Classical 91.5

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Mondays at 8:00p on WXXI-FM Classical 91.5 and WXXY-FM 90.3

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.

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.

Ways to Connect

Lincoln Center

4/1          Castillo: Incident for Violin and Piano Beethoven: Septet for Winds and Strings (Alexander Sitkovetsky, v; Wu Qian, p; Adam Barnett-Hart, v; Pierre Lapointe, vla; Brook Speltz, c; Edgar Meyer, db; David Shifrin, cl; Bram van Sambeek, bn; Radovan Vlatkovic, h)
4/8          Thomas Adès: Arcadiana Fauré: Violin Sonata No. 1 (Jupiter String Quartet; Elmar Oliveira, v; Inon Barnatan, p)

Alan Louis Smith's modern American song cycle Vignettes - Ellis Island, features mezzo soprano Stephanie Blythe, in the March 4th broadcast.

St Lawrence String Quartet

The St. Lawrence String Quartet performs The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind by  Osvaldo Golijov on the Feb 11th episode.

The New York Times

1/21        Different Moods Sibelius: Suite for Violin, Viola, and Cello Franck: Quintet for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello (Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, Ani Kavafian, and Kristin Lee, v; Asbjørn Norgaard and Paul Neubauer, vla; Jakob Koranyi and David Requiro, c; Alessio Bax, p)