Schedule of Events for Alan de Veritch Tribute Weekend

All events will take place at Brigham Young University and are free and open to the public. Please join us for this historic viola event. If you haven’t had a chance to take a tour of the Primrose International Viola Archive, don’t miss this opportunity! See you there!

Thursday, September 21

7-9pm E-400 in the Harris Fine Arts Center at BYU

  • Rehearsal of Zwei Gesange by Brahms, arranged by Alan de Veritch for viola choir and piano. (All violists are invited and welcome to play, bring your violas if you want to participate!)

(NOTE: If you aren’t intending to attend this rehearsal and will be in Salt Lake City, please come join us for a Utah Viola Society masterclass with Nokuthula Ngwenyama from 6-8pm in Dumke Recital Hall at the University of Utah!)

Friday, September 22

3:00 pm Harold B. Lee Music Library

  • Alan de Veritch PIVA Collection Dedication Ceremony

3:15-5:00 pm Music Library/PIVA

  • Alan de Veritch Exhibit and PIVA opens for viewing

7:30-9:30 pm Madsen Recital Hall (Harris Fine Arts Center) 

  • Alan de Veritch Tribute Concert, featuring James Dunham, Paul Neubauer, and Nokuthula Ngwenyama. The recital program features works that have a connection to Mr. de Veritch. For instance, Ms. Ngwenyama will perform a piece written by Mr. de Veritch’s grandfather, and Mr. Neubauer will perform a piece dedicated to Mr. de Veritch when he was still a teenager.  The recital includes works by von Winterfeld, Nwgenyama, Dale, Benjamin, Mana-Zucca, Valdez, and Brahms. The viola ensemble arrangement of Zwei Gesange will be conducted by Alan de Veritch as part of this recital.

Saturday, September 23

10:00-11:30 am Lee Library Auditorium

  • Masterclass with James Dunham, Paul Neubauer, and Nokuthula Ngwenyama

11:30-12:15 pm Lee Library Auditorium

  • Panel Discussion with James Dunham, Paul Neubauer, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, and Alan de Veritch

12:15-1:00 pm Break

1:00-3:00 pm (Music Library/PIVA)

  • PIVA Tours, Alan de Veritch will sign copies of his books, Exhibits

    Alan de Veritch

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Julie Edwards is a violist in the Utah Symphony.

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