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Wooster Chamber Music Series Concludes 27th Series with Pianist Wu Han and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Wu Han

The Wooster Chamber Music Series concludes the 27th season with world renown pianist Wu Han performing with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on April 22. The 3:00 pm concert will be held in Gault Recital Hall, in Scheide Music Center, on The College of Wooster Campus. Tickets for the concert are $15, and are available at the Wooster Book Company, Florence O. Wilson Bookstore, or at the door.

Wu Han, will be joined by Arnaud Sussmann, violin, Paul Neubauer, viola and Nicholas Canellakis, cello. The program will feature Trio in G Major for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Hob. XV:25, by Franz Joseph Haydn, Serenade in C Major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 10 by Erno Dohnanyi, and Quartet No. 1 in G minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 25, by Johannes Brahms.

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world. Along with other constituents such as the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center Theater, and The Metropolitan Opera, the Chamber Music Society has its home at Lincoln Center, in Alice Tully Hall. Through its performance, education, and recording/broadcast activities, it draws more people to chamber music than any other organization of its kind.

CMS presents annual series of concerts and educational events for listeners ranging from connoisseurs to chamber music newcomers of all ages. Performing repertoire from over three centuries, and numerous premieres by living composers, CMS offers programs curated to provide listeners a comprehensive perspective on the art of chamber music. The performing artists of CMS, a multi-generational selection of expert chamber musicians, constitute an evolving repertory company capable of presenting chamber music of every instrumentation, style, and historical period. Its annual activities include a full season of concerts and events, national and international tours, nationally televised broadcasts on Live From Lincoln Center, a radio show broadcast nationwide, and regular appearances on American Public Media’s Performance Today.

Artistic directors cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han rank among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. The talent, energy, imagination and, dedication they bring to their multi-faceted endeavors as concert performers, recording artists, educators, artistic administrators and cultural entrepreneurs, go unmatched. Their duo performances take them to some of the most prestigious venues and concert series across the United States. The Wooster Chamber Music Series is fortunate to have both David Finckel and Wu Han perform regularly in our series.