CMS at the Meadows: The Calidore Plays Beethoven
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.
8/8/21 Program: The Calidore Plays Beethoven
CALIDORE STRING QUARTET
JEFFREY MYERS, violin
RYAN MEEHAN, violin
JEREMY BERRY, viola
ESTELLE CHOI, cello
Beethoven: Quartet in F minor for Strings, Op. 95, “Serioso” (1810-11)
Beethoven: Quartet in C major for Strings, Op. 59, No. 3, “Razumovsky” (1806)