Analysis of the First Movement with Yuri Bashmet
In this viola lesson, Yuri Bashmet analyzes the performance of the First Movement (Moderato) from Shostakovitch's Sonata for Viola and Piano Op.147.
About the instructor
Through his virtuosity, strength of personality and high intelligence, Yuri Bashmet has given the viola a new prominence in musical life. The pre-eminent viola player of the modern age, he has motivated the leading composers of our time to expand the repertoire with significant new music. He is Artistic Director of the December Evenings festival in Moscow, Principal Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of New Russia, and is the founder / director of Moscow... read more