The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center (CMS) returns (August 4 - 20) with a roster of internationally celebrated artists, taking audiences at the Spa Little Theater on a musical journey with six programs designed specifically for the SPAC Residency of 23 works never before been performed by CMS at SPAC.
In addition to performances by David Finckel and Wu Han, Co-Artistic Directors of CMS, in residency for all three weekends, audiences will experience the return of the Escher Quartet, plus debut appearances by four artists including Chinese violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, British flutist Adam Walker, Bulgarian violinist Bella Hristova and renowned American cellist Keith Robinson.
- Ravel : Jeux d’eau for Piano
- Fauré: Fantasy for Flute and Piano, Op. 79
- Poulenc: Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Foss: Capriccio for Cello and Piano
- Britten: Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6
- Beethoven: Trio in D major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost”
Michael Brown, Piano; Bella Hristova, Violin; Angelo Xiang Yu, Violin; Nicholas Canellakis, Cello; Adam Walker, Flute.
French color, American optimism, British wit and German drama combine to create a program at once thrilling to the ears and riveting to the soul. Ravel’s iconic water work, Jeux d’eau, begins a program which includes reflective and dynamic French works by Poulenc and Fauré; Lukas Foss’s lively cello & piano Capriccio; Britten’s humorous and bold violin suite; and Beethoven’s Shakespeare-inspired “Ghost” trio, a game-changer in the chamber music landscape.