SPAC announces new year-round residency with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – troyrecord

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center now has a new year-round residence at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center starting this fall.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the residency in 2023, the announcement affirms SPAC’s commitment to the Chamber Music Society and is also part of SPAC’s mission to present year-round programming that spans across- beyond the traditional summer months.

Returning home to the Spa Little Theater for the first time since 2019, CMS is scheduled to perform on October 15, March 18 and May 13.

Summer 2023 performances will be announced at a later date.

“Bringing our beloved Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to SPAC for a year-round residency is truly a historic moment for our continued expansion of year-round programming,” said the President and CEO of the PSPC, Elizabeth Sobol, in a press release. “While CMS may have just bowed out for the summer, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the residency’s upcoming 10th anniversary SPAC in 2023 than by expanding the reach of what they do. in Saratoga.”

CMS Artistic Directors David Finckel and Wu Han added, “We couldn’t be more excited to continue to grow the SPAC chamber music community through this new year-round series. With a mutual commitment to artistic excellence, SPAC and CMS are ideal partners working to bring great music to a growing audience. CMS looks forward to presenting its signature lineup for this new venture, which will include masterpieces and discoveries, diverse instrumental ensembles and, of course, the world‘s finest chamber musicians from a wide range of nationalities and generations.

The October performance will include music by Bach, Schubert, Handel/Halvorsen and Mendelssohn, performed by musicians Michael Stephen Brown, Kristin Lee, Richard Lin, James Thompson, Matthew Lipman, Mihai Marica and Joseph Conyers.

The March concert – with soprano Jessica Rivera, pianist Michael Stephen Brown, pianist Gilles Vonsattel, cellist Nicholas Canellakis and percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum – will include pieces by Copland, Bernstein, Ginastera, Chávez, Ponce, Golijov, Villa -Lobos, Leon and Gershwin.

Then in May, pianist Wu Han, violinist Arnaud Sussman and cellist David Finckel will join a program of Beethoven and Dvořák.

Subscriptions to all three programs are available for purchase at spac.org. Single tickets will be available for purchase beginning at 10 a.m. on September 8.

David Finckel and Wu Han are the artistic directors of the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center. (Photo provided)
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs at the Spa Little Theater.  (File photo / provided)
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs at the Spa Little Theater. (File photo / provided)

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