Friday, February 15, 2013 | 8:00pm
Program Notes hosted by The Score Board at 7:00pm
Gordon Jacob Suite for Eight Violas (1975)
George Perle Serenade No. 1 for Viola and Chamber Orchestra (1962)
Chinary Ung Singing Inside Aura* (2013)
Susan Ung, viola
Donald Crockett Viola Concerto* (2012)
Chen Yi Xian Shi (1983)
Lizhou Liu, viola

* World Premiere

Gil Rose, conductor

The Score Board is a group of New England-based composers serving as BMOP's vanguard of composer-advocates through volunteerism, direct support and activities, community-building, and curating BMOP's annual Club Concert series.

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News and Press

[Concert Review] BMOP gives the viola its moment in the sun

And now, it might be asked, should we pity the viola? It is after all consigned to an unglamorous middle range, and is ever on the receiving end of all that merciless skewering (if you don’t know what I mean, type “viola jokes” into Google, or ask anyone who has played in an orchestra).

The Boston Globe Full review