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    New Greenpeace campaign featuring violinist Pekka Kuusisto


    Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto is featured in Greenpeace’s latest film as part of its campaign to protect the Great Northern Forest. ‘Forests have always been a source of inspiration in art, but nowadays they are becoming more and more a source of worry and sadness too, as we see ...

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    Teaser for Mischa Maisky documentary


    A teaser for a documentary about cellist Mischa Maisky, the great ’performing animal’, to be released in 2020. Featuring contributions from Maxim Vengerov, Evgeny Kissin, Valery Gergiev and others.

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    How to Fake in Orchestra


    Faking it: the great taboo of orchestral playing. Here’s how to do it safely and efficiently.

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    Itzhak Perlman returns to the stage of his US debut


    60 years after making his US debut as a 13-year-old prodigy on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’, Itzhak Perlman returns to the same stage for ’The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.’

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    Hungarian Dance no.5 arranged for cello & piano – Jean-Guihen Queyras, Alexandre Tharaud


    Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexandre Tharaud perform their own transcription of Brahms’ Hungarian Dance no.5, originally written for violin and piano. The duo has recorded the whole set of dances along with the composer’s two cello sonatas. The Strad review reads: ‘The players’ idiomatic arrangements of six of Brahms’s ...

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    Ottawa Symphony experiments with 3D printed instruments


    The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra ‘3D String Theory’ project is culminating with a performance on Sunday 4 November. ‘To explore the new creative possibilities that technology brings to music, the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra has commissioned Ottawa violin maker Charline Dequincey, Creadditive designer Laurent Lacombe and the Industrial Technology Centre in ...

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    Scottish Ensemble & Andersson Dance: Prelude – skydiving from a dream


    As a follow-up to their first collaboration Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia , Scottish Ensemble and Andersson Dance will be premiering a new piece based around Beethoven’s Grosse Fugue , Bach’s Art of Fugue and Lutosławski’s Preludes. ‘Fusing music and movement, musician and dancer, Prelude – skydiving ...

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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason on the Andrew Marr Show


    The musical siblings talk Shostakovich, Jacqueline du Pré and friendly sibling competition with Andrew Marr, before playing the second movement of Shostakovich’s Cello Sonata. 

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    Paulo Cello Competition winner Brannon Cho plays Bach


    In this video from the final of the Paulo Cello Competition in Finland, American cellist and first prizewinner Brannon Cho perfoms the Allemande from Bach’s Cello Suite no.6 as an encore after the concerto final Read: Paulo Cello Competition names winner

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    Gautier Capuçon & Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester cellos


    Gautier Capuçon and the cello section of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester perform the ‘Requiem’ from Anne Wilson’s Lament (originally for solo cello with cello quartet)