There is a joke about the viola....okay, there are a LOT of jokes about the viola. but here is the one that pertains to this item:
What is the best recording of the Walton Viola Concerto?
MUSIC MINUS ONE
When Yuri Bashmet, one of the leading violists of the present day, showed up on stage and this happened, I thought, this is really how all viola recitals should begin. Tune up, instrument explodes. Luckily he did not get injured, however, it must be a sign from the heavens...don't you think?