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Cicely Parnas

December 9, 2011

PT Young Artist in Residence

Cellist Cicely Parnas has been in the studios all week. Today, she wraps up her stay as the newest PT Young Artist in Residence with the final two movements of a Brahms cello sonata. Plus, we'll hear Part II of Mahler's monumental Symphony Number 8, the Symphony of a Thousand, from a concert by the San Francisco Symphony.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Danse Russe, from Swan Lake, Op. 20
    Joshua Bell, violin, the Berlin Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
  • Nicola Matteis
    Variations on a Chaconne
    The Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Ingrid Matthews, violin and conductor
    Benaroya Hall, Seattle
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Divertimento in B-flat, K. 137
    The Montreal Chamber Music Festival Orchestra
    Montreal Chamber Music Festival, Montreal, Quebec
  • Gustav Mahler
    Symphony No. 8, Part II
    The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Chorus, soloists, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

hour 2

  • PT Young Artist in Residence
    Cicely Parnas, cello
  • Steven Sametz
    Gaudete!, from Two Medieval Lyrics
    Memorial Church, Stanford, California
  • Anna Clyne
    Within Her Arms
    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Scott Yoo, conductor
    Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis
  • Johann Sebastian Bach and Evan Shinners
    Improvisation on Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911
    Evan Shinners, piano
  • David Conte
    Charm Me Asleep
  • Johannes Brahms
    Two movements from Sonata in F for Cello and Piano, Op. 99
    Cicely Parnas, cello, Kati Gleiser, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
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