Watch & Listen
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The Artist Series focuses on the work of CMS musicians in a variety of ensembles, complemented by a short documentary film on their life and work.
New Milestones showcases more recent work by an exemplary roster of emerging and distinguished composers. Through this series, CMS commissions new works and presents iconic contemporary repertoire, ensuring that chamber music remains a fresh, evolving art form.
Composers in Focus
Enjoy a rare opportunity to sit in on intimate conversations between composers and musicians who know each other’s work, and in some cases have known each other for decades.
Explore the musical legacies of towering figures in classical music through conversations with students and colleagues along with film clips and historical photos.
Meet the Music!
Concerts for kids ages 6 and up. Now available to watch from the comfort of your home.
Join Bruce Adolphe as the world’s greatest and only Private Ear, Inspector Pulse, for short, family-friendly weekly music lessons.
The Beethoven Quartet Cycle Lectures
Pre-Concert lectures discussing all of Beethoven's String Quartets
Remembering George Crumb 1929-2022
We remember the eclectic and engaging composer George Crumb, who died February 2022 at the age of 92. CMS has been honored and privileged to have known him well, premiering severals works, first appearing in the 1979-80 season. He reshaped not only how we listen to music, but also how we look at it.
CMS salutes the contributions of Black Americans to classical music. The transformational effect on America’s history is realized in a curated list of works by Black composers that would not have been possible if it were not for the events of 1865.
Inspired by Art and Literature
The works in this week's playlist examine how music has long looked to art and literature for inspiration.
Stories and Legends
Some of the greatest stories have been told through music, as explored in this week's playlist.
Some chamber music works are nothing short of awe-inspiring. Hear some of the most sublime works in the repertoire in this week's playlist.
Friendship and Love
Listen to works celebrating friendship and love in this playlist.
Explore how the sound and spirit of nature is reflected in different chamber music works in this week's playlist.
The Power of Music
Music has the power to touch the soul, tell stories, and challenge the imagination. Explore the power of music in this playlist.
The Joy of Music
This week we explore music sure to brighten the mind and soul.
In this week's playlist we take you on a musical journey made to elevate your senses. Check back every day at 12:30 PM (ET) for a new video.
The Mighty Piano
Get your fill of piano with works that highlight this magnificent instrument.
Nothing conveys love quite like music. Enjoy some of the most romantic chamber music works.
Watch and listen to Hungary's deep musical roots.
Transcending: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Celebrates 50 Years
Celebrate CMS's historic milestone and vital work as the leading global chamber music institution.
New to Watch & Listen
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New Milestones: Interval
Copland: “I Bought Me a Cat” for Voice and Piano from Old American Songs, Set 1
Haydn: Quartet in D major for Strings, Hob. III:63, Op. 64, No. 5, “The Lark”
Handel: “Sweet Bird” for Soprano, Flute, Cello, and Continuo from L'Allegro, il Pensieroso ed il Moderato
Biber: Sonata representativa in A major for Violin and Continuo, C. 146
Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune for Ensemble
Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux for Ensemble
Beethoven: Trio in G major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 1, No. 2
Schubert: Quintet in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, D. 667, Op. 114, “Trout”
Debussy: “Harmonie du soir” from Cinq poèmes de Charles Baudelaire for Voice and Piano
Art of Interpretation: Shostakovich
Art of Interpretation: Haas and Schulhoff
Art of Interpretation: Rachmaninov
Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe: Fauré's Piano Quartet in G minor
Musical Heritage: Dorothy DeLay
Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe: Chopin's Sonata in G minor
Musical Heritage: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Art of Interpretation: Bach
Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe: Brahms's Quartet in A minor
Inside Chamber Music with Bruce Adolphe: Schubert's Quartet in G major
Meet the Music! Family Concerts
CMS National Radio Series
National Radio Series Program 9. Baroque — Focus on the Mandolin
National Radio Series Program 8. Bartók's Final Quartet
National Radio Series Program 7. Fairytales and Folksongs
National Radio Series Program 6. Wonders of Spain
National Radio Series Program 5. String Showcase
National Radio Series Program 4. Quartet Times Two
National Radio Series Program 3. Paganini Caprices
National Radio Series Program 2. Violin Spotlight in Eastern Europe
National Radio Series Program 1. Baroque Cornucopia
National Radio Series Program 52. Concerto Night!