THE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
DAVID FINCKEL AND WU HAN, ARTISTIC DIRECTORS
FREE ACCESS TO 27 CHAMBER MUSIC EVENTS
& MASTER CLASSES
GLOBAL LIVE-STREAMING BEGINS OCTOBER 3
During the 2012-2013 season, the Chamber Music Society presents
Watch Live, an unprecedented array of chamber music events streamed live to computers and mobile devices. Viewers can enjoy a front row seat from anywhere in the world for lectures by leading educators and musicologists, master classes with renowned artists, and a multitude of already sold-out concerts ranging from traditional repertoire to contemporary works performed by 2012-2013 Season Artists of the Chamber Music Society and guests. Watch Live begins on October 3 with the first of Bruce Adolphe’s popular Inside Chamber Music lectures.
2012-2013 Watch Live Schedule
Five Late Night Rose concerts – programs begin at 9:00PM
October 11: Mozart & Korngold
November 8: Haydn, Copland, & Bartók
January 17: Beethoven & Mozart
March 14: Enescu & Dvořák May 16: Martinü & Beethoven Three New Music in the Kaplan Penthouse concerts – programs begins at 7:30PM October 18: Heinz Holliger, Georges Aperghis, & Karlheinz Stockhausen
January 31: Joan Tower, James MacMillan, & Thomas Adès
April 18: Brett Dean & Aaron Kernis
Master Classes – 11:00AMOctober 17: Flutist Tara Helen O’Connor
November 27: Pianist Jeremy Denk
February 19: Violinist Jorja Fleezanis
March 18: Jerusalem Quartet
April 23: Clarinetist David Shifrin
Three Britten Centennial concerts from the Rose Studio – concerts begin at 7:30PM Three programs in celebration of the centennial of Benjamin Britten juxtaposing the great English composer’s work in programs alongside selections by other composers for programs that provide perspective to his musical genius, performed by the Escher String Quartet.
October 25: Purcell, Britten, Gesualdo, & Beethoven
February 28: Britten, Bridge, Birtwistle, & Elgar
May 2: Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Ullmann, & Britten
Bruce Adolphe’s popular Inside Chamber Music lectures (four in October and four in February), focused on repertoire featured during the 2012-2013 season – lectures begin at 6:30PM Bruce Adolphe’s long-running Inside Chamber Music lectures are beloved by regulars and praised by first-timers for their depth, accessibility, and illuminating insights. The fall series,
Major Minor Works, explores the special hold the minor mode has on listeners in an exploration of four significant works in minor keys. Dates: October 3, 10, 17, and 24.
The winter series,
Grand Thoughts on a Small Scale, presents an in-depth listening and discussion of a wide variety of music for violin and piano. Bruce will explore how this combination of instruments can reveal a composer’s most profound musical thinking in concentrated form. Dates: February 6, 13, 20, and 27.
Glenn Watkins’s lecture on Carlo Gesualdo
In conjunction with a program on April 4 celebrating the 400
th anniversary of the death of the notorious Italian composer Carlo Gesualdo, on April 3 at 6:30PM, acclaimed writer and musicologist Glenn Watkins, author of The Gesualdo Hex, will be featured in a fascinating discussion of the composer with Bruce Adolphe.
Michael Parloff’s opening lecture on Shostakovich
In conjunction with the Jerusalem Quartet’s performance of the Shostakovich quartet cycle, noted lecturer Michael Parloff will present five lectures on the composer and his quartets. The opening lecture on March 13 at 6:30PM, addressing Shostakovich’s life and works, will be streamed live.
Young Ensembles Concert in the Rose Studio – a showcase for aspiring young musicians
The Young Ensembles Program is one of several training programs offered by the Education Department of CMS. Middle and junior high school chamber ensembles, chosen by audition, receive professional coaching by Artists of the Chamber Music Society or guests. The program culminates in a performance in the Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio at Lincoln Center on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM.