• Rachel Barton Pine

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine in duet with her daughter


    In this video from American Public Media’s ‘Performance Today’, Rachel Barton Pine performs with a budding violinist: her 7-year-old daughter, Sylvia

  • Dan Zhu Da Vinci Stradivarius

    Dan Zhu plays the 1714 'Da Vinci' Stradivarius surrounded by 20 other Strads


    Dan Zhu plays the 1714 ‘Da Vinci’ Stradivarius at the Tokyo Stradivarius Festival, just before he performs Bach’s Chaconne in concert on the same violin.

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    Massed cellos play James Brown at New Directions Cello Festival


    This video was made on 15 July at the final concert of the New Directions Cello Festival Köln 2018 at the WDR-Funkhaus Köln. The arrangemend of James Brown’s ‘I Feel Good’ is by festival co-director Gunther Tiedemann. The soloists are Rupert Gillett and Veit Steinmann

  • 3d printed violin

    A modular 3D printed violin which actually sounds... ok


    David Perry plays a traditional construction violin alongside the 3D printed Hovalin and two of his new Modular Fiddles. Perry first came to The Strad’s attention a few years ago when he developed the F-F-Fiddle, the first 3D printed electric violin that anyone could download and print (anyone with ...

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    String orchestra rehearsal progress: Dvořák's Serenade for Strings


    Josef Špaček – violinist and associate artist of the Czech Philharmonic – rehearses the Allegro vivace from Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings with students of the Royal Academy of Music. This video is the first play-through of the piece in the rehearsal, which you can contrast to the final play-through ...

  • Lisa Batiashvili and Sheku Kanneh-Mason

    Lisa Batiashvili and Sheku Kanneh-Mason in duet


    Lisa Batiashvili and Sheku Kanneh-Mason play the ‘Cinema Paradiso Love Theme’ in duet at the Opus Klassik awards in Berlin on Sunday October 14th.

  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason Time

    Interview with Sheku Kanneh-Mason


    Sheku Kanneh-Mason talks about performing at the Royal Wedding and the need for diversity in classical music.

  • JJV

    Joseph Joachim Competition live stream


    The preliminary rounds of the 10th edition of the triennial Joseph Joachim Violin Competition start on Saturday 13 October at 10am (German time). Bookmark this page to watch the live stream of the entire event. The competition, which takes place over 16 days at the University of Music, ...

  • ITV

    ITV News report on concert featuring WWI violin


    A violin which belonged to a soldier who died in the trenches of the Somme was featured in the premiere of The Great War Symphony by Patrick Hawes. Written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, the symphony received its first performance at London’s ...

  • Galicia

    Long-serving orchestral cellist in Spain takes to busking after losing leg


    This video comes from Spanish newspaper La Vox de Galicia , based in A Coruña, which reported the story of cellist Vladimir von Litvikh. Born in Saint Petersburg in 1967, he joined the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia when it was founded in 1992 and remained in post until ...