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ALBERTO PARRINI, cellist, is an associate musician with the Metropolitan Opera and a member of the American Symphony and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. 

He performs regularly with   East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Lenape Chamber Ensemble, Lighthouse Chamber Players, Richardson Chamber Players, New Jersey Symphony and New York Philharmonic.

As principal cellist of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic  (2007 -2023), he was a featured soloist in concertos by Brahms, Haydn, Saint-Saens and Tchaikovsky.

With the Zukofsky Quartet he has given performances of the complete string quartets of Milton Babbitt in New York and Chicago.  He performed throughout the U.S. with the American Chamber Players (2004- 2010), was the cellist of the St. Lawrence String Quartet  (2002-2003) and spent one season as assistant principal with the Richmond Symphony.

Alberto has toured North America, Europe and Asia with Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak Dance Project and performed with Arco Ensemble, Concertante, Continuum,  Mark Morris Dance Group,  Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Mirror Visions, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Proteus Ensemble and Sinfonietta of Riverdale. 

His principal teachers were Timothy Eddy, Joel Krosnick, David Soyer, Colin Carr and Enrico Egano; he is a graduate of the Curtis Institute and the Juilliard School.

Alberto teaches cello and chamber music at Princeton University. He is also co-director of the Adult Chamber Music Workshop at Kinhaven.

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