An Antiquated Instrument with a Modern Touch

Liam Byrne is a sought after viol de gamba player for both ancient Western music—covering eras in history like the Renaissance and the Baroque period—as well as music composed today from renowned composers such as Nico Muhly and Nadia Sorota. Mr. Byrne does not let the dated instrument of his choice deter him from experimenting with sounds of all kinds with ensembles, as well as by himself with electronics. Click here for the article! (Image by Suzanne Plunkett/The New York Times).

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