‘Make sure your vibrato isn’t pushing upwards and keep aural contact with the bass-line to stay grounded’
Paul Silverthorne speaks about performing Brahms’s Second Viola Sonata to The Strad. The piece is performed in the video above by Yuri Bashmet with pianist Evgeny Kissin.
Silverthorne continues The Strad’s marked-up sheet music series in association with Henle Verlag with the Brahms Viola Sonata op.120 no.2 – giving bowings, fingerings and ideas for interpretation in our October 2016 issue. Download now on desktop computer or through The Strad App.