• Vilde Frang

    Interview with Vilde Frang


    Filmed during rehearsals of Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Jakub Hrusa, April 2012

  • Bozo Paradzik

    Double bass quintet performs Swedish folk music in the forest


    Božo Paradžik and students record a bass quintet arrangement of Swedish folks music ensemble Väsen’s Nitti Pomfritti.   The musicians are, left to right, Oskari Hänninen, Božo Paradžik, Madlaina Küng, Cecilia Perfetti and Marko Hristoskov.

  • Laure Lesser amati

    Laurence Lesser talks about his Brothers Amati cello


    American cellist Laurence Lesser talks about the history and special characteristics of the Antonio Girolamo Amati cello which has been his ‘musical mate’ since 1972

  • Kian Soltani - NPR Tiny Desk

    Kian Soltani: Tiny Desk Concert


    For NPR’s long-running Tiny Desk Concert series, cellist Kian Soltani performs a set of Popper, Schubert and his own Persian Fire Dance. 

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    Kanneh-Mason Trio performs Deep River


    Performed by the Kanneh-Mason Trio, this is an arrangement of the traditional spiritual Deep River. It is based on the 1904 piano arrangement by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The trio comprises the Kanneh-Mason siblings Sheku (cello), Isata (piano) and Braimah (violin), and this recording is being released by Decca as their ...

  • Ray Chen Waltzing Matilda

    Ray Chen plays Waltzing Matilda live at Hollywood Bowl


    Ray Chen performs his own variations on Watzing Matilda , which as he says is ‘actually quite a tragic song’. ‘For some reason the tune remains jaunty and happy, which is why I decided I would make an arrangement that better describes the story through music,’ writes Chen: ...

  • Nicola Benedetti at the Proms

    Nicola Benedetti at NYO Prom


    To end her Prom with the National Youth Orchestra (for whom she was recently made ambassador), Nicola Benedetti performs the second movement of Wynton Marsalis’s Fiddle Dance Suite: a ballade called As the Wind Goes.   Read: Nicola-Benedetti-to-become-NYO-ambassador

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason and George Li

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Mendelssohn Sonata for Cello and Piano


    This was part of the Verbier Festival 2019 concert in which the cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and pianist George Li performed works by Beethoven, Debussy, Mendelssohn, and Lutosławski. To watch the full concert click here .

  • Daniel Hope documentary

    Daniel Hope: a portrait of the violinist


    This portrait of Daniel Hope from 2017 explores the violinist’s career, the history of his family (who came to London from Berlin via South Africa), and asks what drives him as a musician.

  • Zaide Magic Flute

    Magic Flute for string quartet


    The Quatuor Zaïde perform a trancription of the Queen of the Night Aria from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. The group has recently released a recording of the a selection of highlights from the opera, as arranged by an anonymous contemporary of the composer. The video was ...