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Va, pensieri, sull’ali di celli – The Yale Cellos at Longy | Ole Akahoshi, Director

Sunday • January 26, 2020   |   3:00 pm 5:00 pm

The Yale Cellos, a Grammy-nominated ensemble formed by legendary cellist and teacher Aldo Parisot in 1983, will explore an exciting range of repertoire by composers Jean-Baptiste Barrière, Johann Sebastian Bach, Giuseppe Verdi, David Popper, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Johann Strauss Jr., Astor Piazzolla, and Alexander Tcherepnin.


Ole Akahoshi, director

Alexander Tcherepnin, Suite for cello solo, Opus 76

Jean-Baptiste Barrière, Sonata for two cellos in G-major

Johann Sebastian Bach, Chaconne, arranged for four cellos

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Andante Cantabile from string quartet No.1 Opus 11, arranged for five cellos

David Popper, Polonaise de concert, Opus 14 for eight cellos, arranged by Valter Dešpalj

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Sergei Rachmaninoff, “Lord, Now lettest depart Thou” from All-night Vigil Opus 37, arranged by Dmirti Atapine

Guiseppe Verdi, La Traviata, Prelude

Guiseppe Verdi, Nabucco, La Pensiero, Chours of the Hebrew Slaves

Johann Strauss II, The Blue Danube, Opus 314, arranged by Werner Thomas-Mifune

Astor Piazzolla, Butcher’s Death

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Sunday • January 26, 2020
3:00 pm 5:00 pm
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Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Thanks to our partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and their “Card to Culture” program, Longy School of Music of Bard College can offer free tickets to many of our diverse and innovative performance offerings. See the full list of participating “Card to Culture” organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.