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    11-year-old Leia Zhu performs early Mendelssohn concerto

    2018-04-06T15:50:00Z

    In this video, violinist Leia Zhu, born in the UK in October 2006, performs the Mendelssohn’s early D minor Violin Concerto with the Kazan Chamber Orchestra ‘La Primavera’ conducted by Rustem Abyazov. The concert took place on 14 March 2018.

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    Busoni's Kultaselle played on Stradivarius ‘Chigiano’ cello

    2018-04-05T12:15:00Z

    In this video, cellist Erica Piccotti plays Busoni’s Kultaselle - variations on a Finnish theme on the Stradivari ‘Chigiano’ cello, with pianist Monica Cattarossi. The cello belongs to the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena and has been exhibited at the Museo del Violino, Cremona, as well as

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    A real Stradivarius vs its faithful copy – Can you hear the difference?

    2018-03-31T10:58:00Z

    Esther Abrami plays a violin by Stradivari and its faithful copy by Florian Leonhard side by side. The video was filmed by Wright Music Media at Florian Leonhard Fine Violins in London. The pianist is Alison Rhind.

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    Laura van der Heijden plays Walton Cello Concerto in BBC Young Musician 2012 Final

    2018-03-29T14:35:00Z

    This video features a clip from the first movement of Walton’s cello concerto played by Laura van der Heijden during her BBC Young Musician winning performance in 2012.

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    The Violin's Voice | Die Seele der Geige (Trailer)

    2018-03-28T12:19:00Z

    The trailer for a new German language documentary featuring violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann and luthier Martin Schleske. The film, a coproduction by EuroArts and BR (Bavarian Broadcasting), follows Zimmermann in 2016 has he reunites with the ‘Lady Inchiquin’ Stradivari, after a period of nearly

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    Francisco Fullana plays Granados' Sonata for Violin and Piano

    2018-03-28T10:13:00Z

    Francisco Fullana and pianist Jiayi Shi perform Enrique Granados’ Sonata for Violin and Piano. Fullana was recently awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and has a new album out now of works by Max Richter, Alftred Schnittke, Isang Yun and

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    Rachel Barton Pine: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    2018-03-27T16:32:00Z

    In this video from NPR Music’s long-running Tiny Desk Concert series, Rachel Barton Pine plays unnacompanied Bach Tempo di Borea (from Partita no.1) Largo (from Sonata no.3) Fuga (from Sonata no.1) Credits: Producers: Tom Huizenga, Niki Walker; Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin; Videographers: Niki

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    The Sakura cello quintet plays Schubert's Erlkönig

    2018-03-26T16:23:00Z

    The Los Angeles based cello quintet Sakura perform an arrangement of Franz Schubert’s op.1 song Erlkönig (based on a poem by Goethe). The five cellists of Sakura are Peter Myers, whose also created the arrangement, and Michael Kaufman, Benjamin Lash, Gabriel Martins, and Yoshika Masuda. Audio/video

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    Francisco Fullana plays Isang Yun's King's Theme

    2018-03-26T14:06:00Z

    Francisco Fullana, who has recently been awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, performs Isang Yun’s Königliches Thema (King’s Theme) for solo violin. The work is a set of variations based on the theme from Bach’s Musical Offering.  The recording is part of Fullana’s newly released album for Orchid

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    Boris Begelman plays the Gavotte from the Violin Partita no.3

    2018-03-23T16:48:00Z

    Boris Begelman performing Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006: III. Gavotte, by J.S. Bach. In the April 2018 issue of The Strad, Tim Homfray reviews Begelman’s recording of the complete Sonatas and Partitas as ’emotionally rich, musically satisfying and always entertaining’.