Peter Stumpf, cello
Cynthia Raim, piano

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 6:00 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

In his first PCMS recital since 2017, cellist Peter Stumpf, of the Johannes Quartet and former principal of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, takes us on a uniquely expressive musical journey with another longtime Society favorite, pianist Cynthia Raim.

Beethoven: Variations on Mozart’s Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen, WoO 46
Martinů: Cello Sonata No. 2
Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19

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The Artist(s)

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 joined the cello section of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.… Read More
Cynthia Raim, piano
Cynthia Raim came to international attention when she was unanimously chosen as the First Prize Winner of the 1979 Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Switzerland, after winning First Prizes in the 1977 Three Rivers National Piano Competition in Pittsburgh and the J. S. Bach International Piano Competition in Washington DC. She has been acclaimed for her concerto,… Read More
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