Videos

  • Sheku Kanneh Mason Paul Smith
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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason models Paul Smith in virtuoso style

    2018-10-04T11:15:00Z

    Sheku Kanneh-Mason demonstrates just how crease-proof A Suit to Travel In really is in this vigorous musical workout.

  • Nicola Benedetti
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    Nicola Benedetti plays Wynton Marsalis

    2018-10-02T11:42:00Z

    In this video Nicola Benedetti describes her experience of playing Wynton Marsalis’s jazz-inspired Violin Concerto, before performing the solo cadenza.

  • Tai Murray
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    Entire violin section joins Tai Murray in Tchaikovsky concerto solo part

    2018-10-01T11:39:00Z

    In this video taken during a Memphis Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, the entire violin section surprises soloist Tai Murray by joining in with her solo part in the finale. Chicago-born Tai Murray is a former BBC New Generation Artist and concertmaster of the UK-based Chineke Orchestra. Watch:

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    Anne-Sophie Mutter plays Gershwin's 'Summertime'

    2018-09-26T14:17:00Z

    From ABC Classic FM comes this video of Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Tamara-Anna Cislowska performing ‘Summertime’ from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

  • Oberlin Acoustics Workshop
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    VSA Oberlin Acoustics Workshop 2015

    2018-09-25T15:03:00Z

    Each year for one week, the international violin making community gathers at Oberlin to discuss the latest findings in acoustics under the guidance of researchers and renowned makers.  Tying in with the new Making Matters article in our October issue, on the Oberlin Bow Making Workshop and its

  • Benjamin Zander
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    Interpretation Class with Benjamin Zander

    2018-09-24T16:47:00Z

    In this video, violinist Yasmin Myers takes a masterclass with Benjamin Zander, musical director of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, on Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

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    Sonnet Mélancolique by Alexis de Castillon: double bass transcription

    2018-09-21T15:55:00Z

    Double bassist Alexander Verster performs the ‘Sonnet Mélancolique’ from Alexis de Castillon’s song cycle Six poèsies d’Armand Silvestre, op.8. Verster’s transcription for double bass in standard orchestral tuning is available to download here and the piano score (public domain)

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    Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio - Samuel Coleridge Taylor’s 'Deep River'

    2018-09-19T15:58:00Z

    The Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio, formed of siblings Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin) and BBC Young Musician winning Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), perform Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s arrangement of the spiritual ‘Deep River’. Coleridge-Taylor, not to be confused with poet Samuel

  • Boussu
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    Replicating a Benoit Joseph Boussu

    2018-09-18T14:02:00Z

    In this video, violin maker and researcher Geerten Verberkmoes puts the finishing touches to a replica of a violin by Benoit Joseph Boussu, using construction methods most likely employed by the 18th-century French luthier.

  • Richard Lin
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    Richard Lin performs Bruch's Scottish Fantasy

    2018-09-17T17:27:00Z

    In this video, Richard Lin, 1st prize winner of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, performs Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy in the final round conducted by Leonard Slatkin.