Carnegie Hall Presents

Chamber Sessions II

Delve into chamber gems by profoundly influential composers, including seminal string quartets by Bartók, Haydn, Schumann, and Mendelssohn, as well as Beethoven’s groundbreaking violin sonatas, all performed by world-class interpreters in the intimate Zankel Hall.

Series Events

Thursday, November 7, 2013 | 8 PM
Narek Hakhnazaryan
Noreen Cassidy-Polera
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
  • Noreen Cassidy-Polera, Piano

Program

  • SCHUMANN Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
  • RACHMANINOFF Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19
  • LIGETI Cello Sonata
  • MIKHAIL BRONNER The Jew: Life and Death
  • RACHMANINOFF Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
  • ROSTROPOVICH Humoresque, Op. 5
Sunday, January 19, 2014 | 3 PM
Takács Quartet
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Takács Quartet
    ·· Edward Dusinberre, Violin
    ·· Károly Schranz, Violin
    ·· Geraldine Walther, Viola
    ·· András Fejér, Cello

Program

    ALL-BARTÓK PROGRAM
  • String Quartet No. 2
  • String Quartet No. 4
  • String Quartet No. 6
Bartók's String Quartet No. 4 (Allegretto pizzicato)
Takács Quartet
Decca
Friday, February 21, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Quatuor Ebène
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Quatuor Ebène
    ·· Pierre Colombet, Violin
    ·· Gabriel Le Magadure, Violin
    ·· Mathieu Herzog, Viola
    ·· Raphaël Merlin, Cello

Program

  • HAYDN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
  • SCHUMANN String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, No. 3
  • MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80

  • Encore:
  • GARNER "Misty" (arr. Quatuor Ebène)
Haydn's String Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1 (Allegro ma non troppo)
Ebène Quartet
Mirare
Monday, March 3, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Leonidas Kavakos
Enrico Pace
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
  • Enrico Pace, Piano

Program

  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24, "Spring"
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 96

  • Encore:
  • BEETHOVEN Allegro Vivace from Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3
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