Sundays at Icicle Creek: Emely Phelps & Oksana Ejokina

Sunday, March 21 at 1:00 PM PST
Live-streamed from Canyon Wren Recital Hall

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Kreisleriana, Op. 16                                                                                                                        Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Äußerst bewegt
Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch
Sehr aufgeregt
Sehr langsam
Sehr lebhaft
Sehr langsam
Sehr rasch
Schnell und spielend

Selections from Preludes                                                                                                  Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901 – 1953)

No. 6 Andante Mystico
No. 7 Intensivo
No. 8 Leggiero
No. 9 Tranquillo

Emely Phelps, piano


La Valse                                                                                                                                                    Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937)


Oksana Ejokina and Emely Phelps, pianos

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Emely Phelps, piano

Recently appointed Artist-Teacher of Piano at Ohio University, pianist Emely Phelps enjoys a multifaceted career as a soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Praised by the Boston Globe for her “fleet, energetic, and bright-toned” playing, Emely made her solo orchestral debut with the National Symphony Orchestra as the grand prizewinner of their Young Soloists Competition, and has since been a featured soloist with the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic, Little River Symphony, McLean Symphony, and the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.

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Oksana Ejokina, piano

Russian-born pianist Oksana Ejokina appears frequently as guest recitalist and chamber musician on concert series across the United States and abroad. She has soloed with the Seattle Symphony, Symphony Tacoma, and St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, among others. Two of her long-term collaborations are with pianist Christina Dahl and Volta Piano Trio, whose recordings for the Con Brio label received accolades in international music magazines such as The Strad, Gramophone and American Record Guide. A sought-after teacher, Ejokina is Chair of Piano Studies and Associate Professor of Music at Pacific Lutheran University. She has been associated with the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts for nearly two decades, developing and directing classical music programs.