Sitkovetsky, areta Zhulla, viOLin • Mark Holloway, viOLa • colin carr, ceLLO

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Kaplan pentHouse perforManCes

neW music

in the Kaplan Penthouse

The CMS New Music series champions modern composers of chamber music and invites listeners to witness musical innovation in the stunning Kaplan Penthouse. lieBerson Quintet for Piano and Strings (2001)

tHursday

11/7/13 7:30 pM

aBrahaMsen Ten Preludes for String Quartet (1973) goliJov The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for Clarinet and String Quartet (1994) Gilles vonsattel, pianO • Danish String Quartet (Frederik Øland, Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, viOLin • asbjørn nørgaard, viOLa • Fredrik Sjölin, ceLLO) • Romie de Guise-Langlois, cLaRineT

carter Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Cello (2001)

tHursday

2/13/14 7:30 pM

rihM Phantom und Eskapade for Violin and Piano (1993-94) kirchner Trio No. 2 for Piano, Violin, and Cello (1993) larcher Kraken for Piano, Violin, and Cello (1994, rev. 1995) davidovsky Quartetto No. 2 for Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Cello (1996) Gloria chien, pianO • nicolas Dautricourt, Sean Lee, viOLin • Hsin-Yun Huang, viOLa • nicholas canellakis, Fred Sherry, ceLLO • James austin Smith, ObOe

viÑao Khan Variations for Marimba (2001) currier New Work for Flute, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (2014) (CMS Co-Commission, New York Premiere)

tHursday

4/17/14 7:30 pM

glanert Noctambule for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Piano (2008) goliJov Mariel for Cello and Marimba (1999) lerdahl Fantasy Etudes for Violin, Cello, Flute, Clarinet, Piano, and Percussion (1985) Soyeon Kate Lee, pianO • ani Kavafian, Sean Lee, viOLin • Yura Lee, viOLin/ Marica, ceLLO • Tara Helen O’connor, FLuTe • alexander Fiterstein, cLaRineT • ian David Rosenbaum, peRcuSSiOn

viOLa • Mihai

BenJaMin Viola, Viola (1997)

tHursday

5/22/14 7:30 pM

griMe Three Whistler Miniatures for Piano, Violin, and Cello (2011) Watkins New Work for Cello and Piano (2014) (CMS Co-Commission, US Premiere*)

knussen Autumnal for Violin and Piano (1977) schnittke Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello (1985) Huw Watkins, pianO • Yura Lee, viOLin/viOLa • Richard O’neill, viOLa • paul Watkins, ceLLO

* The ‘New Work’ was commissioned by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffman, president of the Fondation Hoffman, a Swiss grant making foundation. The ‘New Work’ was co-commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and was funded by a generous grant from Linda and Stuart Nelson in honor of Wu Han and David Finckel.

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Mainstage ConCerts in aliCe tully Hall

ALEXANDER FITERSTEIN performs 4/17

WHAT THE CRITICS SAY

“…the CMS New Music in the Kaplan series is hard to beat for intimacy, quality of programming, and virtuosity of performance.” —The New York Times

IAN DAVID ROSENBAUM performs 4/17

HSIN-YUN HUANG performs 2/13

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GLORIA CHIEN performs 11/21

ANTHONY McGILL

ALESSIO BAX

performs 11/21

performs 3/27

PETER SERKIN

IDA KAVAFIAN

performs 4/24

performs 4/24


rose studio perforManCes

the art of the recital

New This Season!

The inaugural season of the Art of the Recital series will celebrate this classic art form with programs curated by the performers. In the intimate Rose Studio, these recitals offer a rare opportunity to hear masters perform matchless repertoire in the ultimate setting for chamber music.

ANTHONY McGILL & GLORIA CHIEN

tHursday

11/21/13 7:30 pM

deBussy Première rapsodie for Clarinet and Piano (1909-10) scriaBin Selected Preludes (arr. for Clarinet and Piano) (1894-95, arr. 1986) scriaBin Nocturne in D-flat major for Piano Left Hand, Op. 9, No. 2 (1894) Messiaen Abîme des oiseaux (Abyss of the Birds) from Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) (1940-41) stravinsky Three Pieces for Clarinet (1919) Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1962) schuMann Three Romances for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 94 (1849) Berg Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5 (1913) WeBer Duo Concertante for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 48 (1815-16) anthony McGill, cLaRineT • Gloria chien, pianO

ALESSIO BAX Beethoven Sonata in B-flat major for Piano, Op. 106, “Hammerklavier” (1817-18)

tHursday

3/27/14 7:30 pM

Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano (1886) alessio bax, pianO

IDA KAVAFIAN & PETER SERKIN

tHursday

4/24/14 7:30 pM

schuBert Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano (“Duo”), D. 574, Op. 162 WolPe Sonata for Violin and Piano (1949) nielsen  Prelude and Theme with Variations for Violin, FS 104, Op. 48 (1923) schuMann  Sonata No. 2 in D minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 121 (1851) ida Kavafian, viOLin • peter Serkin, pianO

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eXplore and learn

meet the music! concerts for kids ages 6 & up and their families ALL CONCERTS TAKE PLACE IN ALICE TULLY HALL

A TRILLING EVENT Our wacky private ear, Inspector Pulse, must determine the identity of a highly ornamented tune for a desperate client. The tune has a familiar ring, but it is so full of trills, trinkets, and decorative doodads that the Inspector must investigate all the ways a melody can be embellished in order to solve the mystery.

sunday

11/17/13 2:00 pM

FeaTuRinG MuSic OF TeLeMann, HanDeL, bacH, anD MORe

LEAVE IT TO LUDWIG Beethoven’s instrumental music creates powerful stories. But what is the tale? His music tells of everyday human life, full of action and emotions. Beethoven himself will appear in Alice Tully Hall to help a young pianist play his music as he meant it to be played.

sunday

3/16/14 2:00 pM

FeaTuRinG MuSic OF beeTHOven

INSPECTOR PULSE’S MOTHER It’s Mother’s Day, and Inspector Pulse, the wacky private ear, wants to give his mother a beautiful piece of music he composed himself as a present, but all he can think of is the song “This Old Man!” What can he do? With the help of musical friends, Inspector Pulse investigates what makes music say “I love you.” Can he compose a fitting tribute in time for Mother’s Day?

sunday

5/11/14 2:00 pM

ˇ ÁK, anD MORe FeaTuRinG MuSic OF ScHuMann, bRaHMS, DvOR

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inside chamber music

with Bruce Adolphe

Join distinguished composer and radio personality Bruce Adolphe for detailed investigations of chamber music masterworks. Inside Chamber Music lectures are beloved by regulars and praised by first-timers for their depth, accessibility, and brilliance.

FORM AND IDEA Four renowned works are the focus of an in-depth look at the fascinating process of communicating musical ideas through Classical concepts of compositional form.

10/2/13 MOZART Quartet in E-flat major for

Wednesdays 6:30 pM

10/23/13 HAyDn Quartet in D major for Strings,

Daniel & Joanna S. Rose Studio

Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 493

10/9/13 BRAHMS Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26

10/16/13 BeeTHOVen Trio in D major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost” Op. 76, No. 5, Hob. III:79

PUSHING BOUNDARIES In each of these visionary compositions, a great composer sought to explore new territory, both emotionally and compositionally. Wednesdays 6:30 pM Daniel & Joanna S. Rose Studio

2/5/14 BeeTHOVen Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 95, “Serioso”

2/12/14 ScHuMAnn Quintet in E-flat major for

Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 44

2/19/14 elgAR Quintet in A minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 84

2/26/14 BARTÓK Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz. 111, BB 116

special events

All events take place in the Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio

MASTER CLASSES The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians. FRee, buT TicKeTS aRe ReQuiReD. Suggested admission of $20. Call 212-875-5788 to reserve your ticket.

11/12/13 tuesday, 11:00 aM 2/3/14 Monday, 11:00 aM 3/3/14 Monday, 11:00 aM 4/1/14 tuesday, 11:00 aM 5/12/14 Monday, 11:00 aM

• anne-Marie McDermott, pianO • Shmuel ashkenasi, viOLin (viOLin SOnaTaS) • Miró Quartet • Kurt Muroki, DOubLe baSS • Shmuel ashkenasi, viOLin (STRinG QuaRTeTS)

PRE-CONCERT COMPOSER CHATS Hear in-depth conversations with composers whose works will be featured during the season. FRee FOR TicKeT HOLDeRS. 11/19/13 tuesday, 6:30 pM

5/6/14 tuesday, 6:30 pM

Pre-concert discussion with Lowell Liebermann and Christopher Theofanidis, featured in The Virtuoso Clarinetist (PAGE 7)

Pre-concert discussion with Zhou Long, featured in Duos and Trios (PAGE 26)

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season information

2013-2014 Artists Artists Of The Season Inon Barnatan, piano Alessio Bax, piano Gloria Chien, Piano* Gilbert Kalish, piano Soyeon Kate Lee, piano* Anne-Marie McDermott, piano Juho Pohjonen, piano Gilles Vonsattel, piano Wu Han, piano Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin Benjamin Beilman, violin/viola* Nicolas Dautricourt, violin* Daniel Hope, violin Bella Hristova, violin Ani Kavafian, violin Ida Kavafian, violin Erin Keefe, violin Kristin Lee, violin Sean Lee, violin* Yura Lee, violin/viola Daniel Phillips, violin Philip Setzer, violin Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin* Arnaud Sussmann, violin/viola Areta Zhulla, violin* David Aaron Carpenter, viola Mark Holloway, viola

Hsin-Yun Huang, viola Pierre Lapointe, viola Paul Neubauer, viola Richard O’Neill, viola Cynthia Phelps, viola Steven Tenenbom, viola Andreas Brantelid, cello Nicholas Canellakis, cello Colin Carr, cello David Finckel, cello Dane Johansen, cello Mihai Marica, cello* Daniel McDonough, cello Fred Sherry, cello Paul Watkins, cello Kurt Muroki, double bass Sooyun Kim, flute Tara Helen O’Connor, flute Ransom Wilson, flute James Austin Smith, oboe* Stephen Taylor, oboe Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet* David Shifrin, clarinet Peter Kolkay, bassoon Bram van Sambeek, bassoon* Radovan Vlatković, horn Ian David Rosenbaum, percussion*

Amphion String Quartet* Katie Hyun, violin David Southorn, violin Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola Mihai Marica, cello

Keith Robinson, cello Torleif Thedéen, cello Timothy Cobb, double bass Edgar Meyer, double bass Randall Ellis, oboe Chad Burrow, clarinet Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet Wai Lau, clarinet Anthony McGill, clarinet Ashley William Smith, clarinet Jörg Widmann, clarinet Julie Landsman, horn Jennifer Montone, horn Julia Pilant, horn Stewart Rose, horn David Washburn, trumpet Bridget Kibbey, harp

Lawrence Dutton, viola Paul Watkins, cello

Danish String Quartet* Frederik Øland, violin Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, violin Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola Fredrik Sjölin, cello Escher String Quartet Adam Barnett-Hart, violin Aaron Boyd, violin Pierre Lapointe, viola Dane Johansen, cello Orion String Quartet Daniel Phillips, violin Todd Phillips, violin Steven Tenenbom, violin Timothy Eddy, cello * designates a CMS Two Artist

guest artists Dawn Upshaw, soprano Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano Menahem Pressler, piano Peter Serkin, piano Huw Watkins, piano Orion Weiss, piano Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord Gabriel Shuford, harpsichord Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord Jorja Fleezanis, violin Pamela Frank, violin Soovin Kim, violin Jessica Lee, violin Cho-Liang Lin, violin Joseph Lin, violin Elmar Oliveira, violin Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin Nicolas Altstaedt, cello Dmitri Atapine, cello Gary Hoffman, cello Jakob Koranyi, cello Li-Wei Qin, cello

Emerson String Quartet Eugene Drucker, violin Philip Setzer, violin

Jupiter String Quartet Nelson Lee, violin Meg Freivogel, violin Liz Freivogel, viola Daniel McDonough, cello Miró Quartet Daniel Ching, violin William Fedkenheuer, violin John Largess, viola Joshua Gindele, cello Opus One Piano Quartet Anne-Marie McDermott, piano Ida Kavafian, violin Steven Tenenbom, viola Peter Wiley, cello


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Choose one of our popular pre-made series based on the day-of-the-week, and enjoy the same seat(s) for every concert in your package.

sunday s1 (7 concerts)

tuesday t1 (8 concerts)

Great Piano Quartets 10/20/2013 Brandenburg Concertos 12/15/2013 Bach and Beyond 1/12/2014 Beethoven Reflected 2/9/2014 Transcendence 3/2/2014 Destination America 4/6/2014 Mendelssohn & Brahms 5/18/2014

Great Piano Quartets 10/22/2013 The Virtuoso Clarinetist 11/19/2013 Goldberg Variations 12/10/2013 Brandenburg Concertos 12/17/2013 Haydn & Mozart Quartets 1/21/2014 Masterpieces for Eight 2/25/2014 Russian Twilight 3/18/2014 Duos and Trios 5/6/2014

sunday s2 (6 concerts) Divine Comedies 11/24/2013 Baroque Collection 12/8/2013 Classical Flowering 1/26/2014 Masterpieces for Eight 2/23/2014 Romantic Transformations 3/30/2014 An Evening with Schumann 4/27/2014

tuesday t2 (4 concerts)

sunday s3 (4 concerts)

Grand Octets 11/1/2013 Baroque Collection 12/6/2013 Eloquent Masterworks 2/7/2014 Emotion Unbound 3/7/2014 French Revelations 3/21/2014 Quartet for the End of Time 4/11/2014 Mendelssohn & Brahms 5/16/2014

Great Piano Quartets 10/20/2013 Bach and Beyond 1/12/2014 Transcendence 3/2/2014 Destination America 4/6/2014

sunday s4 (4 concerts) Divine Comedies 11/24/2013 Baroque Collection 12/8/2013 Masterpieces for Eight 2/23/2014 Romantic Transformations 3/30/2014

Great Piano Quartets 10/22/2013 Haydn & Mozart Quartets 1/21/2014 Russian Twilight 3/18/2014 Duos and Trios 5/6/2014

Friday F1 (7 concerts)

Friday F2 (4 concerts) Baroque Collection 12/6/2013 Eloquent Masterworks 2/7/2014 Emotion Unbound 3/7/2014 Quartet for the End of Time 4/11/2014

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curated Subscriptions  BAROQUE festival BAR (3 concerts)

Enjoy the same seats for three special Baroque chamber music concerts, including the guaranteed sell-out Brandenburg Concertos. Baroque Collection 12/6/2013 Goldberg Variations 12/10/2013 Brandenburg Concertos 12/17/2013

WINTER FESTIVAL WF (4 concerts)

Delve into the Incredible Decade, this season’s Winter Festival, and enjoy four concerts of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Schubert. Eloquent Masterworks 2/7/2014 Beethoven Reflected 2/9/2014 Masterpieces for Eight 2/25/2014 Transcendence 3/2/2014

CHAMBER MUSIC INTRODUCTIONS   CMI (3 concerts) New to chamber music and

want to hear the classics? This three-concert series explores a variety of chamber music masterworks. Haydn & Mozart Quartets 1/21/2014 French Revelations 3/21/2014 Mendelssohn & Brahms 5/16/2014

MODERN MASTERS MM (3 concerts)

Enjoy contemporary music in Alice Tully Hall with this inaugural three-concert subscription. Romantic Transformations 3/30/2014 Destination America 4/6/2014 Quartet for the End of Time 4/11/2014

STRING QUARTETS SQ (3 concerts)

Do you enjoy music for string quartets most of all? This three-concert subscription features standards and recent treasures of the genre, performed by three different quartets. Haydn & Mozart Quartets 1/21/2014 Beethoven Reflected 2/9/2014 Romantic Transformations 3/30/2014

meet the music series (3 concerts)

This three-concert series designed for kids ages 6 and up is fun for the whole family. (page 34) A Trilling Event 11/17/2013 Leave It to Ludwig 3/16/2014 Inspector Pulse’s Mother 5/11/2014

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For the ultimate in flexibility, choose three or more concerts from the fold-out calendar on the following pages and craft your own subscription package for 15% off single-ticket prices. Please note: Make-Your-Own Subscriptions do NOT include the same seats for every concert. Seats are assigned by date of order, and are filled after Day-of-the-Week and Curated Subscription orders. While you will always get the best seats available, you will move around the hall for each concert, based on best availability. Exact seating locations may not be renewed.

ROSE AND KAPLAN SUBSCRIPTIONS Rose Studio: Five concerts of chamber music treasures in the intimate Rose Studio make up this popular option. This series sells out on subscription. Call for availability. (Pages 28-29)

Our Performance Spaces: Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater: Broadway at 65th Street Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio and Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse: Rose Building 165 West 65th Street, 10th floor near Amsterdam Avenue

Alice Tully Hall Seating Plan:

Prime (Orch. Row G-R) n Standard (Orch. Row S-X) n Rear (Orch. Row Y-Z) n Extended Seating (CMS only n 

uses this seating configuration for concerts on December 10, 14, 15, and 17, 2013)

Late Night Rose: A repeat performance of the earlier Rose Studio concert, this series offers a cabaret-style concert setting with a complimentary glass of wine. (pages 28-29) The Art of the Recital: New this season, hear CMS artists in recital in the Rose Studio. (pages 32-33)

New Music in the Kaplan Penthouse: This four-concert

series features visionary new music, including breathtaking views and post-concert wine receptions. (pages 30-31)

Inside Chamber Music: Enjoy this informative lecture series by composer and radio personality Bruce Adolphe. (page 35)

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2013-2014 Season

baroque collection

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Opening Night: strings celebration thurs 10/17/13 • 7:30 pm • $250*/$70/$54/$37 Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 13 in C minor for Strings Tchaikovsky: Serenade in C major for Strings, Op. 48 Bartók: Divertimento for Strings, BB 118

fri 12/6/13 • 7:30 pm • $85/$65/$45 F1 F2 BAR sun 12/8/13 • 5:00 pm • $85/$65/$45 S2 S4 Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D major for Two Violins, Cello, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 6, No. 1 Handel: Trio Sonata in G minor for Oboe, Violin, and Continuo, Op. 2, No. 8 Gallo: Sonata No. 1 in G major for Two Violins and Continuo Bach: Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin, Strings, and Continuo, BWV 1060R Boismortier: Concerto in D major for Cello and Continuo, Op. 26, No. 6 Gallo: La Follia in G minor for Two Violins, Viola, and Continuo Albinoni: Concerto a cinque in G major for Two Oboes, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 9, No. 6 Vivaldi: Concerto in E-flat major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 253, “La tempesta di mare”

Nicolas Dautricourt, Jessica Lee, Kristin Lee, Sean Lee, Yura Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, Ida Kavafian, Arnaud Sussmann, Areta Zhulla, violin • Hsin-Yun Huang, Pierre Lapointe, Richard O’Neill, Steven Tenenbom, viola • Nicholas Canellakis, Dane Johansen, Mihai Marica, cello • Kurt Muroki, double bass

Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord • Ani Kavafian, Erin Keefe, Sean Lee, Violin • Mark Holloway, Viola • Colin Carr, Cello • Timothy Cobb, Double Bass • James Austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, Oboe

great piano quartets

Goldberg Variations

sun 10/20/13 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S1 S3 tues 10/22/13 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 T1 T2 Mozart: Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 493 Turina: Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 67 Brahms: Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26

Gilbert Kalish, Orion Weiss, piano • Nicolas Dautricourt, Yura Lee, violin • Paul Neubauer, viola • Keith Robinson, cello

Grand Octets

fri 11/1/13 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 Spohr: Double Quartet No. 1 in D minor for Strings, Op. 65 Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11 Enescu: Octet in C major for Strings, Op. 7

F1

Bella Hristova, Soovin Kim, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Areta Zhulla, violin • Yura Lee, Paul Neubauer, viola • Dmitri Atapine, Nicholas Canellakis, cello

THE VIRTUOSo CLARINETist

tues 11/19/13 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 T1 Mozart: Adagio in B-flat major for Two Clarinets and Three Basset Horns, K. 411 Mozart: “Parto! Ma tu ben mio” from La clemenza di Tito, K. 621 for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano Stravinsky: Three Pieces for Clarinet Poulenc: Sonata for Two Clarinets Stravinsky: Berceuses du chat (Cat’s Cradle Songs) for Voice and Three Clarinets Liebermann: New Work for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano Quartet Theofanidis: New Work for Two Clarinets and String Quartet Mendelssohn: Concertpiece No. 1 in F minor for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano, Op. 113 Mendelssohn: Selected Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano Ponchielli: Il Convegno (The Meeting), Divertimento for Two Clarinets and Strings

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano • Opus One Piano Quartet (Anne-Marie McDermott, piano • Ida Kavafian, violin • Steven Tenenbom, viola • Peter Wiley, cello) • Bella Hristova, violin • Kurt Muroki, double bass • Chad Burrow, Romie de Guise-Langlois, Wai Lau, David Shifrin, Ashley William Smith, clarinet and basset horn

divinE coMEDiES

sun 11/24/13 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S2 S4 Mozart: Fantasia in D minor for Piano, K. 397 Fauré: Élégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Schumann in E-flat major for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 23 Liszt: “Après une lecture du Dante, fantasia quasi sonata” from Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, Italie for Piano Smetana: Quartet No. 1 in E minor for Strings, “From My Life”

Alessio Bax, Soyeon Kate Lee, piano • Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin • Pierre Lapointe, viola • Dane Johansen, cello)

tues 12/10/13 • 7:30 pm • $85/$65/$45 T1 BAR Bach: Fifteen Sinfonias for Violin, Viola, and Cello, BWV 787-801 Bach: Aria with Thirty Variations for Violin, Viola, and Cello, BWV 988, “Goldberg Variations”

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin • Yura Lee, Paul Neubauer, viola • Gary Hoffman, Dane Johansen, cello

THE MASTER PIANIST: PRESSLER AT 90

sat 12/14/13 • 7:30 pm • $85/$65/$45 Schubert: Fantasie in F minor for Piano, Four Hands, D. 940, Op. 103 Dvorˇák: Trio in E minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 90, “Dumky” Dvorˇák: Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81

Menahem Pressler, Wu Han, Piano • Daniel Hope, Violin • David Finckel, Cello • Emerson String Quartet (Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Violin • Lawrence Dutton, Viola • Paul Watkins, Cello)

brandenburg concertos

sun 12/15/13 • 5:00 pm • $85/$65/$45 tues 12/17/13 • 7:30 pm • $85/$65/$45 Bach: Complete Brandenburg Concertos, BWV 1046-1051

S1 T1 BAR

Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord • Jorja Fleezanis, Joseph Lin, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Daniel Phillips, violin • Paul Neubauer, Cynthia Phelps, viola • Daniel McDonough, Li-Wei Qin, Fred Sherry, cello • Edgar Meyer, double bass • Tara Helen O’Connor, Ransom Wilson, flute • Randall Ellis, James Austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, oboe • Peter Kolkay, bassoon • Julia Pilant, Stewart Rose, horn • David Washburn, trumpet

BACH AND BEYOND

sun 1/12/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S1 S3 J.S. Bach: Ricercar in Six Voices from Musical Offering, BWV 1079 J.C. Bach: Quintet in G major for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Continuo, Op. 11, No. 2 Dittersdorf: Quartet No. 5 in E-flat major for Strings, K. 195 C.P.E. Bach: Concerto in A major for Cello and Strings, W. 172 Boccherini: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, G. 324, “La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid” Mozart: Divertimento in D major for Oboe, Two Horns, and Strings, K. 251

Gabriel Shuford, harpsichord • Mark Holloway, viola • Andreas Brantelid, cello • Kurt Muroki, double bass • Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee, Meg

Freivogel, violin • Liz Freivogel, viola • Daniel McDonough, cello) • Sooyun Kim, flute • Stephen Taylor, oboe • Julie Landsman, Jennifer Montone, horn

HAYDN & MOZART QUARTETS

tues 1/21/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 T1 T2 CMI SQ Mozart: Quartet in C major for Strings, K. 157 Mozart: Quartet in F major for Strings, K. 590, “Prussian” Haydn: Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 20, No. 3, Hob. III:33 Haydn: Quartet in D major for Strings, Op. 76, No. 5, Hob. III:79

Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin • Steven Tenenbom, viola • Timothy Eddy, cello)

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Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20 Elmar Oliveira, Arnaud Sussmann, violin • Cynthia Phelps, viola • Nicholas Canellakis, cello • Kurt Muroki, double bass • Tara Helen O’Connor, flute • Stephen Taylor, oboe • Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet • Peter Kolkay, bassoon • Radovan Vlatkovi´ c, horn

ELOQUENt masterworks

ROMANTIc TRaNSFORMATIONS

sun 3/30/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S2 S4 MM SQ Webern: Langsamer Satz for String Quartet Berg: Quartet for Strings, Op. 3 Bartók & Ives: Selected Songs Elgar: Quintet in A minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 84

fri 2/7/14 • 7:30 pm • $70/$54/$37 F1 F2 WF Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat major for Piano, Op. 110 Schubert: Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, D. 821, “Arpeggione” Mendelssohn: Quintet No. 1 in A major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 18

Dawn Upshaw, soprano • Gilbert Kalish, piano • Amphion String Quartet (Katie Hyun, David Southorn, violin • Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola • Mihai Marica, cello)

Alessio Bax, piano • Shmuel Ashkenasi, Pamela Frank, violin • Benjamin Beilman, Yura Lee, viola • Andreas Brantelid, cello

sun 4/6/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S1 S3 MM Bartók: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano, Sz. 111, BB 116 Ives: Largo for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano Prokofiev: Sonata in D major for Violin and Piano, Op. 94a Korngold: Quintet in E major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15

BEETHOVEN REFLECTED

sun 2/9/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S1 WF SQ Beethoven: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 95, “Serioso” Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13 Beethoven: Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 132

Danish String Quartet (Frederik Øland, Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, violin • Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola • Fredrik Sjölin, cello)

masterpieces for eight

sun 2/23/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 tues 2/25/14 • 7:30 pm • $70/$54/$37 Schubert: Octet in F major for Winds and Strings, D. 803 Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20

S2 S4 T1 WF

Ani Kavafian, Erin Keefe, Sean Lee, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin • David Aaron Carpenter, Richard O’Neill, viola • Jakob Koranyi, Mihai Marica, cello • Kurt Muroki, double bass • David Shifrin, clarinet • Bram van Sambeek, bassoon • Radovan Vlatkovi´ c, horn

TRaNSCENDENCE

sun 3/2/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S1 S3 WF Schubert: Notturno in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, D. 897, Op. 148 Beethoven: Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 135 Schubert: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163

Gilbert Kalish, Piano • Ani Kavafian, violin • Paul Watkins, cello • Miró Quartet (Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, violin • John Largess, viola • Joshua Gindele, cello)

emotion unbound

fri 3/7/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 F1 F2 Dvorˇák: Terzetto in C major for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74 Schumann: Trio No. 2 in F major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 80 Dohnányi: Quintet No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1

Juho Pohjonen, piano • Kristin Lee, Arnaud Sussmann, violin • Paul Neubauer, viola • David Finckel, cello

Russian twilight

tues 3/18/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 T1 T2 Rachmaninov: Two Movements for String Quartet Scriabin: Five Preludes for Piano, Op. 16 Arensky: Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35 Taneyev: Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 30

Wu Han, piano • David Finckel, cello • Escher String Quartet (Adam BarnettHart, Aaron Boyd, violin • Pierre Lapointe, viola • Dane Johansen, cello)

French Revelations

fri 3/21/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 F1 CMI Ravel: Jeux d’eau for Piano Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp Roussel: Serenade for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp, Op. 30 Françaix: Quintet No. 1 for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano Jongen: Deux pièces en trio for Flute, Cello, and Harp, Op. 80 Tournier: Suite for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp, Op. 34

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano • Kristin Lee, violin • Paul Neubauer, viola • Nicholas Canellakis, cello • Sooyun Kim, flute • Bridget Kibbey, harp

Destination America

Gloria Chien, Wu Han, piano • Daniel Hope, Yura Lee, violin • Paul Neubauer, viola • David Finckel, cello • Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet

QUARTET FOR THE END oF TIME

fri 4/11/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 F1 F2 MM Jalbert: Visual Abstract for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, and Percussion Carter: Esprit rude/esprit doux II for Flute, Clarinet, and Marimba Widmann: Fantasie for Clarinet Rautavaara: New Work for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

Gilles Vonsattel, piano • Nicolas Dautricourt, violin • Nicolas Altstaedt, cello • Amphion String Quartet (Katie Hyun, David Southorn, violin •

Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola • Mihai Marica, cello) • Tara Helen O’Connor, flute • Romie de Guise-Langlois, Jörg Widmann, clarinet • Ian David Rosenbaum, percussion

AN EVENING WITH SCHUMANN

sun 4/27/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S2 R. Schumann: Fantasiestücke for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 73 R. Schumann: Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 41, No. 1 R. Schumann: Selections from Fantasiestücke for Piano, Op. 12 C. Schumann: Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22 R. Schumann: Sonata No. 1 in A minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 105

Inon Barnatan, piano • Ani Kavafian, violin • Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin • Steven Tenenbom, viola • Timothy Eddy, cello) • Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet

duos and trios

tues 5/6/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 T1 T2 Brahms: Sonata in E-flat major for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120, No. 2 Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 Zhou Long: New Work for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano Schumann: Trio No. 3 in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 110

Inon Barnatan, piano • Benjamin Beilman, violin • Torleif Thedéen, cello • David Shifrin, clarinet

MENDELSSOHN & BRAHMS

fri 5/16/14 • 7:30 pm • $62/$48/$30 F1 CMI sun 5/18/14 • 5:00 pm • $70/$54/$37 S1 Mendelssohn: Selected Lieder ohne Worte (Songs Without Words) for Piano Mendelssohn: Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 87 Brahms: Selected Intermezzos for Piano Brahms: Quintet in G major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 111

Gilbert Kalish, piano • Shmuel Ashkenasi, Philip Setzer, violin • Richard O’Neill, Arnaud Sussmann, viola • Paul Watkins, cello


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photo credits: Dautricourt by nanogirl; Cooke by dario acosta; Pressler by Marco borggreve; Sitkovetsky by J. henry fair; O’Connor by lisa-Marie Mazzucco; de Guise-Langlois by claude-simon langlois; Danish String Quartet by caroline bittencourt; Muroki by scott heaney, d’addario company; K. Lee by arthur Moeller; Amphion String Quartet by Janette beckman; Hope by harald hoffmann/dG; Watkins by paul Marc Mitchell; Smith by Matt dine; Beilman by Maia cabeza; S. Lee by lisa-Marie Mazzucco; Wilson by richard termine; Fiterstein by lisa-Marie Mazzucco; Rosenbaum by Matt fried; Huang by lin li; Chien by lisa-Marie Mazzucco; McGill by david finlayson; Serkin by regina touhey serkin; Bax by lisa-Marie Mazzucco; Kavafian by christian steiner; MTM illustration © roger roth; Adolphe by barbara luisi; concert and other CMS photos by tristan cook


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