Tom Heimberg, Violist-SF Opera

Tom Heimberg was a man who loved music first, last, and always. His childhood days were blessed by friendships with violinist Arnold Steinhart (Guarneri String Quartet) and pianist/composer Lincoln Mayorga (The Rose). Heimberg played viola for the SF Opera Orchestra for 40 years. His interviews reveal behind-the-scenes dramas with Leontyne Price and other opera house luminaries. Full-life oral history. Basya Petnick, interviewer and senior editor.