ODYSSEY: The Chamber Music Society in Greece
Season 44 Episode 5 | 1h 25m 36s
Greece is commonly seen as the birthplace of the Classical ideal. The extraordinary musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center journey to this remarkable land, performing works embodying the essence of classical music in iconic settings like the ancient theatre of Larissa and the historic Church of the Taxiarchon in Pelion – culminating in a mighty version of Mendelssohn’s Octet.
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Five movements from Tsontakis' dynamic work for violin and viola.
The musicians of CMS indulge a different side of the brooding master's music.
Major funding for this episode is provided by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.