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Glorious Sextets


The sumptuous sonorities of six strings provide the perfect sound palette for the unbounded romantic expression of three of classical music’s favorite composers: Strauss, Dvořák and Brahms. CMS Co-Artistic Director and cellist David Finckel is joined by a stellar line-up of CMS artists.

  • Strauss: Sextet for Strings from Capriccio, Op. 85
  • Dvořák: Sextet in A major, Op. 48
  • Brahms: Sextet No. 2 in G major, Op. 36

Ani Kavafian, Erin Keefe, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Matthew Lipman, viola; David Finckel, Dmitri Atapine, cello


This program is available for touring April 8-19, 2016.

For more information about booking CMS in North America, contact David Rowe Artists Management.
For information about booking CMS in Europe, Asia, and South America, contact IMG Artists.


Ani Kavafian (Credit: Bernard Mindich)
Erin Keefe (Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Yura Lee (Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Matthew Lipman (Credit: Harrison Linsey)