Viola Sonata in B-Flat Major by Henri Vieuxtemps, 2. Barcarolla
Viola Concerto by Alfred Schnittke, 3. Largo
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Praised for her multifaceted interpretations of classical and contemporary music, violist Rose Wollman is sought after as a soloist, chamber musician, teacher, and orchestral musician. She has performed in venues around the world such as Carnegie Hall, Suntory Hall, the KKL, and Constitution Hall.
A champion of promoting and performing new music, Rose has commissioned, premiered, and performed many pieces, working with groundbreaking composers such as Pierre Boulez, Augusta Read Thomas, David Dzubay, Gabriela Ortiz, Mario Lavista, and Don Freund. Recent projects include performances of a Concerto for Viola, Winds, and Percussion dedicated to her by Brian St. John; a trio for Oboe, Viola, and Piano by Mike D’Ambrosio; a Kennedy Center performance of “SeeNoHearNoSpeakNo” by Don Freund that Rose commissioned for Viola, Bass, Percussion and three dancers; and a recording of Emile Naoumoff’s Viola Sonata.
Equally adept in ensembles of all sizes, Rose has performed with the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra under Pierre Boulez, the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra under Fabio Luisi...