Rachmaninov and Chopin:
- Cello Sonatas
Denise Djokic is a Canadian cellist. She has appeared as soloist with many Canadian and US orchestras. It is always great to feature relatively unknown artists, to show you their capabilities.
On this CD, Ms. Djokic offers the following program:
- Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
- Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19
- Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14
Performed by Denise Djokic (cello), and David Jalbert (piano)
Denise Djokic has appeared with the Toronto Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Portland Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Mexico City’s Orquesta Filharmonica UNAM, as well as the symphony orchestras of Vancouver, Omaha, Montreal, Winnipeg, Syracuse, Santa Cruz, Brazil’s Amazonas Philharmonic, and many others.
She has collaborated with conductors Andrew Litton, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Bernhard Gueller, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Avi Ostrovsky, and Kenneth Schermerhorn, among others.
Tracks on this CD are:
Sergei Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19
I. Lento – Allegro moderato
II. Allegro scherzando
IV. Allegro mosso
Fryderyk Chopin: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65
I. Allegro moderato
II. Scherzo: Allegro con brio
IV. Finale: Allegro
Sergei Rachmaninov: 14 Songs, Op. 34
14 Songs, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise in E Minor
Here is ‘Seven Days Seven Nights’, which profiled Denise, one of Canada’s finest young classical musicians:
And here is Denise in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.6, from a “Cellobration” in honor of the 70th birthday of Paul Katz:
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