Sundays at Icicle Creek: Festival Preview with Meta Weiss & Oksana Ejokina

Sunday, June 6 at 1:00 PM PST
Streamed from Canyon Wren Recital Hall

Sundays at ICCA June 6 v2

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Sonata for Cello and Piano in E minor, op. 38                                Brahms

Allegro non troppo
Allegretto quasi Minuetto

Summerland for Cello and Piano                                      William Grant Still


Sonata for Cello and Piano, op. 119                                                  Prokofiev

Andante grave – Moderato animato
Allegro, ma non troppo

Meta Weiss, cello and Oksana Ejokina, piano

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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.

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Meta Weiss, cello

Dr. Meta Weiss made her international debut at the age of seven in Holland, and has established herself as one of the leading cellists of her generation. Her performances have taken her to venues worldwide, including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Boston Symphony Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, and Melbourne Recital Centre. Top prize-winner in numerous competitions, she has been hailed as “magnetic” (ArtsJournal) and “luminous” (Sydney Arts Guide). A graduate of Rice University (BM) and The Juilliard School (MM, DMA), she is Chamber Music Coordinator and Senior Instructor for the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder and Artistic Director of the Boulder Cello Festival.