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Janine Jansen

Janine Jansen and Gustavo Dudamel on the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

2020-11-24T17:42:00+00:00

‘For me it is the perfect piece – it has everything in it,’ says Janine Jansen in this video, in which she and conductor Gustavo Dudamel talk about Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Cuppa Concerts

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra launches activities for older people in care home settings

2020-11-24T16:51:00+00:00

Cuppa Concerts: At Home is a series of filmed concerts, specially designed for older people living in care settings, to watch from home

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We examine the ‘Willemotte’ violin of 1734 – a masterpiece of Stradivari’s late period, now owned by Leonidas Kavakos. There’s an article on a newly discovered cadenza to Beethoven’s Violin Concerto by Vieuxtemps, and a look at the history of the viola d’amore..

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The Dover Quartet on the idea of the ‘hypermetre’

2020-11-09T12:44:00+00:00

The ensemble discusses a concept that is not often taught or discussed in musical circles

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