There are few works in all of music which command the awe and affection of Schubert’s Cello Quintet. Written at a feverish pace as the 31-year-old composer neared death, the quintet’s mesmerizing transcendence has made it an essential listening ritual for music lovers.

Schubert: Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on October 27, 2019

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