10-year-old Christian Li plays Vivaldi at Menuhin Competition gala
In this video Christian Li, who shared the first prize of the Menuhin Competition Junior Division with 11-year-old Chloe Chua, performs Summer from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio, formed of siblings Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin) and BBC Young Musician winning Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), perform Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s arrangement of the spiritual ‘Deep River’.
Coleridge-Taylor, not to be confused with poet Samuel
Performing as a soloist with an orchestra can be a nerve-wracking experience, particularly for competition finalists who have very little rehearsal time. Pauline Harding talks to jury members, conductors and soloists about how to prepare
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