VC LIVE | Violin Channel “Celebrating 50 Years of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” Festival [WATCH LIVE]

We’re coming to you live from the 2 day all-day Violin Channel "Celebrating 50 Years of CMS" Festival - in New York City

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The online celebration will feature 8 full-length concerts, masterclasses, and lectures from the CMS archive, and will include introductions from CMS Co-Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han.

If you are enjoying the performances and would like to support the artists, you can do so now at: www.chambermusicsociety.org/gala

 

 

VIOLIN CHANNEL FESTIVAL 'CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER' SCHEDULE:

 


TUESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER, 2020
10:00 AM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Bach, Kreisler, Schubert’

This morning’s concert, with violinists Aaron Boyd, Arnaud Sussman, Sean Lee and VC Artist Benjamin Beilman, violists Larry Dutton and VC Artist Matthew Lipman, cellists Paul Watkins, Clive Greensmith and David Requiro, bassist Tim Cobb, oboist Stephen Taylor, flutist Sooyun Kim, bassoonist Marc Goldberg, trumpet player David Washburn, keyboardist John Gibbons and pianist Yekwon Sun Woo, features Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Kreisler’s “Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta” and Schubert’s Cello Quintet in C Major

 


12:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Festival - ‘Inside Chamber Music’ Lecture with Bruce Adolphe

This afternoon’s stream, hosted by resident lecturer Bruce Adolphe with violinists Daniel Phillips and Chad Hoopes, violist En-Chi Cheng and cellists Mihai Marica and Inbal Segev, features Schubert’s Cello Quintet in C Major

 


2:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Haydn, Hubay, Sarasate & Korngold’

This afternoon’s stream, with violinists VC Artist Paul Huang, Danbi Um, Kristin Lee and Sean Lee, violist VC Artist Matthew Lipman, cellists David Requiro and Gilles Vonsattel, pianist Orion Weiss and the Orion Quartet, features Haydn’s Quartet in E-Flat Major, Hubay’s “Scènes de la Csárda No. 3”, Sarasate’s “Navarra” and Korngold’s Quintet in E Major

 


 

4:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Schubert, Sorensen & Enescu’

This afternoon’s concert, with violinists VC Artists Paul Huang and Benjamin Beilman, Sean Lee, Bella Hristova, Susie Park, Jessica Lee, Kristin Lee, violists Richard O’Neill, Mark Holloway and Yura Lee, cellist Nicholas Canellakis, bassist Timothy Eddy and the Danish String Quartet, features Schubert’s “Rondo” in A Major, Sorensen’s “Shine You No More” and Enescu’s Octet

 


 

5:00 PM (EDT) -  VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Festival - ‘VC Ask Me Anything’ with VC Artist Paul Huang & Danbi Um 

Today’s VC AMA (Ask Me Anything), is with special guests and CMS musicians, violinists VC Artist Paul Huang and Danbi Um | Go ahead, ask Paul and Danbi anything … ( just please keep things PG-13)

 

VC LIVE | VC AMA (Ask Me Anything) - With VC Artist Paul Huang & Danbi Um

VC LIVE | We’re coming to you this afternoon from the 2020 Violin Channel “Celebrating 50 Years of the The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” Festival | Today’s VC AMA (Ask Me Anything), is with special guests and CMS musicians, violinists VC Artist Paul Huang, Violinist and Danbi Um, Violinist | Go ahead, ask Paul and Danbi anything … ( just please keep things PG-13)

Posted by The Violin Channel on Tuesday, 8 September 2020

 


6:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Festival - Violin Masterclass with Cho Liang-Lin

This evening’s masterclass with violinist Cho Liang Lin, features Manhattan School of Music students, violinist Christopher Anderson, violist Damon Taheri, cellist Yoobin Chung and pianist Weiyi Xu, working on the details of Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor

 


8:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Beethoven, Bottesini & Suk’

This evening’s concert, with violinists VC Artist Paul Huang, Daniel Hope, Cho Liang Lin, Kristin Lee, violists Paul Neubauer, Mark Holloway and John Largess, cellists Gary Hoffman and David Finckel, pianists Wu Han and Orion Weiss and VC Young Artist Xavier Foley, performing Bottesini’s “Gran duo concertante”, Suk’s Quartet in A Minor and Beethoven’s Quintet in C Major 

 

 


 

WEDNESDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER, 2020
10:00 AM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Schumann & Dvorak’

This morning’s concert, with violinists VC Artist Augustin Hadelich, Erin Keefe and Kristin Lee, violists Yura Lee and Richard O’Neill, cellists Efe Baltacigil and Clive Greensmith and the Schumann Quartet,  features Beethoven’s Trio in C Minor, Rachmaninoff’s “Two Movements for String Quartet” and Dvorák’s Quintet in E-Flat Major

 

 


 

12:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Festival - ‘Meet the Music: Leaping Leopold’

This afternoon’s fun educational concert, with resident lecturer Bruce Adolphe, pianist Orion Weiss, violinist Katie Hyun, violist Mark Holloway and cellist Mihai Marica tells the tale of Mozart’s father, Leopold, who magically comes back to life to teach a group of secretly expert musicians how to play their instruments

 

 


 

2:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Burleigh, Bartok, Chausson & Brahms’

This afternoon’s concert, with violinists VC Artist Francisco Fullana, Chad Hoopes, Ani Kavafian and Daniel Hope, violists Che-yen Chen and Paul Neubauer, cellists Dmitri Atapine and David Finckel, pianists Gil Kalish and Wu Han, soprano Joelle Harvey and VC Artist Calidore Quartet, features Burleigh’s “Southland Sketches”, Bartók’s String Quartet No. 3, Chausson’s “Chanson Perpétuelle” and Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor

 

 


 

4:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Festival - Violin Masterclass With Daniel Hope

This afternoon’s chamber music masterclass, with violinist Daniel Hope and the Arte Quartet, looks into the details of Beethoven’s Quartet in E Minor

 

 


6:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Rota, Babadjanian & Schoenberg’

This evening’s concert, with violinists VC Artist Angelo Xiang Yu, Sasha Sitkovetsky, Sean Lee and Ani Kavafian, violists VC Artist Matthew Lipman and Richard O’Neill, cellists Mihai Marica, Keith Robinson, and David Finckel, flutist Sooyun Kim and pianists Lise de la Salle and Gloria Chien, features Rota’s Trio, Babadjanian’s Trio in F-Sharp Minor and Schoenberg’s “Verklarte Nacht”

 

 


8:00 PM (EDT) - VC “Celebrating 50 years of CMS” Presents: ‘Weber, Kodaly, Faure & Mendelssohn’

This evening’s concert, with violinists VC Artist Paul Huang, Ida Kavafian, Alexi Kenney and Sean Lee, violists VC Artists Matthew Lipman, Paul Neubauer and Yura Lee, cellists Colin Carr and Paul Watkins, pianist Wu Han and the Escher Quartet, features Webern’s “Langsamer Satz”, Kodály’s “Serenade”, Fauré’s “Sicilienne” and “Papillon” and Mendelssohn’s Quintet No. 2 in B-Flat Major

 

 

 


 

The festival will be followed on the 10th of September with the global premiere of the new documentary film: 'Transcending: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Celebrates 50 Years.'

The 53-minute film will stream live on The Violin Channel's Facebook at 7:00pm (EDT) and will be introduced by stage and screen actor Annette Bening.