Monday, 10 March, 2014
On Monday, March 10 at 8:00 p.m., Yizhak Schotten, Professor of Viola at University of Michigan, will perform in concert at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Schotten is the last remaining violist to study directly with William Primrose, the most famous violist of all time, whose brilliant technique and performances forever changed how the viola is played.
UT Professor of Cello Wesley Baldwin and UT Music faculty Eileen Downey, piano, will also perform. Selections will include Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, Schubert's "Arpeggione" Sonata, D. 82, and Brahms' Trio in A minor, Op. 114.
The concert is free and open to the public, and will be held in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, located at 1741 Volunteer Blvd (37996). If there is no major sporting event on campus, free parking will be available behind the Music Center. Attendees are encouraged to place a note on their windshield saying "Music Concert."
Schotten, was brought to the United States by the renowned Primrose and studied with him at the Universities of Indiana and Southern California.
For more information on this and other UT School of Music events, you may visit http://music.utk.edu/events.