3. CICELY PARNAS | Cello
Monday, February 6, 2017 | 8 PM | Sunrise Theater
Granddaughter of the distinguished cellist Leslie Parnas, CICELY PARNAS started playing the cello at the age of four and made her concerto debut at 11. Since winning the 2012 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, her career has taken off. She has debuted at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Washington, DC’s Kennedy Center, and Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Parnas has also performed solos with such groups as the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, New York String Orchestra, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Charlotte Symphony, and Montreal Chamber Orchestra. In 2011, she was named the inaugural Young Artist in Residence on NPR’s Performance Today.
YouTube video of Cicely Parnas: Video Pre-Concert Dinner: Wolcott’s Restaurant (160 W. Pennsylvania, Southern Pines) – $37pp (tax & tip included) – Reservations & payment required by February 2 by calling the Arts Council at 910-692-2787.