PBS Showcases ‘Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece,’ Featuring Emily D’AngeloBy Jennifer Pyron
(photo credit: CMSLC )
This Friday, September 6th, 2019, PBS will air Live From Lincoln Center’s delightful program “Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece.”
The Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Lincoln Center’s 2018 site specific performances in Greece’s most cherished places are paired with CMS’ leading musicians to showcase a story-telling experience of culture rich music and history.
Featured CMS artist mezzo soprano Emily D’Angelo performs with artistic director and world renowned pianist Wu Han in Ravel’s “Cinq mélodies populaires grecques” (Five Greek Folksongs) at the legendary Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.
Also represented are such artists as violinists Aaron Boyd, Sean Lee, Arnaud Sussmann, and Danbi Um; violists Matthew Lipman and Paul Neubauer; cellists Dmitri Atapine and David Finckel; and flutist Tara Helen O’Connor.
The broadcast will also feature chamber music by Beethoven, Bach, Mendelssohn, and Debussy’s “Syrinx.” George Tsontakis, a contemporary American composer of Greek descent, is also on the program for his 2001 “Selection from Knickknacks for Violin and Viola.”
This performance is also available on CD, released September 3rd, exclusively by CMS.