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Richard Young, Viola

Richard Young, Viola


Richard Young is best known to Chicagoans as the violist of the Vermeer String Quartet, with whom he has performed all over the world, and recorded over three dozen chamber music works. He was the producer of the Vermeer's Grammy-nominated CD of Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Christ.                                   

A noted educator, Mr. Young is currently a Professor at Northern Illinois University and a Fellow of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. He is also heavily involved with organizations that benefit inner-city children, including the People's Music School and the International Music Foundation, where he plays in an outreach ensemble, and supervises the 18 chamber groups of the IMF's Live Music Now! program, which present 400 concerts annually in the Chicago Public Schools.

Performances by Richard Young

Composer Title Date Action
Gabriel Fauré Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 15 01/14/2009 Play Add to playlist
Charles M. Loeffler Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola, and Piano 01/09/2013 Play Add to playlist
Marco Aurélio Yano Modinha 01/09/2013 Play Add to playlist
August Klughardt Schilflieder: Five Fantasy Pieces for Piano, Oboe, and Viola, Op. 28 01/09/2013 Play Add to playlist
Johannes Brahms Geistliches Wiegenlied, from Zwei Gesange 01/10/2009 Play Add to playlist
Johannes Brahms Gestillte Sehnsucht, from Zwei Gesange 01/25/2009 Play Add to playlist

Richard Young Concerts

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