The Peabody Post

Nadia Sirota to Premiere Nico Muhly’s Viola Concerto

Preparatory alumna Nadia Sirota, viola, is performing the American premiere of Nico Muhly’s Viola Concerto with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Leonard Slatkin on October 23-25, 2015. The program also features Aaron Copland’s Symphony No. 3. Sirota studied with preparatory faculty Rebecca Henry. Sirota is a member of yMusic, Alarm Will Sound, and ACME (the American Contemporary Music Ensemble). Her debut album First Things First (New Amsterdam Records) was named a record of the year by The New York Times.

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