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Cicely Parnas

December 5, 2011

Meet Cicely Parnas

PT's newest Young Artist in Residence is cellist Cicely Parnas. She's in her first year at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Every day this week, she joins host Fred Child in the PT studios for music and conversation. Today, Cicely talks about her new cello, and plays a Debussy sonata with accompanist Kati Gleiser.

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hour 1

  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Rondo from Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 (Pathetique)
    Jonathan Biss, piano
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
    Two Polonaises
    Milos Valent, violin and leader, the Holland Baroque Society
    Witold Lutoslawski Concert Hall, Warsaw, Poland
  • Karol Szymanowski
    Mazurka Op. 50, No. 20
    Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92
    The Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
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hour 2

  • Claude Debussy
    Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano
    Cicely Parnas, cello, Kati Gleiser, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • PT Young Artist in Residence
    Cicely Parnas, cello
  • Traditional (Arranged by Manuel Ponce)
    For You My Heart
    Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
    Spivey Hall, Morrow, Georgia
  • Traditional Irish Carol (Arranged by Matthew Oltman)
    Love Came Down at Christmas
    Memorial Church, Stanford, California
  • Traditional
    Improvisation on Lulajze Jezuniu (Polish Carol)
    Bolette Roed, recorder
    Music in Paradise Festival, Paradyz, Poland
  • Traditional
    Improvisation on Master of the House Sends out Lasse
    Bolette Roed, recorder
    Music in Paradise Festival, Paradyz, Poland
  • Joseph Haydn
    Menuetto from String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 76, No. 4 (Sunrise)
    The Escher String Quartet
    Music@Menlo, Palo Alto, California
  • Joseph Haydn
    Trumpet Concerto in E-flat, Hob. VIIe:1
    Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet, the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
    Copenhagen Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
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