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The Strad Masterclass: Rachel Barton Pine on Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

‘Whipping your bow off at the right time will give the music more energy’

Rachel Barton Pine speaks about performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto to The Strad, and performs the concerto in the video above with the Turku Philharmonic conducted by Christian Vasquez in February 2015.

Pine continues The Strad’s marked-up sheet music series in association with Henle Verlag with the first movement of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in the April 2017 issue – giving bowings, fingerings and ideas for interpretation. Download now on desktop computer or through The Strad App

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