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Amos Yang, cello


Sol Joseph Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Free, reservations recommended


Amos Yang is assistant principal cellist with the San Francisco Symphony and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, the Far East, and Europe, appearing at the Aspen Music Festival, the American Academy in Rome, Wigmore Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. He has collaborated with the Ying Quartet, Turtle Island String Quartet, pianists Ann Schein and Melvin Chen, violinist Earl Carlyss, and composer Bright Sheng. Yang holds bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School. Born and raised in San Francisco, he is a graduate of Lowell High School and was a member of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and San Francisco Boys Choir.

In Collaboration with

Isabel Yangmezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Schumannpiano
Taylor Chanpiano


Ludwig van Beethoven
Cello Sonata No. 4 in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1
     I. Andanter-Allegro Vivace
     II. Adagio-Tempo d'andante-Allegro Vivace

Ottorino Respighi
Adagio with Variations

Johannes Brahms
Geistliches Wiegenlied
     from Zwei Gesänge

Libby Larsen
Selections from Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me Many Flowers
     Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me Many Flowers
     Go from me

Leonard Bernstein
"Dream With Me"
     from Peter Pan


Aaron Jay Kernis
Air, for Cello and Piano

Ludwig van Beethoven
Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
     I. Allegro ma non tanto
     II. Scherzo: Allegro molto
     III. Adagio cantabile-Allegro Vivace

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