Lawrence Power: British Viola Virtuoso

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 14:53

 

Watch Lawrence Power, one of the world's leading violists, reveal the secrets of the viola in the Philharmonia's brand new film and hear him in the world premiere recording of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Pentatonic Étude below.

Lawrence Power: British Viola Virtuoso (Philharmonia Orchestra)

Of all the string instruments, I guess it’s the greatest compromise…it shouldn’t really exist
Lawrence Power

Lawrence Power Performs Salonen's Pentatonic Étude for solo viola (Philharmonia Orchestra)

Lawrence Power performs Esa-Pekka Salonen's Pentatonic Étude for solo viola ahead of the Bartók Viola Concerto with the Philharmonia Orchestra on Thursday 1 June 2017 at Royal Festival Hall. Gustavo Gimeno conducts, with Mahler's Symphony No. 1 presented in the second half. Tickets are still available.

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