Videos & Press

Opportunity Music Project Concert (February, 2023)
Michael Vannoni, Conductor

BRIC/Brooklyn Music School Stoop Share (April, 2021)

Michael Vannoni, Director of Orchestras

BMS Chamber Orchestra
J. Pachelbel Canon in D
Silence is Golden
(Arrangements and Orchestrations by M. Vannoni)

Adult Orchestra; Mei Yolles, Violin Soloist
J.S. Bach Violin Concerto Violin in A Minor, Movement 2

Gabriel Faure Élégie (April, 2021)

Brooklyn Music School (August, 2019)
Waiting for my student…some Bach.

Brooklyn Music School Adult Orchestra
Michael Vannoni, Director

Pachelbel Canon in D

Game of Thrones Theme

Brooklyn Music School Mentor String Quartet (students of Michael Vannoni) playing the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium for New York City Football Club – April 11, 2018

Michael Vannoni conducting students at the Exchange Concert between Brooklyn Music School and Ecole D’art Musical (Paris, France) – April 22, 2018
Beethoven Symphony 7 (Movement II) – 1:05
Jenkins Palladio – 4:38

Kravet 100th Anniversary (Uniondale, NY)


The Chelsea Symphony at Rikers Island – Article by Richard Beales

We – my colleagues and I from The Chelsea Symphony – were honored to be able to play chamber music for clarinet and strings at two facilities on New York City’s Rikers Island.

The experience for the performers, inmates and staff was inspiring, unexpected, and life-changing.  The joy that ALL of us felt that day made a very sunny day even brighter!

I am a viola- and flute-playing extra in Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle!
Season 3 (released in December, 2016), and Season 4 (release date late 2017)!

Art House Astoria Faculty Cabaret Meditation from Thaïs: Jules Massenet
Michael Vannoni, Violin; Vivien Schweitzer, piano
Video Credit: Nancy Zotto

Queer Urban Orchestra Háry János Suite – Song: Zoltan Kodály
Michael Vannoni, Principal Viola

The String Orchestra of Brooklyn Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Michael Vannoni, Principal Viola

Max Bruch’s Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, Opus 83. Movements 1 (Andante), 3 (Andante con moto), and 8 (Allegro vivace, ma non troppo). Presented at the Yamaha Artist Piano Salon.

From the Queer Urban Orchestra QUOtets chamber concert A Night for Romance: Claude Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp performed by Craig Devereaux, Flute; Michael Vannoni, Viola, and Alix Raspé, Harp.

Queer Urban Orchestra under Artistic Director Nolan Dresden performs William Walton’s Viola Concerto with Michael Vannoni, Viola at our concert A Night at the Symphony, June 22, 2013. Movement III: Allegro Moderato


“…a gorgeous palette of sounds from a truly exceptional group of musicians.” More…

Regina Opera, Brooklyn
Regina Opera, Brooklyn

“The Intermezzo was a revelation with bursts of beauty, sweep and grandeur. Yelena Savranskaya, violin concertmaster, was an inspiration, as was Michael Vannoni on the viola.” More…

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“…and “Song,” starting with Michael Vannoni’s mournful viola solo…” More…


“…Violist Vannoni took center stage for virtuoso renditions of the largo and allegro movements of Georg Philip Telemann’s Fantasia Number One, and followed them with a jagged, turbulent section of Paul Hindemith’s Sonata for Solo Viola…” More…

Oceanaires 13
Oceanaires 13

“…we were treated to a Duet with Two Obbligato Eyeglasses by Beethoven. With Michael Vannoni on viola and Bjorn Berkhout on cello, the Allegro piece did sound like two men in eyeglasses meeting and having a very fast conversation.” More…