• Untitled

    Hilary Hahn plays Max Richter's 'Mercy'


    In this clip from American public radio programme A Prairie Home Companion, Hilary Hahn plays Mercy by Max Richter, a piece written for her for the 2013 album In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores. The pianist is Jessica Osborne.

  • Soundpost

    Edgar Russ: The right soundpost position


    Continuing his YouTube series, Cremona-based luthier Edgar Russ talks about how to work out the correct position of the soundpost

  • Tetzlaff violin

    Christian Tetzlaff on his 2000 Greiner violin


    Christian Tetzlaff switched from playing older instruments to a modern one built by the German luthier Stefan-Peter Greiner. In this video from the Czech Philharmonic he suggests that ”Stradivari and Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ were fantastic violin makers but their instruments are not good because they

  • Tetzlaff brahms
  • Gluzman thumbnail

    Vadim Gluzman on the 1690 ‘Leopold Auer’ Stradivarius


    In this video from the Czech Philharmonic, Vadim Gluzman recalls meeting the ‘Leopold Auer’ Stradivari 21 years ago and how it feels to play the instrument which belonged to the great violin pedagogue who tauch Mischa Elman, Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein

  • Power thumbnail

    Lawrence Power performs Salonen's Pentatonic Étude for solo viola


    In this video from the Philharmonia Orchestra, British violist Lawrence Power plays Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Pentatonic Étude. Salonen wrote the piece for Power, who premiered it in 2015.

  • Thumbnail

    Alexander Sitkovetsky and Maxim Rysanov play Bach and Bartók


    Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and violist Maxim Rysanov alternate between two-part Inventions by Bach and duos by Bartók. Bach: Invention No. 1 in C major, BWV 772 Bartok: Duo No. 9 ‘Play Song’ Bach: Invention No. 2 in c minor, BWV 773 Bartok: Duo No. 23 ‘Wedding Song’ Bach: Invention No. in 4 d

  • Biber

    The English Concert at Kings Place | Biber's Rosary Sonatas


    Baroque period instrument ensemble The English Concert is performing an evening of chamber music by Biber and his contemporaries at London’s Kings Place on 6 December. In this video, violinist Nadja Zwiener offers her insight into Biber’s wonderful Rosary Sonatas (or ‘Mystery’ Sonatas). Find out

  • Kraggerud thumb

    Henning Kraggerud - Victimae Paschali


    Henning Kraggerud and the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra perform an arrangement of Kraggerud’s own Victimae Paschali recorded in Tromsø Cathedral

  • Balanas thumbnail

    20 cellos in 1 minute


    Margarita Balanas visits Tom Woods Cellos in London and plays the first Bourrée from Bach’s Cello Suite no.3 on 20 instruments of various makers and eras, including J. B. Vuillaume, Thomas Kennedy, J A Gagliano, Georges Chanot and Claude Miremont