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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Youthful Genius (Site)

Sunday January 15, 2023, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


The mind of the musical prodigy is a thing of wonder, and it is only through the music itself that we might sense something of the divine light that shone into them. Each composer here astounded equally as a child, carrying their extraordinary gifts onward through stellar careers. While the anecdotes of Mozart’s and Mendelssohn’s early talents are legendary, one is still shocked to hear that Saint-Saëns made his debut at age ten with concertos by Mozart and Beethoven, and Korngold’s ballet

Michael Stephen Brown, Piano
Gilles Vonsattel, Piano/Harpsichord
Ani Kavafian, Violin
Danbi Um, Violin
Mark Holloway, Viola
Paul Watkins, Cello