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Music of America with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, February 2020

The Appalachian Mountains
The Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains and American Folk Songs serve as the inspiration for pieces shared this month from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. The program (on 2/19) will feature works by Samuel Barber and Stephen Foster, as well as a suite from Copland's Appalachian Spring

2/5        Mozart: Quintet in D (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, v; Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom, vla; Timothy Eddy, c) Brahms: Trio in C (Sitkovetsky Trio: Wu Qian, p; Alexander Sitkovetsky, v; Richard Harwood, c)

2/12      Beethoven: Violin Sonata (Bella Hristova, v; Gilbert Kalish, p) Mozart: Quartet (Escher String Quartet: Adam Barnett-Hart, Danbi Um, v; Pierre Lapointe, vla; Brook Speltz, c)

2/19      Barber: Souvenirs for Piano (Gilles Vonsattel, Wu Han, p) O’Connor: FC's Jig for Violin and Viola (Arnaud Sussmann, v; Paul Neubauer, vla) Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite for Ensemble (Kristin Lee, v; ensemble of CMS artists) Foster/O’Connor: Selections from The Social Orchestra (an ensemble of CMS artists)

2/26      Kreisler: Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta (Yura Lee, v; Gilbert Kalish, p) Bartók: Contrasts (Alexi Kenney, v; Sebastian Manz, cl; Alessio Bax, p) Rachmaninov: Suite No. 2 (Wu Qian, Anne-Marie McDermott, p)