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    Portrait of Anne Akiko Meyers aged 12 in 1983

    2019-08-06T15:58:00Z

    ‘When Anne was born we used to play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto when we fed her so that she would naturally love music,’ says Anne Akiko Meyers’s mother in this profile of the violinist from 1983. Includes footage of the pedagogue Alice Schoenfeld who died in May this year. ...

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    Inaugural Stradfest takes place with diverse programme of events

    2019-03-25T13:25:00Z

    Among the offerings was a Silent Quartet Roulette, performances from the Dover Quartet and Anne Akiko Meyers, the opportunity to try some of the world’s finest instruments, and a wide array of talks and workshops

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    Sentimental Work: Anne Akiko Meyers on traditional Japanese songs

    2019-03-05T14:01:00Z

    A brace of traditional songs from Japan bring back fond memories and inspire a wealth of interpretations for the American violinist

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    Anne Akiko Meyers plays the Star-Spangled Banner

    2018-07-04T11:50:00Z

    In this video from WQXR, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers – a recent Strad cover star –  performs her own arrangement of the US national anthem on the ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’

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    From the archive: the 1697 'Molitor' Stradivarius

    2018-05-29T14:40:00Z

    This article by Philip Kass was first published in the December 2010 issue, soon after the instrument had been sold to Anne Akiko Meyers for a then-record $3.6m

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    Anne Akiko Meyers on playing the 'Vieuxtemps' Guarneri 'Del Gesù'

    2018-05-24T14:23:00Z

    The US violinist, who has been loaned in perpetuity what is currently the world’s most expensive instrument, discusses its tone quality and projection

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    The Strad June 2018 issue is out now

    2018-05-23T14:42:00Z

    Examining the world’s most expensive violin, the ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’, plus Anne Akiko Meyers discusses playing it

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    The ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’

    2018-05-16T11:29:00Z

    Currently the world’s most expensive violin, the 1741 ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ is in a remarkable state of preservation, considering it has been in use for most of its life. In this extract from the first of a two-part article, Terry Borman introduces the instrument’s most celebrated owner

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    Anne Akiko Meyers: Fantasia

    2017-12-19T17:09:00Z

    The Strad Issue: December 2017 Description: Opulent performances of violin works spanning a hundred years Musicians: Anne Akiko Meyers (violin) Philharmonia Orchestra/Kristjan Järvi Works: RAUTAVAARA Fantasia; SZYMANOWSKI Violin Concerto no.1 op.35; RAVEL Tzigane Catalogue Number: AVIE AV 2385 As little as a decade ago, ...

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    Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers performs with broken foot

    2016-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Anne Akiko Meyers suffered a fall on Friday while walking with her children, just a few hours before she was due to give her second of three performances of Mason Bates’s Violin Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The violinist, who believed ...