Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Signs Up Its Artistic Directors Through 2022

According to the ArtsBeat Section of the NY Times

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, which is expanding its reach beyond Alice Tully Hall through tours, residencies and radio broadcasts, announced Friday that it had extended the contracts of its artistic directors, David Finckel and Wu Han, through the 2021-22 season.David Finckel and Wu Han, who took over the artistic leadership of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in 2004.

The extension ensures that Mr. Finckel, a cellist, and Ms. Wu, a pianist, who are married and who took over the artistic leadership of the society in 2004, will remain in their posts through the society’s 50th anniversary season, which will begin in the fall of 2019.

The couple said in a joint statement that they were “emboldened to lead the organization toward ever higher achievements on behalf of the art form we love and respect so much.”

Suzanne Davidson, the society’s executive director, said that during their tenure at the helm the organization had seen its subscription base grow and its audience in New York expand, added summer concerts, toured more domestically and internationally, and increased its radio broadcasts and online streams of its concerts.