2017 Festival Orchestra: Mark Holloway

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Mark Holloway, viola

Violist Mark Holloway is a chamber musician sought after in the United States and abroad. He has appeared at prestigious festivals such as Marlboro, [email protected], Ravinia, Caramoor, Banff, Cartagena, Taos, Mainly Mozart, Alpenglow, Concordia Chamber Players, and with the Boston Chamber Music Society. Performances have taken him to far-flung places such as Chile and Greenland, and he plays regularly at festivals in France, Switzerland, and at the International Musicians Seminar in Prussia Cove, England. Around New York, he has frequently appeared as a guest with the New York Philharmonic and Orpheus. Mr. Holloway has been principal violist at Tanglewood and of the New York String Orchestra, and has played as guest principal of the American Symphony, Riverside Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Camerata Bern, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. He has performed at Bargemusic, the 92nd Street Y, the Casals Festival, Tertulia, with the Israeli Chamber Project, and on radio and television throughout the Americas and Europe, most recently on a Live From Lincoln Center broadcast. Hailed as an “outstanding violist” by American Record Guide, and praised by Zürich’s Neue Zürcher Zeitung for his “warmth and intimacy,” he has recorded for the Marlboro Recording Society, CMS Live, [email protected] LIVE, Naxos, and Albany labels. A former member of Chamber Music Society Two, Mr. Holloway was a student of Michael Tree at the Curtis Institute of Music and received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University.