CMS at the Meadows: The German Tradition
SPAC resident company, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS), returns to Saratoga Springs this summer for a series of six programs and twelve performances at Pitney Meadows Community Farm from June 13- August 29, 2021.
The series will feature masterpieces from Beethoven’s preeminent string quartets to Schumann’s timeless Piano Quartet in E-flat major, alongside the U.S. Premiere of Twelve Blocks by pianist Michael Brown. Also highlighting the residency is the return of co-Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han and the SPAC debut of the Calidore String Quartet.
The series will take place rain or shine at Pitney Meadows Community Farm, under the High Tunnel greenhouse, a large outdoor event space. Maximum capacity will be limited to 200 persons, per performance. Performances will all be 75 minutes long with no intermission. Socially distanced pods of two will be allocated and reserved for ticket buyers. Seats will be provided.
6/20/21 Program: The German Tradition
WU HAN, piano
ARNAUD SUSSMANN, violin
PAUL NEUBAUER, viola
DAVID FINCKEL, cello
Beethoven: Trio in G major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 9, No. 1 (1797-98)
Schumann: Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47 (1842)