Videos

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    Ray Chen: What do you do when your E-string breaks in a concert?

    2019-06-12T15:45:00Z

    In a break from practice, Ray Chen sets himself a challenge to play as if his E string has just broken while admitting that it is not something you can defend against or even practise for – and therefore not worth worrying about either

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    Yo-Yo Ma makes speech after receiving honorary Dartmouth degree

    2019-06-11T12:00:00Z

    On Sunday 9th June, Dartmouth College awarded the cellist Yo-Yo Ma an honorary doctor of arts degree at its 2019 commencement. Here he is, immediately afterwards, delivering the main address and playing the cello to 11,000 attendees.

  • With Nicky Ask Nicky
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    With Nicky: Ask Nicky

    2019-06-11T11:08:00Z

    This week, ‘With Nicky’ becomes ‘Ask Nicky’ as Nicola Benedetti answers some of your questions. The violinist says: ’After recording this, however, we realised I never actually answered the most asked question! ”What is your shoulder rest?” The super duper attentive amongst you may have noticed a change over ...

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    11-year-old Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn

    2019-06-10T15:39:00Z

    The 11-year-old Slovak violin prodigy Teo Gertler plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason gives schools-only performance

    2019-06-10T12:51:00Z

    After a schools-only performance in Birmingham from Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, pupils talk about their impressions of the two musicians.

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    Leopold Mozart Violin Competition live stream

    2019-06-07T15:12:00Z

    The finalists’ performances, in local time for Germany, are: 5 pm: Kaoru Oe (Japan, *1994) Mozart concerto A major KV 219 Brahms concerto D major op. 77 7 pm: Joshua Brown (USA, *1999) Mozart Konzert G major ...

  • Hannah Tam
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    Hannah Tam, 13, plays Ysaÿe and Hubay

    2019-06-07T13:46:00Z

    Hannah Tam, 13, was recently awarded a CA$10,000 prize from the ‘Mini Violini’ showcase at the Concours musical international de Montréal. Here she plays Eugène Ysaÿe’s D minor Sonata ‘Ballade’, and the Carmen Fantasy by Jenö Hubay with pianist Claire Ouellet.  

  • Pavel Sporcl Souvenir
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    Pavel Šporcl plays 'Souvenir' by František Drdla

    2019-06-06T16:16:00Z

    Pavel Šporcl performs Souvenir by Czech violinist and composer František Drdla (1868-1944). Šporcl has sold more than 230,000 CDs in his career, with his latest recording, ‘Christmas On The Blue Violin’, going platinum. His now trademark blue violin was made for him in 2005 by Czech luthier Jan Špidlen. ...

  • Perlman Masterclass
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    Itzhak Perlman launches online masterclass series

    2019-06-06T15:54:00Z

    This is a trailer for the latest addition to the MasterClass.com platform, a series of 19 video lessons from Itzhak Perlman. More details here

  • Ellinor D'Melon - Sarasate
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    Ellinor D'Melon performs Sarasate's Introduction et Tarantelle

    2019-06-05T16:06:00Z

    Eighteen-year-old Cuban/Jamaican violinist Ellinor D’Melon plays Pablo de Sarasate’s Introduction et tarantelle op.43 with pianist Vadim Gladkov at the Sony Auditorium in Madrid, Spain.