National Radio Series

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s 2017-2018 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 heard by over six million listeners on more than sixty commercial and non-commercial stations across the U.S. Broadcasts, carried locally on WQXR-FM can be heard Monday evenings at 10:00 PM beginning on October 2.

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.

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2017-2018 Programs

1. Trios

Beethoven Serenade in D major for Flute, Violin, and Viola, Op. 25
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Daniel Phillips, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola

Mendelssohn Trio No. 1 in D minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 49
Jeffrey Kahane, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; David Finckel, cello

2. Stormy Seas

Mahler Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello
Wu Han, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

Brahms Quintet in F minor for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 34
Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Oland, violin; Asbjørn Norgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjolin, cello)

3. Landmark Pieces

Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor for Keyboard, BWV 903
Juho Pohjonen, piano

Schubert “Der Hirt auf dem Felsen” for Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano, D. 965, Op. 129
Lisette Oropesa, soprano; David Shifrin, clarinet; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Ravel Quartet in F Major
Escher Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

4. Schubert

Schubert Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163
Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching, William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largess, viola; Joshua Gindele, cello) Paul Watkins, cello

5. The Royals

Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor for Two Violins, Viola, Cello, Strings, and Continuo, after Corelli’s Op. 5, No. 12, “La Follia” (published 1726)
Paul Huang, Ani Kavafian, Yura Lee, Chad Hoopes, Danbi Um, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Mihai Marica, cello; Anthony Manza, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

Bach Selections from the Musical Offering, BWV 1079
Sooyun Kim, flute; Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Marcello Concerto in C minor for Trumpet, Strings, and Continuo
Gábor Boldoczki, trumpet; Paul Huang, Danbi Um, Ani Kavafian, Chad Hoopes, violins; Pierre Lapointe, Yura Lee, violas; Daniel McDonough, Mihai Marica, cellos; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

Corelli Concerto Grosso in F major for Two Violins, Cello, Strings, and Continue, Op. 6, No. 2
Ani Kavafian, Chad Hoopes, violin solos; Mihai Marica, cello solo; Danbi Um, Paul Huang, violin; Yura Lee, Pierre Lapointe, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

Torelli Concerto in forma di Pastorale per il Santissimo Natale for Two Violins, Cello, and Continuo, Op. 8, No. 6
Ani Kavafian, Danbi Um, violin solos; Daniel McDonough, cello solo; Paul Huang, Chad Hoopes, violin; Pierre Lapointe, Yura Lee, viola; Mihai Marica, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

Vivaldi Concerto in F major for Trumpet, Strings, and Continuo, RV 310
Gábor Boldoczki, trumpet; Ani Kavafian, Chad Hoopes, Danbi Um, Paul Huang, violin; Yura Lee, Pierre Lapointe, viola; Mihai Marica, Daniel McDonough, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

6. Finnish Master

Crusell Quartet in E-flat major for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 2
Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Areta Zhulla, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello

Sibelius Quartet in D minor for Strings, Op. 56, “Voces intimae”
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

7. 20th Century Master Trios

Shostakovich Trio No. 2 in E minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 67
Gloria Chien, piano; Bella Hristova, violin; Dmitri Atapine, cello

Ravel Trio in A Minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello
Michael Brown, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Mihai Marica, cello

8. Voices from Poland & Russia

Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano. Op. 28 (1915)
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Gloria Chien, piano

Penderecki Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello (1991)
Bella Hristova, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Arensky Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos, Op. 35 (1894)
Adam Barnett-Hart, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, David Finckel, cello

9. All French

Poulenc Sonata for Two Clarinets
David Shifrin, Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet

Chausson Concerto in D major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21
Arnaud Sussmann, violin solo; Wu Han, piano; Kristin Lee, Yura Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

10. Wit and Majesty

Haydn Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Hob. III:38, Op. 33, No. 2, “The Joke”
Orion String Quartet (Todd Phillips, Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Beethoven Trio in B-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 97, “Archduke”
Jeremy Denk, piano; Erin Keefe, violin; Efe Baltacigil, cello

11. Culturally Inspired

Francaix Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello
Yura Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Schoenfeld Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
David Shifrin, clarinet; Ida Kavafian, violin; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Prokofiev Quartet No. 2 in F major for Strings, Op. 92
Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Ryan Meehan, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello)

12. Serious Mozart

Mozart Sonata in E minor for Violin and Piano, K. 304
Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Inon Barnatan, piano

Mozart Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 515
Ani Kavafian, Benjamin Beilman, violin; Paul Neubauer, Lily Francis, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello

13. Early Works

Bridge Novelletten for String Quartet
Shanghai String Quartet (Weigang Li, Yi-Wen Jiang, violin; Honggang Li, viola; Nicholas Tzavaras, cello)

Ligeti Sonata for Cello
Dmitri Atapine, cello

Mendelssohn Quartet in C minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1
Wu Qian, piano; Chad Hoopes, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello

14. Delightful Winds

Milhaud La cheminée du roi René, Suite for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 205
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; William Purvis, horn

Ligeti Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; William Purvis, horn

Mozart Quintet in E-flat major for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano, K. 452
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Stephen Taylor, oboe; David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; William Purvis, horn

15. Emotion

Respighi Sonata in B minor for Violin and Piano
Paul Huang, violin; Alessio Bax, piano

Mendelssohn Quartet in E minor for Strings, Op. 44, No. 2
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

16. Stravinsky & Franck

Stravinsky Ragtime
Ida Kavafian, Lily Francis, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Kurt Muroki, double bass; Ransom Wilson, flute; Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet; William Purvis, horn; Louis Hanzlik, trumpet; David Taylor, trombone; Laurence Kaptain, cimbalom; Ayano Kataoka, percussion; Fred Sherry, conductor

Franck Quartet in D Major
St. Lawrence String Quartet (Geoff Nuttall, Owen Dalby, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello)

17. Italian Evolution

Vivaldi Concerto in D major for Mandolin, Strings, and Continuo, RV 93
Avi Avital, mandolin; Paul Huang, violin solo I; Danbi Um, violin solo II; Ani Kavafian, Chad Hoopes, violin; Mihai Marica, cello solo; Daniel McDonough, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

Vivaldi Aria from “Sovvente il sole”
Gábor Boldoczki, trumpet; Danbi Um, Chad Hoopes, violin; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord; Avi Avital, mandolin

Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor for Two Violins, Viola, Cello, Strings, and Continue after Corelli’s Op. 5, No. 12, “La Follia”
Paul Huang, violin solo I; Ani Kavafian, violin solo II; Yura Lee, viola solo; Daniel McDonough, cello solo; Chad Hoopes, Danbi Um, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Mihai Marica, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Jiayan Sun, harpsichord

Verdi Quartet in E minor for Strings
Orion String Quartet (Todd Phillips, Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

18. Strauss and Beethoven

Strauss Serenade in E-flat major for Winds, Op. 7
Ransom Wilson, Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, Stephen Taylor, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, David Shifrin, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Harry Searing, contrabassoon; Julia Pilant, Julie Landsman, Michelle Baker, Jennifer Montone, horn

Beethoven Septet in E-flat major for Winds and Strings, Op. 20
David Shifrin, clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Sean Lee, violin; Mark Holloway, viola; Mihai Marica, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass

19. Poetry

Mendelssohn Nocturne and Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream for Piano, Four Hands
Gloria Chien, Gilbert Kalish, piano

Rachmaninov “Lord, Now Lettest Thou Thy Servant Depart in Peace” Arranged for Cellos from Vespers, Op. 37
Dmitri Atapine, David Finckel, James Jeonghwan Kim, Richard Aaron, Jerry Grossman, Sarina Zhang, Sumire Kudo, Yi Qun Xu, Timothy Eddy, Rafael Figueroa, Carter Brey, Kevin Mills, cello

Saariaho Die Aussicht for Soprano, Flute, Guitar, Violin, and Cello
Tony Arnold, soprano; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Oren Fader, guitar; Yura Lee, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht [Transfigured Night] for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 4
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Sean Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, Matthew Lipman, viola; Keith Robinson, David Finckel, cello

20. The Classical Style

Haydn Quartet in C major for Strings, Hob. III: 57, Op. 54, No. 2
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Oland, violin; Asbjørn Norgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjolin, cello)

Beethoven Trio in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 1, No. 1
Wu Han, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Watkins, cello

21. Light to Dark

Wolf Italian Serenade for String Quartet
Orion String Quartet (Todd Phillips, Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Dvorak Trio in F minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 65
Orion Weiss, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Carter Brey; cello

22. French Discovery

Leclair Concerto in E minor for Violin, String Quartet, and Continuo, Op. 10, No. 5
Kristin Lee, violin solo; Arnaud Sussmann, Yura Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Wu Han, piano

Faure Quartet No. 2 in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 45
Alessio Bax, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

23. Schumann/Webern/Enescu

Schumann Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, Op. 113
Paul Neubauer, viola; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Webern Langsamer Satz for String Quartet
Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee, Meg Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello)

Enescu Sonata No. 3 in A minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 25, “Dans le caractère populaire roumain”
Yura Lee, violin, Alessio Bax, piano

24. Bach and Vivaldi

Bach Partita in A minor for Recorder, BWV 1013
Michala Petri, recorder

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Daniel Phillips, Bella Hristova, Erin Keefe, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Jakob Koranyi, cello; EdgarMeyer, bass; John Gibbons, harpsichord; Stephen Taylor, Randall Ellis, Mark Hill, oboe; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; William VerMeulen, Stewart Rose, horn

Vivaldi Concerto in C major for Sopranino Recorder, Strings, and Continuo, RV 433
Michala Petri, recorder; Cho-Liang Lin, Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Kurt Muroki, bass; Anthony Newman, harpsichord

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Ani Kavafian, Bella Hristova, Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, Mark Holloway, Richard O'Neill, viola; Fred Sherry, Jakob Koranyi, cello

25. Game Changers

Brahms Scherzo, WoO 2, from “F-A-E” Sonata for Violin and Piano
Ani Kavafian, violin; Alessio Bax, piano

Debussy Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 10
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Brook Speltz, cello)

Dean Twelve Angry Men for Twelve Cellos
Sumire Kudo, Carter Brey, Sarina Zhang, Jerry Grossman, Kevin Mills, Timothy Eddy, Dmitri Atapine, Richard Aaron, Yi Qun Xu, Rafael Figueroa, James Jeonghwan Kim, David Finckel, cello; Milan Turkovic, conductor

26. George Crumb's American Songbook

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

27. The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Mozart Quintet in C minor for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 406
Sean Lee, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Richard O’Neill, Matthew Lipman, viola; Keith Robinson, cello

Mendelssohn Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13
Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Ryan Meehan, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello)

28. American Winds

Norman Light Screens for Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Kristin Lee, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Mihai Marica, cello

Barber Summer Music for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn, Op. 31
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Trevor Nuckols, horn

Copland Sextet for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Piano
David Shifrin, clarinet; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Amphion String Quartet (Katie Hyun, David Southorn, violin; Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola; Mihai Marica, cello)

29. Duos

Dvorak Selected Slavonic Dances for Piano, Four Hands
Wu Qian, Orion Weiss, piano

Prokofiev Sonata in C Major for Two Violins, Op. 56
Chad Hoopes, Paul Huang, violin

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
Paul Neubauer, Che-Yen Chen, viola; Timothy Eddy, Dmitri Atapine, cello; Keith Robinson, viola da gambas; Scott Pingel, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

30. German

Berg Quartet for Strings, Op. 3
Amphion String Quartet (David Southorn, Katie Hyun, violin; Andy Lin, viola; Mihai Marica, cello)

Brahms Quintet in G major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 111
Philip Setzer, Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin; Richard O'Neill, Arnaud Sussmann, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

31. String Showcase

Moszkowski Suite in G minor for Two Violins and Piano, Op. 71
Kyoko Takezawa, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Wu Qian, piano

Tchaikovsky Sextet for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 70, “Souvenir de Florence”
Kyoko Takezawa, Alexander Sitkovetsky; Paul Neubauer, Matthew Lipman, viola; David Requiro, cello, David Finckel, cello

32. End of Time

Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano
Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Nicolas Dautricourt, violin; Nicolas Altstaedt, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

33. Schubert and Brahms

Schubert “Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt” for Voice and Piano, D. 877, Op. 62, No. 4
Michelle Areyzaga, soprano; Wu Han, piano

Brahms Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26
Alessio Bax, piano; Ani Kavafian, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Paul Watkins, cello

34. The Power of Two

Saint-Saëns Fantaisie in A major for Violin and Harp, Op. 124
Kristin Lee, violin; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Debussy Six épigraphes antiques for Piano, Four Hands
Soyeon Kate Lee, piano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Boëllmann Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 40
Gary Hoffman, cello; David Selig, piano

35. Back to Bach

Bach Suite No. 3 in C major for Cello, BWV 1009
Colin Carr, cello

Bach English Suite in A minor for Keyboard, BWV 807
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049
Sean Lee, violin solo; Sooyun Kim, Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Arnaud Sussmann, Kristin Lee, violin; Che-Yen Chen, Keith Robinson, cello; Scott Pingel, double bass; Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

36. Shostakovich Quartet

Shostakovich Quartet No. 11 in F minor for Strings, Op. 122
Jerusalem Quartet (Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, violin; Ori Kam, viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, cello)

Shostakovich Quartet No. 2 in A major for Strings, Op. 68
Jerusalem Quartet (Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, violin; Ori Kam, viola; Kyril Zlotnikov, cello)

37. Variations

Beethoven Variations in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 44 Op. 162
Orion Weiss, piano; Sean Lee, violin; Paul Watkins, cello

Brahms Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 18
Sean Lee, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Matthew Lipman, Richard O'Neill, viola; Keith Robinson, David Finckel, cello

38. Hungary

Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Torleif Thedéen, cello

Suk Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1
Gloria Chien, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Mihai Marica, cello

39. 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

40. Czech/Hungary

Dvorák Terzetto in C major for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74
Kristin Lee, Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola

Bartók “Fekete fod” for Voice and Piano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bartók “Annyi bánat” for Voice and Piano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bartók “Régi keserves” for Voice and Piano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bartók “Eddig való” for Voice and Piano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bartók Divertimento for Strings, BB 118
CMS string players, led by violinist Ida Kavafian

41. Beauty and the Beast

Haydn Quartet in F major for Strings, Op. 50, No. 5, “The Dream”
Orion String Quartet (Todd Phillips, Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello)

Bloch Quintet No. 1 for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Michael Brown, piano; Kristin Lee, Danbi Um, violin; Matthew Lipman, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello

42. Small to Big

Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello
Yura Lee, violin; Jakob Koranyi, cello

Vierne Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 42
Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Oland, violin; Asbjørn Norgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjolin, cello)

43. Mendelssohn and Schumann

Schumann Sonata in D minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 121
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Wu Qian, piano

Mendelssohn Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 80
Schumann Quartet (Erik Schumann, Ken Schumann, violin; Liisa Randalu, viola; Mark Schumann, cello)

44. Russian

Rachmaninov Prelude Op. 32, No. 5
Alessio Bax, piano

Rachmaninov Two Movements for String Quartet
Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello)

Mussorgsky Hopak (tr. Rachmaninov)
Alessio Bax, piano

Tchaikovsky Serenade in C major for Strings, Op. 48
CMS string players, led by violinist Cho-Liang Lin

45. The British are Coming

Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel for Voice and Piano
John Moore, baritone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

Bridge Sextet in E-flat major for Strings
Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, Paul Neubauer, viola; Timothy Eddy, Nicholas Canellakis, cello

46. Hommage

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

Brahms Sonata in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. 78
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Gilbert Kalish, piano

47. Romanticism Through the Ages

Zemlinsky Trio in D minor for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 3
David Shifrin, clarinet; Keith Robinson, cello; Wu Qian, piano

Schumann Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47
Wu Qian, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Yura Lee, viola; Jan Vogler, cello

48. American Dances

O’Connor F.C. Jig for Violin and Viola
Chad Hoopes, violin; Matt Lipman, viola

Tsontakis Selected KnickKnacks for Violin and Viola
Kristin Lee, violin; Richard O’Neill, viola

Barber Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28
Anne-Marie McDermott, Wu Han, piano

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue for Piano, Four Hands, arr. Henry Levine
Alessio Bax, Wu Han, piano

49. Late Style

Mozart Adagio in B minor for Piano, K. 540
Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Brahms Trio in A minor for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 114
Anthony McGill, clarinet; Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano

Janacek Mládí, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn
Sooyun Kim, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet; Romie de Guise-Langlois, bass clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; David Jolley, horn

50. Fun and Spirited

Vivaldi Concerto in G minor for Flute, Oboe, and Bassoon, RV 103
Danish String Quartet (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Frederik Oland, violin; Asbjørn Norgaard, viola; Fredrik Schøyen Sjolin, cello)

Mozart Duo No. 2 in B-flat major for Violin and Viola, K. 424
Bella Hristova, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola

Beethoven Trio in G major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 1
Benjamin Beilman, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

51. Folk Music

Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet, and Piano, Op. 34
David Shifrin, clarinet, Calidore String Quartet (Jeffrey Myers, Ryan Meehan, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello) Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Rzewski “Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues” from Four North American Ballads for Piano
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Dvorak Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81
Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Benjamin Beilman, Daniel Phillips, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Keith Robinson, cello

52. French Explorations 1922-25

Jongen Deux pièces en trio for Flute, Cello, and Harp, Op. 80 (1925)
Sooyun Kim, flute; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp

Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello (1922)
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Colin Carr, cello

Roussel Serenade for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Harp, Op. 30 (1925)
Sooyun Kim, flute; Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Bridget Kibbey, harp