In this video, Yo-Yo Ma explores the universal resonance of Bach through user-generated footage. The video integrates Ma’s performance of the Prélude from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 with footage contributed in response to the prompt ‘Show the world how you express yourself and what brings your community together.’
With 2020 marking the centenary of Isaac Stern’s birth, Carnegie Hall dedicates its 2019–2020 season in the violinist’s honour. This video, introducing the celebrations, pays tribute to the violinist and activist; as well as his tireless work in saving Carnegie Hall from demolition in 1960.
In this video James Ehnes explains what the Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 means to him, but also why the composer’s other repertoire deserves more attention. Plus, he reveals his greatest passion in life.