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Peter Stumpf, cello

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 3:00 and 5:00 PM

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Not only do the Cello Suites rank among Bach’s greatest achievements; they are widely considered among the most profound of all classical music works. Peter Stumpf, of the Johannes Quartet and former principal of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, takes us on their uniquely expressive journey in a special two-part recital of all six suites.

Special Two-Part Concert

Part I:

Bach: Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major, BWV 1010
Bach: Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008
Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012

Part II:

Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011
Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major BWV 1009

Peter Stumpf, cello

Peter Stumpf is professor of cello at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Prior to his appointment, he was principal cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Stumpf's tenure in Los Angeles followed 12 years as associate principal cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. His professional orchestral career began at the age of 16 when he.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

  Benjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of…more info