All Artists articles – Page 4

  • 148 (m) James Ehnes Nov 2012 (c) B Ealovega
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    James Ehnes on the essence of mindful practice

    2019-11-08T16:42:00Z

    In this podcast, James Ehnes talks about what the essence of mindful instrumental practice is: having a clear goal, work efficiently, listen intently, and connecting with others.

  • Christian Tetzlaff
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    Christian Tetzlaff on recording Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

    2019-11-05T17:53:00Z

    ‘It’s a big process that’s being portrayed, and it takes me with it, and touches me again and again - even after playing it over 330 times.’ So says Christian Tetzlaff on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, which he has recorded with conductor Robin Ticciati.

  • Practice with Nicky 1
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    Practice with Nicky - How to…Routine

    2019-11-01T10:17:00Z

    In her first Practice with Nicky video, Nicola Benedetti focuses on building a routine. The violinist says: ‘Over the next couple of months, we’re going to take you through a host of practice tips. I hope there will be something there for everyone! But please let us know if you ...

  • Prepare with Nicky
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    Prepare with Nicky: Part 1 - who is Elgar

    2019-10-29T12:57:00Z

    In the first of Nicola Benedetti’s ‘Prepare with Nicky’ series, the violinist is focusing on Edward Elgar. Benedetti says: ‘Elgar is certainly one of the most beloved British composers and we felt it fitting to play a piece of music by him with our Advanced Orchestra at The Benedetti ...

  • Styffe
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    Me and my teacher: Dan Styffe and Gary Karr

    2019-10-28T16:00:00Z

    The double bass virtuoso taught Styffe how to control the pressures of the world outside the teaching studio

  • Julian Lloyd Webber
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    Documentary today celebrates Elgar’s Cello Concerto centenary

    2019-10-27T11:39:00Z

    Elgar’s Cello Concerto, which was premiered 100 years ago today, is the subject of a two-hour programme on Classic FM

  • With Nicky Practice Prepare
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    With Nicky: Practice and Prepare Introduction

    2019-10-22T14:36:00Z

    Nicola Benedetti offers tips on how to organise your time, how to stay concentrated and what to do with the time you have

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    Sentimental Work: Alisa Weilerstein on Mozart’s Don Giovanni

    2019-10-18T09:50:00Z

    The climactic scene between Don Giovanni and the Commendatore was the American cellist’s bedtime listening for years – and has stayed with her for even longer

  • Alisa Weilerstein Trondheim
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    Alisa Weilerstein and Trondheim Soloists - 16 October 2019

    2019-10-11T15:47:00Z

    ‘When I sit in the orchestra and we do the Schoenberg together it feels like chamber music on a very large scale, and that’s the ideal thing’. So says Alisa Weilerstein of the Trondheim Soloists, with whom she will perform R Strauss’s Prelude for string sextet from Capriccio, Tchaikovsky’s ...

  • Colin Carr - c. Benjamin Ealovega
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    How breaking a thumb saved cellist Colin Carr's career

    2019-10-10T13:00:00Z

    The international cello soloist and chamber musician describes how a cycling accident forced him to rethink the way he played

  • Joshua Bell Larisa Martinez
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    Joshua Bell gets married

    2019-10-08T10:13:00Z

       

  • Alisa Weilerstein Dvorák
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    Alisa Weilerstein on Dvořák’s Cello Concerto

    2019-10-01T16:33:00Z

    The cellist plays the concerto in rehearsal with the Geneva Camerata and explains what this piece, in her words ‘arguably the greatest cello concerto that exists’, means to her.

  • Jacqueline du Pre
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    The birth of Elgar’s Cello Concerto

    2019-10-01T15:21:00Z

    To mark the centenary of the completion and premiere of Elgar’s Cello Concerto, cellist Raphael Wallfisch  reflects upon the period and circumstances surrounding the work’s creation and subsequent life

  • Leonidas Kavakos
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    Leonidas Kavakos plays Beethoven at Tanglewood

    2019-09-27T12:15:00Z

    Leonidas Kavakos joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as conductor and violinist this past August, for a programme including Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7. This video features an excerpt from his Beethoven performance.

  • Symphonic_Mob_2019_6_c_Peter_Adamik
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    Christian Tetzlaff performs as part of ‘symphonic mob’ with 1300 musicians

    2019-09-24T12:11:00Z

    Every year, the DSO organizes what it calls ‘the largest spontaneous orchestra’ in Berlin - with many preparing for it - not only the orchestra and Berlin radio choir, but also keen amateur musicians. In the latest performance, which took place on September 21st 2019, at the Mall ...

  • Rodney Friend
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    Perfect 5ths

    2019-09-17T14:33:00Z

    British violinist Rodney Friend has spent many years formulating his method for achieving a relaxed left-hand position. Here, he shares his voyage of discovery with Charlotte Smith

  • Nicola Benedetti masterclass
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    Nicola Benedetti gives masterclass on Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

    2019-09-13T12:24:00Z

    Nicola Benedetti works with Juillliard School graduate Gregory Cardi on the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64.

  • kato At the Carnegie Hall
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    A teacher for all

    2019-09-11T16:15:00Z

    Kató Havas, the celebrated and much-loved Hungarian violinist and pedagogue, died on 31 December 2018 aged 98. Five former colleagues and students remember her important and generous influence on their own playing and teaching

  • Anne-Sophie Mutter
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    Anne-Sophie Mutter: A Life with Beethoven

    2019-09-11T12:29:00Z

    In this documentary, originally released in 2000, Anne-Sophie Mutter gives us an insight into her view of Beethoven and shares experiences of playing his music, starting with her teenage years, when she performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Herbert Von Karajan. The documentary includes video clips and photos of Mutter ...

  • Gil Shaham
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    Gil Shaham plays Prokofiev at the Proms

    2019-09-03T11:32:00Z

    The violinist plays Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No 2 at the BBC Proms with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Taken from a concert on 31st July 2019.