Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center “Reflections”


Saturday, November 19, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the nation’s premier repertory company, is committed to creating extraordinary programs that deliver the finest chamber music repertoire and artists. This concert, Reflections, is the second in their 4-concert series at The PAC this season.

Like all composers of the 1820’s, Mendelssohn was awestruck by the powerful profundity of Beethoven’s music; in his early Op. 13 string quartet, he freely borrowed ideas from Beethoven, fusing his own youthful style with the voice of the master. After intermission, experience three diverse composers drawn by a common inspiration: the power of Jewish music.

BEETHOVEN Sonata in E-flat major for Violin and Piano, Op. 12, No. 3 (1797-98)
MENDELSSOHN Quartet No. 2 in A minor for Strings, Op. 13 (1827)
BLOCH “Nigun” (“Improvisation”) from Baal shem, Three Pictures of Hassidic Life for Violin and Piano (1923)
PROKOFIEV Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet, and Piano, Op. 34 (1919)
SCHOENFIELD Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1986)

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Ida Kavafian , violin
Calidore String Quartet
David Shifrin , clarinet

Meet the Artists. Join us for an informal conversation with artists from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center beginning 45 minutes before the performance. Free with your ticket.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Times: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Presenter: The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
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