Chamber Ensembles

Chamber Ensembles

Each and every New York Philharmonic musician is an instrumental virtuoso. The players’ brilliance and passion are up close and personal in these intimate performances of chamber music.

Share
Chamber Ensembles
  • Schubert’s Rosamunde Quartet

    Schubert’s gifts as master of both song and instrumental music enriches this string quartet, with reinterpretations of some of his own songs — including Gretchen am Spinnrade and Schöne Welt, wo bist du — to form a new, beautiful whole.

    SCHUBERT (1797 –1828)
    String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, ...

  • Threads: A Tapestry of Chamber Music

    Philharmonic musicians perform chamber works by six contemporary composers who chose to spend time living and working in America. Taken together, these works weave together influences from all over the world to form a uniquely American tapestry of sound.

    CHEN Yi (b. 1953)
    At the Kansas City Ch...

  • Leading Voices: Vocal Works Exploring the Nature of Time

    Five contemporary vocal works that explore ideas of timeliness and timelessness. There’s Lizée’s pastiche of karaoke tapes and Crumb’s iconoclastic response to Apollo 11. La Barbara’s litany on American history and Prestini’s intimate portrait of the author of Silent Spring. Berio’s bravura cycle...

  • Daniela Candillari Conducts Philharmonic Brass

    Conductor and composer Daniela Candillari leads the New York Philharmonic brass section in one of her own compositions, alongside by composers ranging from Musorgsky and Bruckner to bandmaster Dorothy Gates. 

    Daniela CANDILLARI
    Sonnet IX (2021)

    Dorothy GATES (b. 1966)
    Eddy, from State of Mi...

  • Chamber Music Gems

    Discover the talents of New York Philharmonic musicians up close as they perform J.S. Bach’s Baroque favorite, a playful trio by Jean Françaix, and Mendelssohn’s melodic String Quartet No. 1. 

    J.S. BACH (1685–1750) / Arr. W. Healy (b. 1990)
    Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers, Wake), from...

  • A Trio of Trios

    New York Philharmonic musicians perform three chamber works, each for three instruments: an energetic trio by Poulenc, an intimate sonata by Debussy, and an elegant serenade by Dohnányi. 

    POULENC (1899–1963)
    Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano (1926)
    1. Lent — Presto
    2. Andante con moto
    3. Ron...

  • Webern and Beethoven String Quartets

    The New York Philharmonic String Quartet performs Webern’s lyrical Langsamer Satz, inspired by a hike in the mountains with his future wife, and Beethoven’s innovative Serioso Quartet.

    WEBERN (1883–1945)
    Langsamer Satz (1905)

    BEETHOVEN (1770–1827)
    String Quartet in F minor, Op. 95, Quartett...