|About Emanuel and Lenore Vardi|
Long known as the world's leading viola soloist, Emanuel Vardi is an acclaimed performer, pedagogue, and champion of his instrument as well as an international award winning visual artist.
Because of his parallel involvement in music and art, Vardi brings a unique style and perspective to his musical subjects; that of a musician, intimate colleague and visual artist. His work has become sought after by musicians, music lovers, and art collectors world wide.
"I love painting my musicians, and it is my hope is that through the use of color and design, I can allow the viewer a glimpse and a greater understanding of the world of the musician." --Emanuel Vardi
Lenore Vardi has been hailed by New York critics as a violinist of "amazing elegance and musicianship . . . a natural performer."
Equally gifted as a visual artist, Lenore has felt compelled to paint the beautiful shapes of musical instruments while she continues to appear as soloist with orchestra, in solo recitals and chamber music concerts throughout the world.
"I derive as much pleasure from creating these joyful visual descriptions of instruments as I do from being in the spotlight as a performing artist." -- Lenore Vardi