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    Didier Lockwood performs Over the Rainbow

    2018-02-19T12:00:00Z

    French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood performs Over the Rainbow in the foyer of the Théâtre du Châtelet. Lockwood died on 18 February  at the age of 62 following a heart attack.

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    Professor of Violin

    2018-01-09T09:58:00Z

    Jascha Heifetz Endowed Chair in Violin Celebrating the legendary violinist, Jascha Heifetz, who taught for many years at the USC Thornton School of Music, the strings department and its stellar faculty invites applications for the Jascha Heifetz Chair in Violin. The tenure-track appointment as Professor ...

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    Sales Associate Full or part time

    2018-01-09T09:52:00Z

    JR Music Supply, headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, USA, is one of the leading makers and American distributors of new European workshop and master-made orchestral string instruments. In the last few years, we have also accumulated a collection of fine antique instruments. As we look toward expanding our ...

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    Violinist Itzhak Perlman plays klezmer music

    2017-12-12T16:00:00Z

    'When you're dealing with music, you're dealing with the soul of the society' This video is an clip from a 1995 PBS documentary which followed violinist Itzhak Perlman as he joined four klezmer groups – Brave New World, The Klezmatics, Andy Statman and the Klezmer Conservatory Band – to ...

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    Marc Coppey – Bloch: Schelomo, Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor; Silent Woods op.68

    2017-11-10T12:30:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: November 2017 Description: Unusually fine versions of much-recorded cello works Musicians: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Kirill Karabits Composer: Bloch, Dvořák Catalogue Number: AUDITE 97.734 It’s a truism that fashion and taste exert quite an influence on performance styles in ...

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    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor op.64; Symphony no.5 ‘Reformation’ op.107; Concert Overture ‘The Hebrides’ op.26

    2017-11-10T12:30:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: November 2017 Description: A familiar concerto sounds freshly minted and in tip-top condition Musicians: Isabelle Faust (violin), Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Pablo Heras-Casado Composer: Mendelssohn Catalogue Number: HARMONIA MUNDI HMM 902325 How refreshing it is to witness a soloist ...

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    Ironwood: Brahms, Piano Quartet no.1; Piano Quintet

    2017-10-30T12:33:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS Strad Issue: June 2017 Everything’s right in these exquisitely played period performances Musicians: Ironwood: Robin Wilson, Rachael Beesley (violins), Nicole Forsyth (viola), Daniel Yeadon (cello), Neal Peres Da Costa (piano) Composer: Brahms Catalogue Number: ABC CLASSICS 481 ...

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    Flying high: an El Sistema inspired music education programme in China

    2017-09-25T11:34:00Z

    Inspired by Venezuela’s El Sistema, China’s Wings of Music aims to bring dignity and self-belief to some of the country’s most deprived children. Nancy Pellegrini reports in this article from 2013

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    Full-time Sales Associate

    2017-07-21T10:32:00Z

    AN UNPARALLELED OPPORTUNITY. Bein Fushi, the leading rare and modern stringed instrument dealer in the world, is seeking a FULL-TIME SALES ASSOCIATE to work from our Chicago office. Work and train alongside some of the most accomplished sales experts in the field. ...

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    Telegraph Quartet named San Francisco Conservatory of Music quartet-in-residence

    2017-07-11T00:00:00Z

    The ensemble will take up the post from the 2017-18 season for a period of three years