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and Wala! and Wallah! and Viola! (wɑ ˈlɑ)
exclam. And there you have it! (All versions are misspellings or misunderstandings of the French Voila! the Viola! is a well-meant spelling error.) And walla! There it is. Cooked just right!


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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.
Take Grace (Mahira Kakkar), a young violist hired to replace Dorian so the Lazara Quartet can play a White House concert.
South African-born Aronowitz was a long-term collaborator with Benjamin Britten, co-founder of the Melos Ensemble, and violist with many of this country's leading chamber orchestras.
On Tuesday Nicosia will bring together classical and world music, poetry and sculptures when a violist, a classically trained cellist and a sculptor will unite their talents at the From One Shore to Another event at Famagusta Gate.
To return to individual events, the renowned Japanese violist Nobuko Imai is joined by accompanist Robert Markham on March 1 for a lunchtime recital of favourite music of the South African-born violist Cecil Aronowitz, the centenary of whose birth falls three days later, and whose family will be present for this concert.
The recital, in St Paul's Hall of Huddersfield University, will showcase the Cavaleri String Quartet - violinists Martyn Jackson, currently studying in Berlin at the Hochschule fur Musik, and Ciaran McCabe, who is also a member of the London Chamber Orchestra; Australian-born violist Ann Beilby, who made her debut at the Sydney Opera House at the age of 19; and Scottish cellist Rowena Calvert, a former student at the Yehudi Menuhin School.
The group's five core musicians include artistic director and violinist Sharon Schuman, pianist Victor Steinhardt, violinist Pilar Bradshaw, violinist and violist Holland Phillips and cellist Steven Pologe.
Other winners include violist Steven Laraia, pianist Carlin Ma, pianist Joshua Chandra and cellist Leah Hansen, all from the United States; cellist Seong Geun Park from Korea, violinist Semi Hong from Korea and violist Yu Chun Cheung from Taiwan.
The royal, a pianist and violist, said she had dreamed of playing Carnegie hall.
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.
For the summer, Margison returns to Canada for the second year of the Highlands Opera Studio, the training program for young professionals he launched last year with his wife, the director and violist Valerie Kuinka.
Together with violist Jon Regan, who leads a double life as both player and conductor with the Dorking Philharmonia, and cellist Sian Kadifachi, who studied both cello and jazz singing at the Guildhall in London, all three performers share an unusual desire to do more than just play the instruments that they have spent so long learning and perfecting together.
Nuptial music was provided by classical musicians Ann Soto, violinist, and Angela Johnson, violist.