19-20 Tour Updates
We are working in collaboration with our presenting partners to take steps to address the developing COVID-19 situation. The following tours have been cancelled or postponed. Please contact the presenting partner for questions about ticketing policies.
Cancelled and postponed tours:
March 21: Drew University, Madison, NJ
March 22: Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, BC Canada
March 26: Harris Theater, Chicago, IL
March 27: Melbourne Chamber Music Society, Melbourne, FL
March 29: University of Georgia, Athens, Athens, GA
April 5: Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA
April 14: Royal Library of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
April 15: Wigmore Hall, London, UK
April 16: Muziekgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands
April 19: Stadsgehoorzall, Aalmarkt Hall, Leiden, Netherlands
April 21: Harris Theater, Chicago, IL
April 25: SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
May 1: Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA
Enjoy a Concert from Home:
With thanks to all of our audiences, and for people everywhere who are at home now because of the health situation, CMS stands by our commitment to continue bringing the best chamber music to people all over the globe. From weekly curated playlists to daily releases of archival videos and audio, we invite you to bring the music into your own home while we are unable to present live concerts at Lincoln Center over the next eight weeks.
Every day at 12:30 PM (ET), we invite you to take a break, sit back, and enjoy some world-class chamber music. We'll be releasing daily chamber music performances and events, highlighting some of the 1,000+ works in our archive, including performances, lectures, and family programs. Each week a different theme will lead you through some of the most masterful works in the chamber music repertoire. Find supplemental articles, interviews, and lectures within each playlist to enhance your listening.
At this time of feeling isolated, we exist as part of a community and participating in an elevated human experience brings us closer together and brings us in touch with our humanity. Chamber music was meant to be enjoyed with friends, and these weekly curated playlists are a way to join us all together to experience the transformative powers of music.
CMS will also release regular education materials to keep curious minds of all ages active and engaged, from fun and accessible family programs for kids ages 6 and up to Master Classes featuring some of the most highly regarded musicians in the world. CMS Education initiatives will continue by providing schools with online resources of videos, lectures, and other assignments.
Even More Chamber Music:
Our website’s Watch & Listen page also houses over a thousand videos of concerts, lectures, and masterclasses, as well as fifty years of audio recordings. Now, as much as ever, we look to the power of music to uplift and inspire. We hope you will enjoy our livestreams and digital archives while we are unable to gather together in the concert hall.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's Resident Lecturer, Bruce Adolphe, offers investigations and insights into chamber music masterworks in the Inside Chamber Music podcast. Beloved by regulars and a revelation to first-timers for their depth, accessibility, and brilliance, we dig into the ICM lecture recording archive to share our favorite lectures with you. Lectures will be released bi weekly and are available on iTunes and Google Play.
Hosted by radio host Elliott Forrest and with commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and CMS performers, the CMS radio series season features 52 one-hour programs drawn from live performances. The CMS radio series is syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network, and reached over 8 million listeners over the course of its 2018-2019 broadcast season on more than sixty commercial and non-commercial stations across the U.S. Broadcasts, carried locally on WQXR-FM, can be heard Saturday evenings at 10:00 PM. Tune in every Wednesday for a new program.