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  • Borodin Quartet 2
    Focus

    5 views on chamber playing by Borodin Quartet legend Rostislav Dubinsky

    2019-01-07T12:00:00Z

    The Borodin's founding first violinist, who played with the quartet for 30 years from 1945, was interviewed in The Strad shortly before his death in 1997

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    News

    15-strong double bass ensemble plays Joe Hisaishi medley

    2018-06-21T15:40:00Z

    A double bass ensemble from the School of Music at Korea’s National University of Arts performs a medley of Studio Ghibli film themes by Joe Hisaishi, in an arrangement by Yang Joon Suk.

  • reger-linos
    Review

    Reger: Violin Concerto op.101 (arr. Rudolf Kolisch)

    2016-10-23T00:00:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: October 2016 Description: Reger’s knotty concerto clarified for Schoenberg’s chamber music society Musicians: Winfried Rademacher (violin) Linos Ensemble Composer: Max Reger Catalogue number: CAPRICCO C 5137 ...

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    News

    European Union Youth Orchestra secures short-term funding

    2016-06-02T00:00:00Z

    European Commission announces €600,000 lifeline for the 2016–17 season

  • 6StradCellos1
    Article

    An ensemble of 6 Stradivarius cellos

    2015-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Six outstanding cellists perform six Stradivari cellos together at Brompton's Auctioneers' Simply Strad event, held at the Royal Academy of Music, London in October 2013. The performance features: Robert Max - 'Saveuse' 1726 Stéphane Tétreault - 'Countess of Stanlein' 1707 Julian Lloyd Webber ...

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    Osmo Vänskä resigns as Minnesota Orchestra's music director

    2013-09-30T00:00:00Z

    Osmo Vänskä has resigned from the Minnesota Orchestra, bringing to an end his ten-year role as music director. In a statement, the 60-year-old conductor (pictured) said it was ‘a very sad day’ for him personally, although he had originally warned of his intentions in a letter to the management ...

  • ACO-VIRTUAL-02
    Article

    Australian Chamber Orchestra debuts digital installation

    2013-09-25T00:00:00Z

    A new music installation has been launched in Australia, designed to give listeners a concert experience without any musicians present. Devised by the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO), the project consists of 13 screens, each featuring an ensemble member in performance, surrounding the audience. The sound of each individual musician comes ...

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    Article

    New London festival combines improvised music with art, theatre, dance and film

    2013-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson (pictured), viola player Max Baillie and all-string group the 12 Ensemble are among the performers at a new ten-day festival in east London next month. The ‘i = u Festival’ will bring together music with dance, art, theatre and film as it explores improvisation and new approaches ...