Music: A Mellow Revolution

The charms of elegant ensembles are sweeping the country

'Tis a season of celebration at Lincoln Center: not the opera this time or the ballet or symphony, but chamber music. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the smallest member of the musical circle, is observing its tenth anniversary in the grand manner of the Met. There was the four-tiered monument of a cake that was wheeled onstage at Alice Tully Hall during the first concert (with a slice for everyone in the audience afterward). An imposing, six-foot-long version was the focus...

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