Carnegie Hall Presents

Chamber Sessions III

Several of today’s leading interpreters of classical repertoire appear in this series that highlights Beethoven’s compositional voice and its influence on the art form.The Pacifica and Artemis quartets, and Leonidas Kavakos with Enrico Pace all explore dynamic programs that celebrate the continuum of extraordinary musical collaboration in chamber music.

Series Events

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Pacifica Quartet
Marc-André Hamelin
Zankel Hall


  • Pacifica Quartet
    ·· Simin Ganatra, Violin
    ·· Sibbi Bernhardsson, Violin
    ·· Masumi Per Rostad, Viola
    ·· Brandon Vamos, Cello
  • Marc-André Hamelin, Piano


  • ORNSTEIN Piano Quintet
  • BEETHOVEN String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge, Op. 133

  • Encore:
  • DVOŘÁK Scherzo-Furiant: Molto vivace from Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81
Beethoven's String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 (Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo)
Cleveland Quartet
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Leonidas Kavakos
Enrico Pace
Zankel Hall


  • Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
  • Enrico Pace, Piano


  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12, No.1
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3
  • BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer"

  • Encores:
  • KREISLER “Caprice Viennois,” Op. 2
  • KREISLER “Schön Rosmarin” from Old Viennese Melodies
  • KREISLER "Liebesfreud" from Old Viennese Melodies
Sunday, March 23, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Artemis Quartet
Zankel Hall


  • Artemis Quartet
    ·· Vineta Sareika, Violin
    ·· Gregor Sigl, Violin
    ·· Friedemann Weigle, Viola
    ·· Eckart Runge, Cello


  • BRAHMS String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1
  • GYÖRGY KURTÁG Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánszky
  • BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

  • Encore:
  • BACH Prelude and Fugue in E Minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 879
Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 (Allegro)
Artemis Quartet
Virgin Classics

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