Since 1989, the Maestro Chamber Music Society has consistently produced "the world’s finest chamber music experience." Concerts are held in an acoustically exquisite private home, designed and ideally suited for this genre. The intimate setting recreates the genuine aesthetic of the golden age of chamber music, while fostering a kinship amongst like-minded individuals.

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Maestro Chamber Music Society 2014-2015 Season

Sunday October 5, 2014 | 4 pm
Steven Isserlis, cello & Ya-Fei Chuang, piano

"Mr. Isserlis' musicality and command of his instrument is breathtaking." —Chicago Critics Circle

  • Dvořák: Waldesruhe, Op. 68/5
    Zemlinsky: Cello Sonata in A minor (1894)
    Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
    Bargiel: Adagio, Op. 38
    Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99
Sunday October 26, 2014 | 4 pm
Hagen Quartet

"Music that challenges convention…with a beauty that brings you to your knees"
—Hamburger Abendblatt

Mozart: String Quartet in C major, K. 465
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat major, Op. 67
Saturday December 6, 2014 | 7:30 pm
Saturday December 6, 2014 | 7:30 pm
Tallis Scholars

"The sound coming from the Tallis Scholars almost surpassed the humanly possible."
—The Telegraph

Byrd: Vigilate
Desprez: Missa Gaudeamus
Allegri: Miserere
Byrd: Ye sacred muses
Byrd: Ne irascaris, Domine
Anerio: Christus factus est
Palestrina: Tribulationes civitatum
Palestrina: Laudate pueri dominum
Saturday January 17, 2015 | 7:30 pm
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Benjamin Beilman, violin
Ani Kavafian, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola
Yura Lee, viola
David Finckel, cello

"Intensely committed performances." —The New York Times

  • Kodaly: Serenade for Two Violins and Viola
    Brahms: String Quintet in G major, Op. 111
    Dvořák: String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 97
Sunday February 1, 2015 | 4 pm
12th ANNUAL FOUNDERS' GALA
James Ehnes, violin & Orion Weiss, piano

"To everything, Ehnes and Weiss applied artistry of heightened sophistication and urgency."
—The Plain Dealer

Mozart: Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7, Op. 30/2
Brahms: Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor
Schubert: Fantasy in C major Op. 159, D. 934
Saturday February 21, 2015 | 7:30 pm
Sergey Schepkin, piano

"An artist of uncommon, almost singular capability and integrity...…" —The Boston Globe

Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 22
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Saturday March 14, 2015 | 7:30 pm
Takács Quartet

"The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level."
—The London Guardian

Schubert: Quartettsatz, D. 703
Haydn: "Emperor" String Quartet, Op. 76/3
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden", D. 810
 

Saturday April 11, 2015 | 7:30 pm
14th ANNUAL ROBERT E. TURNER PIANO RECITAL
Elisso Virsaladze, piano

"A marvelous synthesis: intellectual control, musical sovereignty, and technical facility. The public was enchanted." —Corriere della Sera

Schubert: Four Impromptus, Op. 90
Schubert: Six moments musicaux, Op. 94, No. 2
Liszt: Soirées de Vienne, No. 6
Mozart:  9 Variations on "Lison dormait," K. 264 
Schumann: Arabeske in C major, Op. 18
Liszt: Liebeslied "Widmung" von R. Schumann, S. 566 
Liszt: Trois études de concert, S. 144, Il lamento
Liszt: Consolations, S. 172, No. 3 
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz, S. 514, No. 1

 
Sunday May 10, 2015 | 4 pm
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

"The ensemble level defies all expectations — every note, every attack… Incisive, committed playing brought every measure to life." —Seattle Times

Brahms: Sextet in G major, Op. 36
Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat major, Op. 20

 

Photo Credits:
Mendelsohn Hall: Ronald Label
Steven Isserlis: Satoshi Aoyagi
Hagen Quartet: Harald Hoffman
Tallis Scholars: Eric Ricmond
Yura Lee: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Paul Neubauer: Bernard Mindich
David Finckel: Christian Steiner
Benjamin Beilman: Maia Cabeza
Ani Kavafian: Bernard Mindich
James Ehnes: Benjamin Ealovega
Orion Weiss: Scott Meivogel
Sergey Schepkin: Kathy Chapman
Takács Quartet: Ellen Appel
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble: Alicia J. Rose