Classical Concerts

Isaac Pastor-Chermak, cello; Alison Lee, piano

Sunday, January 9, 2022
3 PM

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For more than 50 years, the Crocker has proudly presented its Classical Concert Series, featuring the finest musicians and singers from the region and around the world. These educational performances are approximately 60 minutes with no intermission and draw inspiration from art on view at the Museum. Enhance your Classical Concert experience with the new Prelude Tours.

Following their triumphant Crocker Art Museum debut in 2019 with Black Cedar Trio, pianist Alison Lee and cellist Isaac Pastor-Chermak return with a high-octane program featuring the two cello sonatas by Johannes Brahms: No.1, in E minor, and No.2, in F major. Widely considered among the finest music for cello and piano, the Brahms sonatas are pinnacles of German Romanticism, featuring soaring melodies, bottomless pathos, and epic symphonic scale. Brahms composed the two cello sonatas at very different points in his career: the E minor sonata, at age 29, shows a young composer still finding his style, while in the F major sonata, composed 25 years later, Brahms is at the height of his powers.

Space is limited. Advance registration recommended.


$15 for Members
$25 for Nonmembers

This program takes place in Setzer Auditorium.

Changes have been made in the Museum to ensure a safe and healthy visit.

Proof of vaccination, or negative COVID test within 72 hours, is required of all attendees of programs in the Setzer Auditorium. Protective face coverings are required for staff and all visitors over the age of two while inside the Museum and in the Setzer Auditorium. Vaccinated performers are not required to wear masks, and vocalists on stage will be stationed 10ft or more from the general audience.

For the most up-to-date information regarding Health & Safety protocol at the Museum, please visit this page.


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