Co-artistic directors and husband-and-wife musicians, pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel, bring New York's Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) back to the Harris Theater in Chicago for a spring concert full of jubilant music from Mozart, Mendelssohn and Schumann. This upbeat collection is also set to feature Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano by American composer Paul Schoenfield, a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2003 for his song cycle Camp Songs, who incorporates happy Hasidic melodies into his work.
Program (subject to change):
Mozart: Trio in E-flat major for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, K. 498, “Kegelstatt” (1786)
Mendelssohn: Andante and Allegro brillant for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 92 (1841)
Schoenfield: Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano (1986)
Schumann: Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 47 (1842)
Wu Han, piano • Gilles Vonsattel, piano • Chad Hoopes, violin • Paul Neubauer, viola • David Finckel, cello • Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet