Now you’ll be able to see why I refer to Richard as the Nijinsky of the viola.
Roger Bourland (b.1952): Three Arias for Viola and Piano (1989)
RICHARD O’NEILL viola, JAMES LENT piano
— UCLA Camarades Ensemble – LA Composers 2011 —
Eminent string faculty of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Movses Pogossian (violin), Guillaume Sutre (violin), Richard O’Neill (viola) and Antonio Lysy (cello) join forces with top string students in a program of masterworks by Los Angeles composers Schoenberg, Zeisl, Harrison, Toch, Bourland, and Stravinsky.
UCLA Schoenberg Hall, April 21, 2011