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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

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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.

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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.

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    An interview with Kyung Wha Chung in 1974

    2019-03-25T15:15:00Z

    In this television interview with Humphrey Burton the legendary violinist talks about life on the road, the reasons she loves her Guarneri violin and the awkwardness of listening to her own recordings - amongst other things.

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    Paul Tortelier gives Dvorák Cello Concerto masterclass

    2019-03-21T15:00:00Z

    ‘I give you a little trick because I like you! My second finger is the leader – like Mrs Thatcher, it’s an Iron Finger’ French cellist Paul Tortelier gives a masterclass at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester for the BBC in 1987. Performing the concerto is ...

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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason perform The Swan

    2019-03-19T14:51:00Z

    In this video Sheku Kanneh-Mason and his sister Isata perform Saint-Saëns’s The Swan on the Norwegian-Swedish television talk show Skavlan. 

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    Patricia Kopatchinskaja on playing Pierrot Lunaire

    2019-03-18T12:32:00Z

    Here Patricia Kopatchinskaja talks about playing Pierrot Lunaire, a project the violinist first conceived while she was unable to practise due to an arm injury. ‘All my life I’ve felt that I was Pierrot. Whenever I played the piece on my violin as a student which I I spoke the ...

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    Ray Chen in concert: Tambourin Chinois

    2019-03-15T17:23:00Z

    From Dutch broadcaster Avrotros comes this video of Ray Chen performing Kreisler’s Tambourin Chinois  with Amsterdam Sinfonietta, lead by Candida Thompson. Filmed on 17 February 2019 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.