Aug 20, 2017

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Aug 20, 20173:00PM
French Virtuosity
With stunning instrumental fireworks, this program captures the vibrancy of the French musical scene at the turn of the century. Caplet's chilling musical narration of "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe (the author revered by both Debussy and Ravel) is surrounded by classics of the French Impressionist period.

Debussy Danse sacrée et Danse profane for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Bass
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Piano
Caplet Conte fantastique for Harp, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello
Chausson Concerto in D major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21

Elizabeth Hainen, Harp; Orion Weiss, Piano; Wu Han, Piano; Kristin Lee, Violin; Sean Lee, Violin; Arnaud Sussmann, Violin; Matthew Lipman, Viola; Dmitri Atapine, Cello; David Finckel, Cello; Joseph Conyers, Double Bass 

Chamber Chats

Join us 45 minutes before the performance for "Chamber Chats", pre-performance conversations from the stage