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Dec.14, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 5

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Video and audio: Jonathan Vinocour ’01

Principal violist for the San Francisco Symphony

Published in the December14, 2011, issue


Below, Jonathan Vinocour ’01 talks about the experience of playing Hector Berlioz’s viola concerto “Harold in Italy.” Vinocour performed the piece two years ago with the San Francisco Symphony orchestra.

Follow these links to hear Vinocour ’01 play the second and third movements of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Sonata for Viola and Piano:

Second movement | Third movement

The recordings are from Vinocour’s 2009 solo album, recorded with the support of the Holland America Music Society.

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Paul Hertelendy '53 Says:

2011-12-12 17:17:48

Jonathan is an outstanding recent addition to the San Francisco Symphony, someone I have heard and reviewed (for www.artssf.com) repeatedly, with the rare ability to make the viola solos sing rather than merely growl, the way mere humans do. Bravo!
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