• Sheku

    Young, gifted and giving back - Sheku Kanneh-Mason - BBC Stories


    Sheku Kanneh-Mason donated £3,000 to his old school to make sure it could keep up music lessons. In this film he visits the school and talks about the importance of the support he got there. Filmed, edited and produced by Elise Wicke. Additional camera Emily France.

  • Twelve

    The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic play The Pink Panther Theme


    Henry Mancini’s Pink Panther Theme gets The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic treatment in this arrangement by Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. This performance was filmed in the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory at the First Moscow International Cello Festival in 2008. The cellists are:

  • Dover

    Barber's Adagio in original version from op.11 Quartet


    In this video, the Banff Competition winning Dover Quartet performs the Adagio from Samuel Barber’s String Quartet in B Minor, op.11 – a piece which has gone on to achieve huge popularity in its string orchestra arrangement as the Adagio for Strings.

  • Jso

    Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 10, Tabea Zimmermann, JSO


    The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra strings, lead from the viola by Tabea Zimmermann, perform Mendelssohn’s String Symphony no.10. The String Symphonies (twelve in total) were composed when Mendelssohn was between twelve and 14 years old.

  • Milstein

    Nathan Milstein: Beethoven Violin Sonata no.9, 'Kreutzer'


    Nathan Milstein plays Beethoven’s Violin Sonata no.9, op.47 (‘Kreutzer’) at the Berwerdhallen in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 1986. Filmed by documentary maker Christopher Nupen, this performance was the 82-year-old Milstein’s last public recital before a hand injury ended his long career. The

  • Octet

    Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20


    The Borodin Quartet and Fine Arts Quartet combine to perform Mendelssohn’s Octet.  The performance was filmed live on 20 July 1990 at the Festival de St-Riquier, Baie de Somme, France, in the Saint Riquier Abbey.

  • Swan
  • Ebene

    The Quatuor Ebène plays Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht


    In this performance filmed live at the Wissembourg Festival in September 2014, the Quatuor Ebène play Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht.  The quartet’s regular members, Pierre Colombet, Gabriel Le Magadure (violin), Mathieu Herzog (viola) and Raphaël Merlin (cello) are joined by Arnaud Thorette

  • Trout

    The Trout, 1969 with Jacqueline Du Pré, Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta & Pinchas Zukerman


    Filmmaker Christopher Nupen about the film: ‘In 1969 five young musicians, all of them still relatively unknown to the general public - but destined to become international artists of the highest rank - came together to play Schubert’s Trout Quintet in the new Queen Elizabeth Hall, on the south

  • Victoria

    O Magnum Mysterium by Tomás Luis de Victoria arranged for four cellos


    This performance of Tomás Luis de Victoria’s O Magnum Mysterium arranged for four cellos was filmed at Alice Tully Hall in April 2017 in a Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center concert. The cellists are David Finckel, Sarina Zhang, Dmitri Atapine, and Sumire Kudo.