Borodin Quartet Lisbon October 2011 Gulbenkian Institute

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s season-long focus on the music of Russia will come to a high point with its annual Winter Festival, “Russian Panorama, which will present four programs on March 10, 15, 19 and 24. The Festival’s broad survey of repertoire will range from the age of the tsars to beyond the Soviet era, comprising works by Balakirev, Borodin, Glinka, Glazunov, Myaskovsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rubinstein, Schnittke, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Taneyev, and Tchaikovsky. Among the many superlative artists performing in these concerts will be pianists Anne-Marie McDermott and Wu Han, violinists Chad Hoopes and Arnaud Sussmann, violist Matthew Lipman, and the legendary Borodin String Quartet, returning to CMS with its interpretation of quartets by several Russian composers, including its namesake, Borodin.