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    Clara-Jumi Kang, Alessio Bax: Debussy Violin Sonata

    2018-12-02T13:33:00Z

    German-Korean violinist Clara-Jumi Kang performs at the Seoul Arts Center with pianist Alessio Bax. Kang is a past winner of first prizes at the Seoul International Music Competition, Sendai International Violin Competition and International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.   

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    The 'Four Circles' approach to violin making

    2018-12-01T00:01:00Z

    In the January 2019 issue of The Strad, luthier Kevin Kelly describes his geometrical method for violin design. This video is intended to provide a visual accompaniment to the article. ’In the past, there must have been a system of design that makers could easily understand and follow, with ...

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    Itzhak Perlman performs at Pittsburgh synagogue memorial

    2018-11-30T13:12:00Z

    This video is an extract from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Concert for Peace and Unity on 27 November, marking a month since the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue and honouring its victims. The concert will be broadcast in full by PBS on 11 December.

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    Peace Through Music: violinist Hyeong-Joon Won

    2018-11-28T13:11:00Z

    Violinist Hyeong-Joon Won gives a TEDx talk last year on his projects bringing musicians from North and South Korea together to perform and promote peace

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    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra plays items left on trains

    2018-11-27T13:48:00Z

    Members of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra perform a piece of music using items left behind on trains, including a surfboard, a bicycle pump and an umbrella.

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    Diana Tishchenko performs Mendelssohn

    2018-11-26T16:39:00Z

    Diana Tishchenko, winner of this year’s Long-Thibaud-Crespin competition, performs the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor in the contest’s final round.

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    Ray Chen's practice challenge: Paganini Sauret Cadenza

    2018-11-25T12:28:00Z

    The violinist lays bare his practice process, beginning from scratch on one of the steepest technical challenges in the repertoire – the Émile Sauret cadenza for Paganini’s First Violin Concerto.

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    Layale Chaker and the Sarafand Ensemble

    2018-11-22T16:48:00Z

    In this video from Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2017, Layale Chaker and the Sarafand Ensemble with Michel Godard perform their version of the Lebanese folk solk Havvel ya gannam. Violinist and composer Layale Chaker trained at the National Higher Conservatory of Beirut in her native Lebanon, followed by studies at ...

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    Die Seele der Geige: documentary featuring Frank Peter Zimmermann and luthier Martin Schleske

    2018-11-21T15:47:00Z

    [n.b. no English subtitles. As broadcast on Arte.tv, the film is in German, or click the gear icon to change to French.] This documentary, a coproduction by EuroArts and BR (Bavarian Broadcasting), follows violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann in 2016 as he reunites with the ‘Lady Inchiquin’ Stradivari, after a ...

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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason meets Rostropovich's Cellos

    2018-11-20T15:38:00Z

    Ahead of Sotheby’s sale Rostropovich Vishnevskaya (November 28th),  Sheku Kanneh-Mason went to the auctioning house to try out three of the cellos belonging to his musical hero.