Yizhak Schotten

Viola performance of over fifty solo and tutti orchestral excerpts from twenty-three symphonic works. 

Commentary is provided to help in preparation of orchestral auditions.

David Zinman, Conductor:

"This disc is an invaluable tool for young violists who would like to pursue an orchestral career."

 

Cynthia Phelps, Principal Violist, New York Philharmonic:

"This CD is an absolute must for any violist wishing to enter the

orchestral world. It is a completely comprehensive guide to all the tools of the trade, including wonderful performances of a wide variety of excerpts, sage advice on how to practice each one, and thoughtful commentary."

 

Geraldine Walther, Former Principal Violist, San Francisco Symphony:

"I heartily recommend this extremely helpful and excellent tool for any young violist who is looking for good, thorough advice."

 

Paul Silverthorne, Principal Violist, London Symphony Orchestra:

"Exemplary playing and sound advice. I dream of hearing an audition like this!"

 

Charles Pikler, Principal Violist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra:

"An important contribution to the viola world. This is very useful not only for students but teachers like me to have this as a reference."

 

 

ORCHESTRAL EXCERPTS FOR VIOLA WITH WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMMENTARY BY YIZHAK SCHOTTEN

 

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