Violinists Hashim and Murr, and violist
Amouri were in particular able to pull reserves of power from their instruments, enabling them to deliver their program with aggressive strength.
The first, George Matzka, was born in Germany in 1825 and came to America in 1852, joining the New York Philharmonic as a violist
in the 1853-54 season and serving as principal violist
for many years.
His mother was a prominent violist
for nearly 35 years with the St.
KRONOS QUARTET Requiem for Adam (Nonesuch, September): The famed New Music quartet, whose violist
, Hank Dutt lost his lover to AIDS, performs a new work by Terry Riley, the father of minimalism.
Performing onstage, the ebullient Soweto String Quartet (cellist, violist
, and two violinists as well as a tabla player and a multi-instrument percussionist) received even more applause than the fine dancers.
Jose Garza, an accomplished violinist and violist
, is currently a member of the Woodlands Symphony and the Symphony of Southeast Texas, as well as a freelance performer and private instructor.
Soloists for the concert will be pianist Lydia Wyatt; violist
omas Broadbent; saxophonist Cameron Woodhead; and Aaron Godfrey Wood on the clarinet.
Eric Coates knew the orchestra from the inside (he was a professional violist
himself), and conducting these performances he coaxes and cajoles the most adept of readings from his colleagues.
3, played by violinist Sophie Therrell, violist
Clark Spencer and cellist Dale Bradley.
She currently is a violist
with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra.
He was the founding violist
of the Borodin Quartet in 1945 and was a member until 1953.
The festival will bring together world-wide famous musicians like violist
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, pianist Berezovsky & Gindin Piano Duo, pianist Mihaela Ursuleasa, Andreas Boutsikakis & Group, Igudesman & Joo, Japanese pianist Yasuke Yamashita as well as pianist Dorantes and dancers Galvan & Grilo.
Louise Zeitlin, a violist
and music educator who has been on the faculty of the Oberlin Community Music School of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music since its inception in 2003, has been named the school's director.
This bibliography compiled by Weaver, a violist
, contains compositions for viola with orchestra or keyboard, and solo pieces written only by Pulitzer Prize winning composers.
The 26-minute piece, one large movement divided into several sections plus a two-part coda, uses an unusually large orchestra for a concerto and includes solos written for and performed by violinist Hiromi Kikuchi and violist