The British viola virtuoso is held up as a champion of his instrument by many young players. But, as he tells Toby Deller, he is more interested in being an adventurous performer and teacher who’s prepared to challenge norms
‘Spiral Sequences is a string quartet performed in two movements,’ writes composer Jack Frerer.
‘The first, the shorter of the two, is frantic and pulse-driven, carried by momentum generated by spiraling 16th note patterns and repeated ostinatos. It presents fragments of a sequence-like pattern,
In this video taken during a Memphis Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, the entire violin section surprises soloist Tai Murray by joining in with her solo part in the finale.
Chicago-born Tai Murray is a former BBC New Generation Artist and concertmaster of the UK-based Chineke Orchestra.