Inside Chamber Music Lectures

Join distinguished composer and radio personality Bruce Adolphe and CMS musicians for investigations and insights into masterworks performed during the Alice Tully Hall season. Inside Chamber Music lectures are beloved by regulars and a revelation to first-timers for their depth, accessibility, and brilliance.

Fall Series

  • October 7
    Chopin's Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65 (1845–46)

  • October 14
    Brahms's Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 51, No. 2 (1865–73)

  • October 21
    Fauré's Quartet No. 2 in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 45 (1885–86)

  • October 28
    Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring for Piano, Four Hands (1911–13)

Winter Series

  • February 3
    Schubert's Quartet in G major for Strings, D. 887, Op. 161 (1826)

  • February 10
    Korngold's Quintet in E major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 15 (1921–22)

  • February 17
    Brahms's Trio in A minor for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 114 (1891)

  • February 24
    Mozart's Quintet in D major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 593 (1790)