Hilary Hahn

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    Hilary Hahn gives her first live Instagram performance for UNICEF

    2019-08-06T13:04:00Z

    During a strike across Radio France in June, in which her concert with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France was cancelled, Hilary Hahn performed Prokofiev’s 1st Violin Concerto live on Instagram instead, without orchestral accompaniment, raising money for UNICEF.   

  • Hilary Hahn plays Sibelius in 1996
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    Hilary Hahn plays Sibelius aged 16

    2019-07-01T14:49:00Z

    A look back to 1996, when a 16-year-old Hilary Hahn performed Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with conductor Lorin Maazel and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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    7 tips on motivating yourself to practise

    2019-05-13T16:23:00Z

    7 different string players share their wisdom on maintaining motivation - as featured over the last 10 years in The Strad

  • Hilary Hahn Partitas Masterclass
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    Hilary Hahn gives masterclass on her new album

    2019-05-06T11:45:00Z

    On 17th May, Hilary Hahn releases her new album: 6 partitas specially written for the violinist by the Spanish composer Antón García Abril. And for each piece on the new album Hahn has prepared a masterclass video for players and listeners alike, to share insider knowledge on interpreting, expressing, and ...

  • Hilary Hahn Sibelius Violin Concerto
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    Hilary Hahn on Sibelius's Violin Concerto

    2019-04-22T16:14:00Z

    Ahead of her performance of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Hilary Hahn explains what the piece means to her.

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    Hilary Hahn plays Bach in 1997

    2019-02-25T13:38:00Z

    In this video from 1997 (first 21 minutes), the 17-year-old violinist performs Bach and gives an interview in which, amongst other things, she admits to knowing about 27 concertos off by heart. 

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    Life Lessons: 3 questions for Hilary Hahn

    2019-02-07T13:31:00Z

    Adrenalin can be helpful, says the American violinist, but you should never forget the true reasons for performance

  • Bach Hahn
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    Hilary Hahn: Bach Solo Violin

    2019-01-18T16:55:00Z

    Exceptional technical command and the utmost integrity and communication

  • Hilary Hahn Ling Ling Workout
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    Hilary Hahn does the Ling Ling Workout

    2018-12-17T17:02:00Z

    First she played Paganini while hoola-hooping. Now Hilary Hahn has accepted an even meaner TwoSet Violin challenge, which, amongst other things, involves playing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the A string tuned down a semitone.

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    Hilary Hahn on recording a second instalment of solo Bach – 20 years after the first

    2018-09-20T15:06:00Z

    The violinist recorded her first disc of Bach when she was a teenager. Now, two decades on, she returns to complete the set. Pauline Harding talks to her about constancy and change, and new meanings given to music through experience and memory