Videos

  • James Oesi – Bach
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    James Oesi plays the Bourrées from Bach's Cello Suite no.4

    2019-04-12T14:14:00Z

    In this video South African double bassist James Oesi plays the two Bourrées from Bach’s Cello Suite no.4. The performance was filmed at the Bimhuis Amsterdam in 2016 for ‘Vrije Geluiden’ (Free Sounds), a programme on Dutch public broadcaster VPRO. Oesie play an 1872 instrument by Giuseppe Baldantoni.

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    Bohemian Rhapsody for cello sextet

    2019-04-11T11:18:00Z

    Amit Peled and the Peabody Cello Gang perform a new arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody for six cellos. The five young cellists are students in Peled’s studio at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. They are Jiaoyang Xu, Mafalda Santos, Joseph Staten, Ismael Guerrero, and Tzu-Jou Yeh The arrangement, ...

  • Nicola Benedetti recap Velocity
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    'With Nicky' Recap: Playing Fast

    2019-04-09T11:09:00Z

    A recap of last week’s video today on Nicola Benedetti’s journey of YouTube tutorials, in which the violinist goes back over one of the most important parts of developing the basics for the left hand: Playing Fast - Velocity Requires Flexibility.

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    Duet on horn violin

    2019-04-08T13:09:00Z

    In this video South Korean Violinist Yueun Kim, founding member of the Zaffre String Quartet and student of Midori Goto, tries out her pal’s horn-violin, with pleasing results.

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    'Winter' from Vivaldi's Four Seasons - III: Allegro - Henning Kraggerud, Arctic Philharmonic

    2019-04-05T12:52:00Z

    This live recording of Henning Kraggerud and the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra is interspersed with footage of Kraggerud at Fjellheisen, near Tromsø in the Norwegian Arctic Circle, one of the orchestra’s bases. The complete Four Seasons and four of Kraggerud’s own compositions were released on Simax Classics in ...

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    Johan Dalene's journey to the Nielsen Competition finals

    2019-04-03T15:54:00Z

    Johan Dalene won the violin section of the Carl Nielsen International Competition in Odense, Denmark, following a two-part final on Friday 29 and Sunday 31 March. This video shows his progression through the rounds to reach that point. The entire final is available on at nielsen2019.medici.tv

  • Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason Edinburgh
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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason talk about the Edinburgh Festival

    2019-04-01T14:31:00Z

    The brother and sister musicians talk about growing up with classical music, the sense of escape that music offers them, and the inspiring atmosphere of events like the International Festival, at which they perform on 7 August 2019.

  • Nielsen Competition Finalists
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    Nielsen Competition: Finals live stream and more

    2019-03-29T16:30:00Z

    Follow the violin finals live with our live stream from the Carl Nielsen International Competition courtesy of Medici.tv. The three violinists will take part in a two-part final, each performing a 19th- or 20th-century concerto of their choice on Friday 29 March (19:30 Central European Time) and the Nielsen ...

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    The Cello Maker: Robin Aitchison

    2019-03-27T16:20:00Z

    The Academy of Ancient Music has produced this film exploring the craft of cello maker Robin Aitchison, focusing on his copies of instruments by Stradivari, Montagnana and Guadagnini. The film is the first in a series called Breaking Down Baroque to be released by the Academy of Ancient Music ...

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    Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider talks about the Carl Nielsen competition

    2019-03-26T15:05:00Z

    In this video, president and former winner of the Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, talks us through the ways in which he is trying to bring something special to the contest.