Chamber Music Society

Airs Mondays at 10 pm on WQXR.

Hosted by Elliott Forrest, with commentary by the performers and Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel, these programs are recorded live by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and produced by WQXR. The CMS radio series is syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network, heard on more than 60 commercial and non-commercial stations across the U.S. Broadcasts and carried locally on WQXR.

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Sasha Cooke Sings Brahms's 2 Most Poignant Songs

Tonight at 10 pm, don't miss a Chamber Music Society episode featuring mezzo Sasha Cooke singing Brahms's Zwei Gesänge. Also: Dvorak's massive F minor Trio.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday at 10 pm, Elliott Forrest co-hosts with David Finckel a weekly hour of performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

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Mozart and Beethoven Quintets

Monday, June 30, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features quintets by Mozart and Beethoven.

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Schumann and Dvorak

Monday, June 23, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features music by Schumann and Dvorak.

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Delightful Winds

Monday, June 16, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features woodwind works by Mozart, Milhaud and Ligeti.

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Schumann and Schubert

Monday, June 09, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features Schumann’s Three Romances for oboe and Schubert’s "Death and the Maiden" quartet.

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Remembering Loved Ones

Monday, June 02, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features works by Brett Dean and Bedřich Smetana.

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Bach and Schubert

Monday, May 26, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features works from Bach and Schubert.

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Child Prodigies

Monday, May 19, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features works by Mozart and Korngold. 

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French Favorites

Monday, May 12, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features works from Debussy and Ravel. 

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Serenades

Monday, May 05, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features serenades from Mozart and Dvořák.

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John Ireland and Brahms

Monday, April 28, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features Brahms’s String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36, plus John Ireland’s Cavatina and Bagatelle for Violin and Piano.

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Britten and Mendelssohn

Monday, April 21, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features chamber music with piano by Mendelssohn and Britten.

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Mozart and Shostakovich for Two Pianos

Monday, April 14, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features pianists Andre-Michel Schub and Anne-Marie McDermott playing music by Mozart and Shostakovich.

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Through the Looking Glass

Monday, April 07, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features the Escher String Quartet performing Beethoven’s Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132, plus Britten’s arrangement of Purcell’s Chacony in G Minor.

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Mendelssohn and Dvořák, Music for Strings

Monday, March 31, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a Mendelssohn quintet and a Dvořák terzetto.

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Shostakovich Quartets, Part II

Monday, March 24, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features the Jerusalem Quartet performing two Shostakovich string quartets.

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Delius, Bliss and Walton

Monday, March 17, 2014

This week features music from three English composers: Frederick Delius, Arthur Bliss and William Walton.

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Youthful Britten

Monday, March 10, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a an all-Britten program that focuses on the works of his youth. Performers include the Orion and Escher String Quartets.

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Hungarian Masters

Monday, March 03, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a program of Hungarian masters — Kodaly and Bartok — with soloists Ida Kavafian and Emanuel Ax.

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A French and English Connection

Monday, February 24, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features music from French and English composers.

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