The classical music community is mourning the loss of Geoff Nuttall, co-founding first violinist of the St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ), beloved faculty member of Stanford University’s department of music and director of chamber music at the Spoleto Festival in South Carolina. Nuttall died in California, where he was based, on Oct. 19 of pancreatic cancer. He was 56.
Pictured: Geoff Nuttall. Credit Geoff Yost/Spoleto Festival USA.