David Finckel & Wu Han
A Series of Performances and Experiences with the Beyer Artists-in-Residence
Monday, February 11, 2019, 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Dixon Education Building

Monday, February 11, 2019, 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Dixon Education Building
Friday, February 15, 2019, 2:00PM – 6:00PM
Dixon Education Building

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han are the co-directors of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and among the most influential classical musicians in the world.

This February, you are invited to experience a music program unlike any other. During their week-long Beyer Artist-in-Residency program, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han of the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center will present and eight-part concert and education program designed to inspire and invigorate your love of music. During this mini-festival you’ll get to know the musicians during a private rehearsal, panel discussion and reception while learning directly from the world-renowned artists as they discuss the music and what inspires them. Then experience it live in the intimate Gubelmann auditorium.

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han rank among the most dynamic and influential forces in classical music today. During this interactive and entertaining opportunity, you can learn more about some of the most significant pieces of chamber music and then experience them live. They are joined onstage throughout the week by some of their talented friends and fellow musicians.

Sunday, February 10, 2019
Duo Recital with David Finckel and Wu Han
Performance at 3 p.m.

Monday, February 11, 2019
Chamber Music 101: An Introduction to Chamber Music with Wu Han
Lecture at 11 a.m.

Romantic Evolution: A Survey of Three Concert Programs with Patrick Castillo
Lecture at 2:30 p.m. – Learn how music changed from the Classical period into the Romantic period using the works that David Finckel and Wu Han will perform including Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Performance

Performance at 7:30 p.m.  – Features Wu Han, piano; Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello

Friday, February 15, 2019
Private Rehearsal with the Ensemble
Rehearsal at 2 p.m. – Package ticket holders are treated to the rare opportunity to hear the ensemble rehearse prior to the Panel Discussion.

Panel Discussion and Q&A
Discussion at 3 p.m. – Join David Finckel, Philip Setzer, Paul Neubauer, and Xavier Foley as Wu Han moderates an informal round table discussion.

Private Reception with the Ensemble
Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. – Meet the musicians during the private reception following the panel discussion.

Sunday, February 17, 2019
A Concert with Friends
Performance at 3 p.m. – Features Wu Han, piano; David Finckel, cello; Philip Setzer, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Xavier Foley, bass; and a guest. During this mini-Schubertiade an all-star ensemble celebrates the work of the Romantic master, Franz Schubert.

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han rank among the most dynamic and influential forces in classical music today. Their performances have inspired audiences around the world and won universal critical acclaim. Their energy and dedication infuse their roles as Artistic Directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Music@Menlo, ArtistLed, and other enterprises. David Finckel and Wu Han have achieved universal renown for their passionate commitment to music education.


All live performances take place in the Walter S. Gubelmann Auditorium and all education programs take place in the Fitz Eugene Dixon Building.


Buy Tickets

$100 per person for members
$200 per person for non-members

Includes a reserved seat at each of the eight events.

Advance Reservations Required

Due to limited space, reservations are required for every program. 

Please note, no refunds for lectures are permitted. Exchanges or transfers for a lecture of equal value within a season are permitted on a case-by-case basis.



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