Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Dina Ivanova, Piano

Praised for ‘hypnotic lyricism, causing listeners to forget where they were for a moment,’ (Alex Ross, The New Yorker), Annie Jacobs-Perkins is known for ‘eras[ing] all kinds of boundaries’ (USC Thornton School of Music) with her music.

Annie is 1st prize winner of the Pierre Fournier Award, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs Emerging Soloist Competition, Father Merlet Award from the Pro Musicis Foundation, New England Conservatory Concerto Competition, and Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition.

In the 2023-24 season she will be Artist-in-Residence of the EstOvest Festival Contemporary Cello Week and Austin Chamber Music Center. Annie is principal cellist of Joshua Weilerstein’s Phoenix Chamber Orchestra and cellist of the Trio Brontë, winner of the 2023 Ilmari Hannikainen International Piano Chamber Music Competition. She has performed at venues such as the Library of Congress, Concertgebouw, Jordan Hall, Carnegie Hall, Berlin Konzerthaus, Berliner Philharmonie, Ravinia Steans Institute, Yellow Barn Festival, Marlboro Music, and La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest.

Annie was a 2018 Outstanding Graduate and Trustee Scholar of USC’s Thornton School of Music and the recipient of the Laurence Lesser Presidential Scholarship from NEC. Annie’s teachers include Troels Svane, Laurence Lesser, Ralph Kirshbaum, Kathleen Murphy Kemp, and Guy Fishman.


Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro
Sergei Prokofiev – Sonata in C major
Frédéric Chopin – Polonaise

Sponsored by the Pierre Fournier Award

May 16, 2024

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