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    Nigel Kennedy plays Gershwin at outdoor festival

    2018-06-01T11:41:00Z

    British violinist Nigel Kennedy performs Gershwin’s Oh, Lady Be Good with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at The Biggest Weekend, a music festival organised by the BBC. Watch Kennedy’s full house-long set here

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    Abel Selaocoe peforms Lamentatio

    2018-05-31T15:15:00Z

    South African cellist Abel Selaocoe performs his version of Lamentatio by Giovanni Sollima. The work is being performed by Selaocoe as part of ‘Sirocco’, a UK tour with the Manchester Collective taking in London, Liverpool and Manchester. ‘We are connecting folk traditions of the world through the

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    Martinů - Three Madrigals for violin and viola (no.1)

    2018-05-30T14:49:00Z

    Duo Florent, comprising Arianna Dotto, violin, and Joachim Angster, viola, perform the first of Bohuslav Martinů’s Three Madrigals for violin and viola. Recorded in Lansing, Michigan, by Sergei Kvitko, www.bluegriffin.com

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    Rob Landes tries out a titanium violin

    2018-05-29T16:24:00Z

    In this video, violinist Rob Landes experiments with a violin made out of sheet titanium. Its maker described some of the challenges invoveld in its construction: ‘The number one problem when working with titanium is it reacts with the oxygen in air anytime it is over 800 degrees F. The reaction

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    Moszkowski: Suite for Two Violins & Piano

    2018-05-25T15:10:00Z

    Moritz Moszkowski’s Suite for Two Violins and Piano, op.71 (first and second movements), filmed live at an LSO Discovery Lunchtime Concert event on 22 October 2010. Performed by Maxine Kwok-Adams, Rhys Watkins (violins) and Sophia Rahman (piano).

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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs at royal wedding

    2018-05-20T08:18:00Z

    Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs during the signing of the register at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Kanneh-Mason played Maria Theresia von Paradis’ Sicilienne, Gabriel Fauré’s Après un rêve and Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria. Want to know more about Sheku Kanneh-Mason? See our

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    Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt: Brahms Viola Sonata No.2

    2018-05-17T16:11:00Z

    Violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt and pianist Asiya Korepanova perform Brahms’s Sonata for Viola and Piano op.120, no.2, in E flat major. The video was filmed on 18 June 2017 at the Linehan concert hall, UMBC, Baltimore, as part of Festival Baltimore.

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    Trailer: Forte – a documentary feature film

    2018-05-17T14:19:00Z

    ‘Forte’ is a documentary about women in classical music starring violinists Tatiana Berman and Eldbjørg Hemsing, and composer Lucia Caruso. It is directed by David Donnelly, who’s previous work includes ‘Maestro’, a documentary about Paavo Järvi. There is currently a Kickstarter campaign for

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    A cello quartet with one cello

    2018-05-15T00:00:00Z

    Four members of the Wiener Cello Ensemble 5+1 perform Ravel's Bolero on a single instrument to great comic effect. Watch: Music teacher loses temper with violinist – with destructive results

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    Why Stradivarius violins are worth millions

    2018-05-14T16:25:00Z

    From Vox comes a video exploring some of the mystique behind Stradivari violins. Featuring violinists Philippe Quint and Michelle Kim, luthier Joseph Curtin. Produced and presented by Dean Peterson for Vox.com.