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Encore performance: Leila Josefowicz, violin and John Novacek, piano
Violinist Leila Josefowicz and pianist John Novacek brought down the house in a spectacular performance on Wednesday night, March 22, in Gates Concert Hall. The artists were generous enough to let us post a clip of their encore. Enjoy this performance of Charlie...
Jessie Montgomery: Musical America’s Composer of the Year
In honor of Black History Month, we're featuring several influential Black composers that have made an impression on FCM audiences in recent performances, starting with New York-based composer Jessie Montgomery, named Musical America's Composer of the Year (2023)....
Latest from the Spektral Quartet
Want an entirely new way to experience a string quartet? Check out the Spektral Quartet's new recording, Experiments in Living, which is enhanced by Tarot-style interpretive cards with art from Copenhagen-based collage artist and musician øjeRum, to create an...
On the snowy night of February 3rd, the Danish String Quartet performed an evening of Scandinavian folk music to a sold out crowd at Nocturne Jazz. Enjoy this recording of the Sønderho Bridal Trilogy, Pt. II., recorded as an encore the following night when the...
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Celebrates 50 Years!
To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents the global premiere of the documentary film “Transcending: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Celebrates 50 Years.” The film premieres September 10. Visit the CMS website for more details.
Listen to another archival recording from The Danish String Quartet's two-night Beethoven celebration in February 2020. Here is the fourth movement of Beethoven's Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, no. 3, "Razumovsky," performed on February 5, 2020.
From FCM's 2020 archives, the Miró Quartet performs the first movement of Mozart's Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, "The Hunt," recorded January 15, 2020.
The Danish String Quartet's two-night celebration of Beethoven was one of FCM's 2020 highlights. Enjoy this archival recording of the first movement of Beethoven's Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, no. 2, performed on February 4, 2020.
2020-21 Season Update
Friends of Chamber Music regrets to announce the cancellation of all concerts originally scheduled for our fall season. In addition to the ongoing health concerns and restrictions related to COVID-19, we have received official notice that the Newman Center for the Performing Arts will be closed to all public events through December 31, 2020.