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Duke Performances: David Finckel and Wu Han

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( Sat., Oct. 17, 2020 )

Performed by David Finckel, cello, and Wu Han, piano; with Arnaud Sussmann, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola

Online, , , NC


The directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, husband-and-wife duo David Finckel (cello) and Wu Han (piano), bring with them Arnaud Sussman (violin) and Paul Neubauer (viola) to present a program for Duke Performances’ virtual season. The evening begins with Beethoven’s first cello sonata, low in range and quietly contemplative. The program closes with all four instrumentalists playing one of the greatest piano quartets, Brahms’ op. 25, wide in range and outright unconventional. Known for its “gypsy style” finale, the work will end the evening frantic and frenzied - with a finishing movement verging on magical.

High-quality, commissioned films featuring artists originally slated for in-person performances will premiere on Vimeo for ticket holders. The Show Must Go Online! performance schedule will be announced before the start of each month (September through December). Each film, shot following local safety protocols, is made in collaboration with an audio and video crew in each artist’s home city. 



Tickets available online. At the time of purchase, ticket buyers will receive a unique Vimeo link to stream each performance online at the scheduled time, and then films will be available for viewing for 24 hours beyond the premiere.


$10; $30 for series of 4; Free for Duke University students


The Show Must Go Online!


  • Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 8:00 PM