August 10, 2021

Please note this week’s earlier start time to accommodate our guest’s European timezone.

Over 500 years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci conceived of a bowed keyboard instrument. Though drawings abound in his notebooks, it was never built in his lifetime.

In 2012, Polish pianist and piano maker Sławomir Zubrzycki built the first concert Viola Organista and brought it to concert halls and music festivals all over the Europe. Join us for a fascinating look and listen at an ethereal instrument that is as new as it is old.

Sneak a peak with this video — or at our YouTube playlist.