CMS of Lincoln Center presents Emerson String Quartet with David Finckel


Saturday, October 22, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


“Arguably the world’s best group of chamber musicians.” –Fortune

The incomparable Emerson String Quartet, on the occasion its 40th anniversary season, celebrates with a selection of repertoire that has earned the ensemble its unrivaled nine Grammy Awards, delighted quartet aficionados the world over, and cemented its reputation as one of the greatest chamber ensembles of all time.

They will be joined by acclaimed cellist and leading figure in the chamber music world, David Finckel. Finckel was the cellist for the Emerson String Quartet from 1979 to 2013; he is currently the co-artistic director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

BEETHOVEN Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 95, “Serioso”
SHOSTAKOVICH Quartet No. 10 in A-flat major for Strings, Op. 118
SCHUBERT QUINTET in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163

Meet the Artists. Join us for an informal conversation with artists from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, led by Adriaan Fuchs, CMS’ Director of Artistic Planning and Touring, beginning 45 minutes before the performance.

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, October 22, 2016
Times: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Presenter: The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
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