New York: December 20, 2021 -- The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) announced Friday the five-year renewal of the artistic director contracts for David Finckel and Wu Han. The renewed contract runs through the end of the 2026-27 season. Finckel and Wu Han assumed the roles of artistic directors beginning with the 2004-2005 season, and at the completion of this renewed contract, they will become the longest-serving artistic directors in the organization’s history.
“We are honored to receive CMS’s vote of confidence to continue leading the organization on the path we have forged,” said David Finckel and Wu Han. “CMS’s responsibility to serve the art of chamber music at Lincoln Center constitutes a strong, clear mission which guides our work in all aspects. We pledge to remain true to that mission, and to deliver programming and performances of the highest artistic excellence.”