Videos

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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason: variations on In the Bleak Midwinter

    2018-12-07T14:37:00Z

    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason perform an arrangement of Holst’s Christmas carol ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’. Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter - Arr. Kanneh-Mason © 2018 Decca Music Group Limited

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    The moment Rostropovich's cello is sold for £1.6 million

    2018-12-04T13:45:00Z

    Filmed during Sotheby’s recent sale of items belonging to Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya, this video captures the moment that the cellist’s1783 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini reaches a hammer price of £1.6 million. It was sold for a final total of £1,930,000 (including the buyer’s premium). Read: Two cello records ...

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    Hilary Hahn and TwoSet Violin play Paganini while hoola-hooping

    2018-12-03T15:48:00Z

    In this video, TwoSet Violin and guest Hilary Hahn make Paganini’s Caprice No 24 that bit more challenging.

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    Clara-Jumi Kang, Alessio Bax: Debussy Violin Sonata

    2018-12-02T13:33:00Z

    German-Korean violinist Clara-Jumi Kang performs at the Seoul Arts Center with pianist Alessio Bax. Kang is a past winner of first prizes at the Seoul International Music Competition, Sendai International Violin Competition and International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.   

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    The 'Four Circles' approach to violin making

    2018-12-01T00:01:00Z

    In the January 2019 issue of The Strad, luthier Kevin Kelly describes his geometrical method for violin design. This video is intended to provide a visual accompaniment to the article. ’In the past, there must have been a system of design that makers could easily understand and follow, with ...

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    Itzhak Perlman performs at Pittsburgh synagogue memorial

    2018-11-30T13:12:00Z

    This video is an extract from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Concert for Peace and Unity on 27 November, marking a month since the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue and honouring its victims. The concert will be broadcast in full by PBS on 11 December.

  • Peace Through Music  Hyeong-Joon Won
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    Peace Through Music: violinist Hyeong-Joon Won

    2018-11-28T13:11:00Z

    Violinist Hyeong-Joon Won gives a TEDx talk last year on his projects bringing musicians from North and South Korea together to perform and promote peace

  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra train items concert
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    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra plays items left on trains

    2018-11-27T13:48:00Z

    Members of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra perform a piece of music using items left behind on trains, including a surfboard, a bicycle pump and an umbrella.

  • Diana Tishchenko Mendelssohn
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    Diana Tishchenko performs Mendelssohn

    2018-11-26T16:39:00Z

    Diana Tishchenko, winner of this year’s Long-Thibaud-Crespin competition, performs the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor in the contest’s final round.

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    Ray Chen's practice challenge: Paganini Sauret Cadenza

    2018-11-25T12:28:00Z

    The violinist lays bare his practice process, beginning from scratch on one of the steepest technical challenges in the repertoire – the Émile Sauret cadenza for Paganini’s First Violin Concerto.