April 30, 2018. What a fascinating study of an instrument not frequently heard in a solo role: the viola! On Motherland, superstar violist David Aaron Carpenter shows us the range and depth of his instrument.
Early solo viola repertoire was often played by violinists who also played the viola. But as WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, that music today puts violists in the spotlight, including Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Violist Choong-Jin (C.J.) Chang.