Some of the most gorgeous works in the canon of classical music for stringed instruments have been composed expressly for the viola, but how often do you have a chance to hear them in a live recital? Mark 11:30 a.m.
Like many a violist, Raphael Lizama first played the violin before he picked up a viola. “It wasn’t my idea,” he explained in a recent telephone conversation. “My teacher, who was first of all a violist, loved the instrument and
When violist Hong-Mei Xiao and pianist Tannis Gibson team up for a recital at Academy Village at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (April 8), the audience will hear a program of early 20th Century English music composed for the viola and played
Violist Hong-Mei Xiao and pianist Tannis Gibson make a welcome return to the stage at Academy Village for a lunchtime concert at 11:30 a.m. Friday. (Feb. 1) Their program will include Robert Schumann’s Sonata No. 1 in A minor for