Videos

  • With Nicky Vibrato
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    'With Nicky' Part 3: Vibrato

    2019-02-12T12:00:00Z

    This week on Nicola Benedetti’s series of video tutorials, she talks about a much requested subject…vibrato. It’s not surprising there have been so many questions and comments about it as vibrato is one of the most tricky things for string players to develop. Learning and building the fundamentals of this ...

  • Circular Bow Motion Kim Kashkashian
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    Kim Kashkashian teaches circular bow motion

    2019-02-11T13:35:00Z

    This video shows part of a master class with violist Kim Kashkashian at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.

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    ViolaCam meets Torelli Sinfonia in C

    2019-02-08T15:04:00Z

    The Baroque ensemble La Serenissima in rehearsal from the vantage point of violist Jim O’Toole. The Sinfonia in C by Giuseppe Torelli is featured on the group’s award-winning album The Italian Job .    

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    Laura van der Heijden & Petr Limonov: 3 Morceaux by Anatoli Ljadov

    2019-02-07T17:15:00Z

    In this video from Dutch broadcaster NTR, cellist Laura van der Heijden performs at the Edison Klassiek Award ceremony with pianist Petr Limonov. They play the first of the 3 Morceaux by Anatoli Ljadov from their album ‘1948’, Van der Heijden’s debut recording, which focuses on music for ...

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    Walton: Johannesburg Festival Overture. Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra

    2019-02-06T17:35:00Z

    Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra’s main orchestra, conducted by Robert Hodge, perform Walton, Johannesburg Festival Overture at the Music for Youth Proms, Royal Albert Hall in November 2018. Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra is one of the oldest youth orchestras in the UK and will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2019/20. Now ...

  • With Nicky Part Two
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    'With Nicky' part 2: Developing Your Sound

    2019-02-05T12:00:00Z

    Why is sound so important? ‘With Nicky’ this week delves into the depths of developing sound, while reminding us that no two violinists sound the same, and that they shouldn’t sound the same. There’s lots of experimentation, plus plenty of advice on embracing the journey to finding your own sound. ...

  • John Jordan
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    The most exotic violin woods

    2019-02-04T17:46:00Z

    California-based electric violin maker John Jordan introduces us to some of his most exotic woods, ranging from the pricey Tasmanian tiger rose myrtle to the Swamp Kauri, which is dug up from bogs in New Zealand and is certified to be a minimum of 30000 years old. ...

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    Kanneh-Mason Trio performs Deep River

    2019-02-01T17:40:00Z

    Performed by the Kanneh-Mason Trio, this is an arrangement of the traditional spiritual Deep River. It is based on the 1904 piano arrangement by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The trio comprises the Kanneh-Mason siblings Sheku (cello), Isata (piano) and Braimah (violin), and this recording is being released by Decca as their ...

  • Carbon Cello
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    Making a cello from carbon

    2019-01-29T13:45:00Z

    In this video Tim Duerinck demonstrates how to make a cello from carbon by hand. The music to the video is also performed on the carbon cello. To read his article investigating the possibilities of flax, carbon, aramid and more in violin making click here .

  • Nicola Benedetti Back to Basics
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    Back to Basics with Nicky

    2019-01-29T12:00:00Z

    Kicking off the ‘With Nicky’ series this week, and our media partnership with Nicola Benedetti’s new video venture, it’s Back to Basics, in which the violinist delves further into the fundamentals of the violin and bow hold to develop comfort, flexibility and relaxation.