This month marks twenty years that my wife, Tanya Solomon, and I have been doing something really, really weird: performing as a viola duo. I know it's something 'those people' (violists) do from time to time... but never for two decades, non-stop. It's gotten a little out of control.
We've played everything--- tons of solo recitals, film soundtracks, art galleries, wine tastings, all kinds of gigs, pretty much anything you can think of. We've arranged three books of well-known Classical repertoire, and I've also written us around thirty original duets of my own. And we've premiered and recorded new duos by many 20th and 21st Century composers in all sorts of genres. (And even snagged the domain name violaduo.com.)
If you're interested to help us celebrate and see what we've been up to over the last two decades, please check out our video:
It has been a fun twenty years!
I expect that, in the comments section, some people might recommend us professional counseling. Just remember that, as a viola duo, we simply don't have that kind of money lying around.Tweet
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