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Federico Strand Ramirez, Advanced Certificate Cello Recital


Barbro Osher Recital Hall
200 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Jenny Ma, Katelyn Tan, and Franz Zhao, piano
Katie Allen and Chuxuejie Teresa Zhang, violin
Anju Goto, viola
Elijah Lacin and Tevyanastazia Emoedi, cello


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Cello Sonata No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2
     I. Allegro con brio
     II. Adagio con molto sentimento d’affetto —
     III. Allegro – Allegro fugato
Jenny Ma, piano

Nadia Boulanger (1887–1979)
Three Pieces for Cello and Piano
     I. Modéré
     II. Sans vitesse et a l’aise
     III. Vite et nerveusement rythmé
Katelyn Tan, piano

Claude Debussy (1862–1918)
Sonata for Cello and Piano, L. 135
     I. Prologue. Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto
     II. Sérénade. Modérément animé
     III. Final. Animé, léger et nerveux
Jenny Ma, piano


Ernest Bloch (1880–1959)
Schelomo: Rhapsodie Hébraïque for cello and orchestra
Franz Zhao, piano

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Andante cantabile
     from String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11
Katie Allen and Chuxuejie Teresa Zhang, violins
Anju Goto, viola
Elijah Lacin and Tevyanastazia Emoedi, cellos

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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