National Radio Series 2022-23

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s 2022–2023 radio series season features 52 one-hour programs drawn from live performances. The programs are hosted by Elliott Forrest and include commentary from CMS Co-Artistic Director David Finckel and the performers. The CMS radio series is syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network and reached over 8 million listeners over the course of its 2022–2023 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.

The thrilling theme music for the program is the final variation of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50, performed by violinist Da-Hong Seetoo and CMS Artistic Directors cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han. You can buy the recording for this particular performance from ArtistLed.com.

Programs are posted in the Watch & Listen section of the CMS website on the Wednesday following their original broadcast. Looking for our 2021-22 Radio Programs? Click here.

2022-23 Programs

1. Baroque Cornucopia

Albinoni Concerto in D minor for Oboe, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 9, No. 2
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Ani Kavafian, James Thompson, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Edward Arron, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord

Bach Trio Sonata in G major for Two Flutes and Continuo, BWV 1039
Ransom Wilson, Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Timothy Eddy, cello; Juho Pohjonen, harpsichord

Couperin Concert Royal No. 4 in E minor for Oboe d'Amore and Continuo
Stephen Taylor, oboe d'amore; Timothy Eddy, cello; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord

Leclair Concerto in B-flat major for Violin, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 10, No. 1
Bella Hristova, solo violin; Aaron Boyd, Sean Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Mihai Marica, cello; Timothy Cobb, double bass; Gilles Vonsattel, harpsichord

2. Violin Spotlight in Eastern Europe

Enescu Sonata No. 3 in A minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 25, "Dans le caractère populaire roumain"
Danbi Um, violin; Orion Weiss, piano

Chopin Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 8
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

3. Paganini Caprices

Paganini Caprices for violin, Op. 1 for Violin and Piano (arr. Robert Schumann)
Sean Lee, violin; Peter Dugan, piano

4. Quartet Times Two

Mozart Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, K. 458, "Hunt"
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Øland, violin; Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello)

Spohr Double Quartet No. 1 in D minor for Strings, Op. 65
Kristin Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, violin; Mark Holloway, John Largess, viola; Joshua Gindele, Gary Hoffman, cello

5. String Showcase

Beethoven Sonata in E-flat major for Violin and Piano, Op. 12, No. 3
Paul Huang, violin; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Bartók Quartet No. 1 for Strings, BB 52, Op. 7
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Øland, violin; Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello)

6. Wonders of Spain

Falla Psyché for Voice, Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Yura Lee, viola; David Finckel, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Sarasate Navarra for Two Violins and Piano, Op. 33
Paul Huang, Danbi Um, violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Cassadó Trio in C major for Piano, Violin, and Cello
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Danbi Um, violin; Clive Greensmith, cello

Turina Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 67
Wu Qian, piano; Paul Huang, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

7. Fairytales and Folksongs

Schumann Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113
Matthew Lipman, viola; Henry Kramer, piano

Brahms Quartet in A minor for Strings, Op. 51, No. 2
Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Ryan Meehan, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello)

8. Bartók's Final Quartet

Dean Quartet No. 2 for Strings and Soprano, "And once I played Ophelia"
Tony Arnold, soprano; Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Bartók Quartet No. 6 for Strings, BB 119
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Brendan Speltz, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

9. Baroque — Focus on the Mandolin

Scarlatti Sonata in D minor for Mandolin and Continuo, K. 90
Avi Avital, mandolin; Jakob Koranyi, cello; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord; Paul O’Dette, lute

Vivaldi Sonata in D minor for Two violins and Continuo, RV 63, “La Follia”
Daniel Hope, Yura Lee, violin; Jakob Koranyi, cello; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord; Paul O’Dette, lute; Avi Avital, mandolin; Charles Weaver, guitar; Shane Shanahan, percussion

Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for violin, Mandolin, Strings, and Continuo, Op. 3, No. 8, RV 522
Bella Hristova, solo violin; Avi Avital, mandolin; Kristin Lee, Yura Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Jakob Koranyi, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
Ransom Wilson, flute; Jessica Lee, solo violin; Anthony Newman, harpsichord; Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass

10. Mendelssohn and His Discovery

Bach Trio Sonata in C minor for Flute, Violin, and Continuo, from Musical Offering, BWV 1079
Adam Walker, flute; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Timothy Eddy, cello; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

Mendelssohn Quartet in D major for Strings, Op. 44, No. 1
Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Ryan Meehan, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello)

11. Bach Cantatas

Bach Cantata Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort (Settle Accounts! Word of Thunder), BWV 168
Erin Morley, soprano; Phyllis Pancella, mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Michael Beattie, harpsichord/organ; Yura Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello; Timothy Cobb, double bass; Stephen Taylor, Randall Ellis, oboe d'amore; Peter Kolkay, bassoon

Bach Cantata Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen (Weeping, Crying, Sobbing, Sighing), BWV 12
Erin Morley, soprano; Phyllis Pancella, mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Michael Beattie, harpsichord/organ; Cho-Liang Lin, Yura Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, Beth Guterman, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Timothy Cobb, double bass; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Ethan Bensdorf, trumpet

Bach Cantata Alles nur nach Gottes Willen (Everything Following God's Will Alone), BWV 72
Erin Morley, soprano; Phyllis Pancella, mezzo-soprano; John Tessier, Tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Michael Beattie, harpsichord/organ; Cho-Liang Lin, Yura Lee, violin; Beth Guterman, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello; Timothy Cobb, double bass; Randall Ellis, Stephen Taylor, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon

12. The Genius of Mozart

Mozart Quartet in C major for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 285b
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello

Mozart Concerto in D minor for Piano, Flute, and Strings, K. 466 (arr. Carl Czerny)
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Sean Lee, Bella Hristova, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Mihai Marica, cello; Timothy Cobb, double bass

13. Mozart's Gran Partita

Mozart Serenade in B-flat major for Winds and Double Bass, K. 361, "Gran Partita"
Stephen Taylor, James Austin Smith, oboe; Anthony McGill, Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, Pavel Vinnitsky, basset horn; Peter Kolkay, Marc Goldberg, bassoon; Thomas Sefcovic, contrabassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, Eric Reed, Julia Pilant, Michelle Baker, horn; Anthony Manzo, double bass

14. Early and Late

Haydn Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20, No. 1, Hob. III:31
Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Beethoven Trio in C minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 1, No. 3
Inon Barnatan, piano; Augustin Hadelich, violin; Clive Greensmith, cello

15. Beethoven/Mendelssohn/Hummel

Mendelssohn Andante Sostenuto and Variations in E major for String Quartet, Op. 81, No. 1
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Brendan Speltz, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

Beethoven An die ferne Geliebte for Voice and Piano, Op. 98
Randall Scarlata, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Hummel Septet in D minor for Flute, Oboe, Horn, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Piano, Op. 74
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Alessio Bax, piano

16. Schubert’s Trout Quintet

Harbison November 19, 1828 for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello
Emanuel Ax, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello

Schubert Quintet in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, D. 667, Op. 114, “Trout”
Emanuel Ax, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello; Edgar Meyer, double bass

17. Schubert: From Song to Instrumental Lyricism

Schubert "An Schwager Kronos" for Voice and Piano, D. 369, Op. 19, No. 1
Nikolay Borchev, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Schubert "Willkommen und Abschied" for Voice and Piano, D. 767, Op. 56, No. 1
Nikolay Borchev, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Schubert Trio No. 2 in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, D. 929, Op. 100
Juho Pohjonen, piano; Sean Lee, violin; David Finckel, cello

18. Viennese Bookends

Berg Sonata for Piano, Op. 1
Alessio Bax, piano

Schubert Trio No. 1 in B-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, D. 898, Op. 99
Wu Han, piano; Phillip Setzer, violin; David Finckel, cello

19. From the Movie Screen to the Concert Hall

Rota Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano
Sooyun Kim, flute; Angelo Xiang Yu, violin; Lise de la Salle, piano

Korngold Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23
Wu Qian, piano; Danbi Um, Sean Lee, violin; Mihai Marica, cello

20. George Crumb's American Songbook

Crumb Selections from American Songbooks for Baritone, Piano, and Percussion
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano; Ayano Kataoka, David Cossin, Haruka Fujii, Jeffrey Milarsky, percussion

21. Dynamic Duos

Mozart Sonata in C major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 521
Alessio Bax, Lucille Chung, piano

Brahms Sonata No. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38
David Finckel, cello; Wu Han, piano

22. Instrumental Array

Janáček Concertino for Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Two Violins, Viola, and Piano
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Stewart Rose, horn; Aaron Boyd, Bella Hristova, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Mozart Quintet in A major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, K. 581
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Danbi Um, Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello

23. International Virtuosity

Bottesini Gran duo concertante for Violin, Double Bass, and Piano
Paul Huang, violin; Xavier Foley, double bass; Orion Weiss, piano

Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for Bassoon, Strings, and Continuo, RV 497
Marc Goldberg, bassoon; Erin Keefe, Francisco Fullana, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello; Xavier Foley, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, Harpsichord

Bottesini Première rhapsodie for Clarinet and Piano
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Wu Qian, piano

Liszt Grand duo concertant sur la romance de ‘Le Marin' for violin and pian
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Gloria Chien, piano

24. Bolcom and Bernstein

Bolcom Quintet No. 1 for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Shai Wosner, piano; Emerson String Quartet (Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, violin; Lawrence Dutton, viola; Paul Watkins, cello)

Bernstein Arias and Barcarolles for Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone, and Piano, Four Hands
Tamara Mumford, Mezzo-soprano; Nathan Gunn, Baritone; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Sebastian Knauer, piano

25. Russian Sentiment

Tchaikovsky Valse Sentimentale for Cello and Piano, Op. 51, No. 6
Julie Albers, cello; Alessio Bax, piano

Rachmaninov Trio élégiaque in D minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 9
Alessio Bax, piano; Elmar Oliveira, violin; Paul Watkins, cello

26. "Hommage á Brahms"

Ligeti Trio for Violin, Horn, and Piano, “Hommage à Brahms”
Jeremy Denk, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Jennifer Montone, horn

Brahms Sonata No. 1 in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. 78
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Gilbert Kalish, piano

27. American Masters

Schwantner Black Anemones for Flute and Piano
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Crumb The Ghosts of Alhambra (Spanish Songbook I) for Voice, Guitar, and Percussion
Randall Scarlata, baritone; Oren Fader, guitar; Daniel Druckman, percussion

Liebermann Sonata No. 5 for Cello and Piano, Op. 136
Dmitri Atapine, cello; Hyeyeon Park, piano

28. The 20th Century Clarinet

Bernstein Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
David Shifrin, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

Milhaud La cheminée du roi René Suite for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 205
Sooyun Kim, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Gina Cuffari, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Hindemith Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Sean Lee, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Michael Stephen Brown, piano

29. New World Winds

Woolf Righteous Babe for Flute and Piano
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Carter Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Sooyun Kim, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Gina Cuffari, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Tomasi Cinq danses profanes et sacrées for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Sooyun Kim, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Gina Cuffari, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin for Wind Quintet
Sooyun Kim, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; Eric Reed, horn

Coleman Umoja for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Sooyun Kim, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Gina Cuffari, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

30. Czech Delights

Janáček Pohádka (Fairy Tale) for Cello and Piano
David Requiro, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Dvořák Quartet in G major for Strings, Op. 106
Emerson String Quartet (Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, violin; Lawrence Dutton, viola; Paul Watkins, cello)

31. International Virtuosity II

Kreisler Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta for Violin and Piano
Yura Lee, violin; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bartók Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
Alexi Kenney, violin; Sebastian Manz, clarinet; Alessio Bax, piano

Rachmaninov Suite No. 2 in C minor for Two pianos, Op. 17
Wu Qian, piano; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

32. French Treats

Ravel Don Quichotte à Dulcinée for Voice and Piano
Will Liverman, baritone; Wu Qian, piano

Debussy Petite Suite for Piano, Four Hands
Anne-Marie McDermott, Wu Han, piano

Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Yura Lee, viola; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano
Chad Hoopes, violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

33. Art of the Duo

Dutilleux Sonatine for Flute and Piano
Ransom Wilson, flute; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Schoenfield Sonata for Violin and Piano (CMS Co-Commission)
Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Jon Kimura Parker, piano

Barber Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6
Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Michael Stephen Brown, piano

34. Beethoven and Brahms

Beethoven Variations in G major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 121a, “Kakadu”
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Carter Brey, cello

Brahms Trio No. 1 in B major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 8
Jeffrey Kahane, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, violin; David Finckel, cello

35. Play!

Villa-Lobos Assobio A Játo (The Jet Whistle) for Flute and Cello
Sooyun Kim, flute; Mihai Marica, cello

Stravinsky Five Easy Pieces for Piano, Four Hands
Gilbert Kalish, Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Dvořák Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 51
Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann, Ken Schumann, violin; Liisa Randalu, viola; Mark Schumann, cello)

36. Russian Masters

Shostakovich Impromptu for Viola and Piano
Paul Neubauer, viola; Wu Han, piano

Tchaikovsky Trio in A minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 50
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Chad Hoopes, violin; Clive Greensmith, cello

37. Echos of Eastern Europe

Dvořák Selections from Ohlas písní (Echo of Songs) for String Quartet (arr. from Cypresses, B. 11), B. 152
Daniel Hope, Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

Enescu Octet in C major for Strings, Op. 7
Bella Hristova, Susie Park, Jessica Lee, Kristin Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, Yura Lee, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, Timothy Eddy, cello

38. Viennese Masters

Schubert “Ballet Music No. 2” for Violin and Piano from Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern, D. 797 (arr. Kreisler)
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Yekwon Sunwoo, piano

Schubert “Erlkönig” for Baritone and Piano, D. 328, Op. 1
Yunpeng Wang, baritone; Inon Barnatan, piano

Zemlinsky Quartet No. 2 for Strings, Op. 15
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Brendan Speltz, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

39. Evolving Ensembles

Boccherini Quintet No. 4 in D major for Guitar and String Quartet, G. 448
Jason Vieaux, guitar; Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20
Sean Lee, Danbi Um, Arnaud Sussmann, Paul Huang, violin; Matthew Lipman, Mark Holloway, viola; David Finckel, Paul Watkins, cello

40. Evening with Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn Andante and Allegro brillant for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 92
Orion Weiss, Huw Watkins, piano

Mendelssohn Concertpiece No. 2 in D minor for Clarinet, Basset Horn, and Piano, Op. 114
Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, basset horn; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Mendelssohn Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 87
Paul Huang, Sean Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, Matthew Lipman, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

41. String Quintet Tour

Watkins Quintet for piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Paul Huang, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

Glazunov Quintet in A major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 39
Sean Lee, Alexi Kenney, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, David Finckel, cello

42. Beethoven: Five and Four

Beethoven Quintet in E-flat major for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano, Op. 16
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Wu Qian, piano

Beethoven Quartet in G major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 2
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Øland, violin; Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello)

43. French Exploration

Jolivet Chant de Linos for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp
Ransom Wilson, flute; Bella Hristova, violin; Ida Kavafian, viola; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Françaix Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn

Poulenc Sextet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Alessio Bax, piano

44. New England to New York

Copland "New England Countryside" from The City arranged for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Adam Walker, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; David Jolley, horn

Carter Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello, and Harpsichord
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Mihai Marica, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, harpsichord

Ives Quartet No. 2 for Strings
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Danbi Um, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

45. Aspects of Shostakovich

Shostakovich Spanish Songs for Voice and Piano, Op. 100
Will Liverman, baritone; Wu Qian, piano

Shostakovich Quintet in G minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 57
Gilbert Kalish, piano; Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann, Ken Schumann, violin; Liisa Randalu, viola; Mark Schumann, cello)

46. Contrasting Quintets

Andres Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Gloria Chien, piano; Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann, Ken Schumann, violin; Liisa Randalu, viola; Mark Schumann, cello)

Bridge Quintet in D minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, H. 49
Shai Wosner, piano; Danbi Um, Chad Hoopes, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; David Requiro, cello

47. Iconic Works and Unknown Gems

Haydn Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Hob. III:71, Op. 71, No. 3
Miró Quartet (Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largess, viola; Joshua Gindele, cello

Hahn Quintet in F-sharp minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Wu Qian, piano; Chad Hoopes, Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Dmitri Atapine, cello

48. Britain's 20th Century Masters

Britten Three Divertimentos for String Quartet
Chad Hoopes, Danbi Um, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; David Requiro, cello

Elgar Quintet in A minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 84
Orion Weiss, piano; Cho-Liang Lin, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Keith Robinson, cello

Stravinsky L'Histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale), Trio Version for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
David Shifrin, clarinet; Ida Kavafian, violin; Lukas Foss, piano

49. Parallel Masters: Beethoven and Dohnányi

Beethoven Trio in D major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 2
Erin Keefe, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello

Dohnányi Quintet No. 2 in E-flat minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26
Orion Weiss, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Keith Robinson, cello

50. Beethoven's Star Pupil

Hummel Quintet in E-flat for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass, Op. 87
Wu Qian, piano; Richard Lin, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Blake Hinson, double bass

Beethoven Quartet in C minor for Strings, Op. 18, No. 4
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Øland, violin; Asbjørn Nørgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin, cello)

51. Musical Journeys: Post-WW II to Today

Cheung All Roads for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Danbi Um, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

Strauss Metamorphosen for Two Violins, Two Violas, Two Cellos, and Bass
Bella Hristova, Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Richard O'Neill, Mark Holloway, viola; Dmitri Atapine, David Requiro, cello; Xavier Foley, double bass

52. Intimate to Epic

Schubert Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat major for Piano, D. 899, Op. 90
Emanuel Ax, piano

Beethoven Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge Op. 133
Belcea Quartet (Corina Belcea, Axel Schacher, violin; Krzysztof Chorzelski, viola; Antoine Lederlin, cello)