Born just a year apart, Mendelssohn and Schumann were true contemporaries. Their music reveals a similar love for the classical forms of Beethoven and Haydn, but also highly individual approaches to creating playful and triumphant chamber music.
Celebrate with the musicians at a post-concert wine reception following each Summer Evenings performance.
- Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” from Die Zauberflöte for Cello and Piano, WoO 46 (1801)
- Haydn Trio in E minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Hob. XV:12 (1789)
- Mendelssohn Sonata in F major for Violin and Piano (1838, rev. 1953) (rev. Menuhin)
- Schumann Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47 (1842)
Now a summer tradition at CMS, Summer Evenings offers listeners three captivating programs of beloved chamber repertoire in Alice Tully Hall. Make sure to get your tickets early for this in-demand series.