Artists

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    Fantasia dei Gatti - Augustin Hadelich | Paganini Caprice no.17

    2018-01-10T15:48:00Z

    A short animated film featuring Augustin Hadelich’s recording of the Paganini Caprice no.17 from his upcoming album for Warner of the 24 Caprices. Fantasia dei Gatti  is produced by Augustin Hadelich, and created by director Paul Glickman and animator Tam King.

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    The Trout, 1969 with Jacqueline Du Pré, Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta & Pinchas Zukerman

    2017-12-29T13:57:00Z

    Filmmaker Christopher Nupen about the film: ‘In 1969 five young musicians, all of them still relatively unknown to the general public - but destined to become international artists of the highest rank - came together to play Schubert’s Trout Quintet in the new Queen Elizabeth Hall, on the south ...

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    Bach Double Violin Concerto - Yehudi Menuhin And David Oistrakh.

    2017-12-26T12:01:00Z

    Legendary violinists Yehudi Menuhin and David Oistrakh perform Bach’s Double Concerto in 1958 at the Salle Pleyel with the Orchestre national de la Radio-télévision française (RTF)  

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    Amit Peled on 'A Cello Named Pablo'

    2017-12-19T15:43:00Z

    This video from Washington DC based WDCW news features cellist Amit Peled talking about a new children’s book about him and the Goffriller cello once played by Pablo Casals Watch: Video: how I came to play Pablo Casals’s 1733 Goffriller cello, by Amit Peled

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    100 years ago today: Heifetz's US debut at Carnegie Hall

    2017-10-27T11:14:00Z

    The Carnegie Hall recital sealed the 16-year-old’s reputation as an astonishing and unruffled performer, set a new bar for violin playing and led to a season full of engagements and a recording contract, as Dario Sarlo reveals

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    Frank Huang's road to the New York Philharmonic

    2017-10-24T13:51:00Z

    This season marks two years since Frank Huang became concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic. But, as Ken Smith discovers, the Chinese-born musician might have quit the violin as a teenager had it not been for the influence of Donald Weilerstein, who taught him to think beyond the technical proficiency ...

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    Jascha Heifetz's US debut a hundred years ago

    2017-10-19T13:59:00Z

    The Carnegie Hall recital sealed the 16-year-old’s reputation as an astonishing and unruffled performer, set a new bar for violin playing and led to a season full of engagements and a recording contract, as Dario Sarlo reveals

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    News

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja awarded $100,000 Swiss music prize

    2017-09-25T10:37:00Z

    Government-sponsored prize selects violinist for its top music honour, the Grand Prix suisse de musique 

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    Frank Peter Zimmermann plays violin transcription of Rachmaninoff Prelude no.5

    2017-09-22T15:08:00Z

    Frank Peter Zimmermann appears in the October issue of The Strad  as part of the Trio Zimmermann, but here he is as soloist, playing Ernst Schliephake’s violin transcription of Rachmaninoff’s Prelude op.23 No. 5 in G Minor.  

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    Review

    Prokofiev: Violin Concertos nos.1 and 2

    2017-09-22T14:57:00Z

    The Strad Issue: September 2017 Description: Tremendously stylish versions of these acerbic Russian concertos Musicians: Matthew Trusler (violin), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Grant Llewellyn Composer: Prokofiev Catalogue Number: ORCHID CLASSICS ORC 100070 If it’s become fashionable in recent years to miniaturise ...