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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Shifrin Music in Remembrance
Members of this venerable New York City-based ensemble, led by Artistic Director David Shifrin (left), came to Studio 4A on September 11, 2002, to share some of their experiences from a year before and to perform a heartfelt program of music on this solemn first anniversary.
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"Playing music and making music holds out the possibility for a really deeply meaningful communion of people." -- Timothy Eddy, CMSLC cellist

Selected Program Audio Excerpts

The Musicians

Anne-Marie McDermott
The Fallen Heroes
CMSLC members describe their tribute to New York firemen.
Bach's "Sarabande"
Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott (left) on her choice of this piece for a benefit concert.
Healing Music
McDermott reflects on how music after 9/11 was part of her healing process.

David Shifrin
Keep on Playing
Timothy Eddy and David Shifrin (left) talk about the importance of continuing to perform.
Todd Phillips reflects on the effect of the composer's "Cavatina."
Shifrin discusses Bernstein's Clarinet Sonata.

The Music

Todd Phillips
Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581, Mvt. 1
Bach English Suite No. 3 in A minor "Sarabande"
Brahms Clarinet Trio, op. 114, III. Andantino
Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat, "Cavatina"
Bernstein Calrinet Sonata, I. "Grazioso"

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About the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

David Shifrin, CMSLC Artistic Director and clarinetist
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Orion String Quartet, CMSLC Quartet-in-Residence
Todd Phillips, violin
Daniel Phillips, violin
Steven Tenenbom, viola
Timothy Eddy, cello

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is the resident company at Lincoln Center devoted to the outstanding performance and creation of chamber music. Its pioneering structure -- eighteen distinguished Artist Members augmented by invited guest artists -- allows Artistic Director David Shifrin to present concerts of every instrumentation, style, and historical period. In addition to performances at CMS's Lincoln Center home, Alice Tully Hall, activities include national and international tours, and national broadcasts on television (Live from Lincoln Center) and radio.

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