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Masterclass: Alisa Weilerstein, cello


Barbro Osher Recital Hall
200 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Full Vaccination Required, including Booster if eligible

In-person attendance for SFCM ID holders only.


This masterclass is presented in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony. Ms. Weilerstein will be performing with the San Francisco Symphony on May 13, 14 and 15 in Davies Symphony Hall.


Amy Chiu, piano
Helen Wu, piano


Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
     I. Allegro vivace
Clark Evans, cello
Amy Chiu, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Cello Sonata No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2
     I. Allegro con brio
Kyle Stachnik, cello
Helen Wu, piano

Robert Schumann (1810–1856)
Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129
     I. Nicht zu schnell
Starla Breshears*, cello
Amy Chiu, piano

Ernest Bloch (1880–1959)
Schelomo: Rhapsodie Hébraïque
Federico Strand Ramirez, cello
Amy Chiu, piano

* SFCM Pre-College student

About SFCM’s Cello Department

Opportunity awaits you as a cellist at SFCM. Part of SFCM’s comprehensive strings program, the cello department has a studio of about 29 students, all honing their craft with the guidance of four dedicated faculty members. Students can perform with resident ensembles such as the Conservatory Orchestra and chamber groups from the baroque to the contemporary, as well as enter the annual String Concerto Competition.

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