Paul Watkins, Richard O'Neill
Paul Watkins, Richard O'Neill

International Collection

Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:30 PM at Alice Tully Hall


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Debussy’s impressionist cello sonata and Brahms’s magisterial string sextet are accompanied by a colorful clarinet trio by the Armenian Aram Khachaturian and a significant addition to the piano quintet repertoire by Welshman Huw Watkins. A cast of powerhouse performers promises an unforgettable performance.

Join us for a pre-concert composer chat with Huw Watkins at 6:30 PM in the Rose Studio. Free for ticket holders.


  • Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano (1915)
  • Khachaturian Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1932)
  • Huw Watkins Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (CMS Co-Commission, US Premiere) (2017)
  • Brahms Sextet No. 2 in G major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 36 (1864-65)