Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Juilliard losing violinist

Nick Eanet, who took over from Joel Smirnoff as first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet last year, will leave the group after next season because he found that touring aggrevated "an acute digestive ailment." Eanet will return to the Metropolitan Opera's orchestra, in which he had been co-concertmaster, The New York Times' Daniel J. Wakins reports: