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Geraldine Walther

vl, *1950 US
Musician of Classical

Geraldine Lamboley Walther (born July 22, 1950 in Tampa, Florida) is an American violist. Since 2005 she has been a member of the Takács String Quartet, replacing Roger Tapping as violist of the group. She is the former principal violist of the San Francisco Symphony, a role she held from 1976 through 2005. Previously, she was assistant principal viola of the Pittsburgh Symphony, Miami Symphony and Baltimore Symphony. She won first prize at the Primrose International Viola Competition in 1979. She currently teaches on the music faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Trauermusik on Hindemith: Symphonie 'Mathis der Maler' / Trauermusik / Symphonic Metamorphosis by Paul Hindemith, San Francisco Symphony & Herbert Blomstedt
Der Schwanendreher - Concerto for viola & small orchestra: 1. "Zwischen Berg und tiefem Tal" on Hindemith: Noblissima Visione; Der Schwanendreher; Konzertmusik by Paul Hindemith, Herbert Blomstedt & San Francisco Symphony
Der Schwanendreher - Concerto for viola & small orchestra: 2. "Nun laube, Lindlein laube!" on Hindemith: Noblissima Visione; Der Schwanendreher; Konzertmusik by Paul Hindemith, Herbert Blomstedt & San Francisco Symphony
Trio In A Minor For Viola, Violoncello and Piano, Op. 114: I. Allegro. Poco meno allegro on Johannes Brahms: Viola Sonatas Op. 120, Nos. 1 & 2; Trio, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms, Geraldine Walther, David Korevaar & Andras Fejér
Der Schwanendreher - Concerto for viola & small orchestra: 3. Variationen "Seid ihr nicht der Schwanendreher?" on Hindemith: Noblissima Visione; Der Schwanendreher; Konzertmusik by Paul Hindemith, Herbert Blomstedt & San Francisco Symphony
Quintet for Horn and Strings in E-flat Major, K. 407: Allegro - Live on Music@Menlo '05: Beethoven: Center of Gravity, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
Sonata in E-Flat Major For Viola And Piano, Op. 120, No. 2: I. Allegro amabile on Johannes Brahms: Viola Sonatas Op. 120, Nos. 1 & 2; Trio, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms, Geraldine Walther, David Korevaar & Andras Fejér
Sonata in F Minor For Viola And Piano, Op. 120, No. 1: I. Allegro appassionato. Sostenuto ed esspressivo on Johannes Brahms: Viola Sonatas Op. 120, Nos. 1 & 2; Trio, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms, Geraldine Walther, David Korevaar & Andras Fejér
Trio In A Minor For Viola, Violoncello and Piano, Op. 114: II. Adagio on Johannes Brahms: Viola Sonatas Op. 120, Nos. 1 & 2; Trio, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms, Geraldine Walther, David Korevaar & Andras Fejér
Sonata in F Minor For Viola And Piano, Op. 120, No. 1: II. Andante un poco adagio on Johannes Brahms: Viola Sonatas Op. 120, Nos. 1 & 2; Trio, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms, Geraldine Walther, David Korevaar & Andras Fejér

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Nobilissima Visione / Der Schwanendreher / Konzertmusik Op. 50Paul Hindemith, Geraldine Walther, The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt1993Album
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