Colombian cellist Santiago Cañón Valencia, who was recently presented with the 2018 János Starker Award here performs his own transcription of the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita no.2.
This video was made at the Luis Angel Arango Hall in Bogotá on 13 August 2017.
Icelandic violin maker Hans Johannsson gives a talk exploring ‘a fascinating juxtaposition of an age-old traditional craft on the one hand and the pursuit of science and technology on the other’, filmed at a TEDx event at the Tjarnarbíó theatre in Reykjavik on 4 November.
The listing for the talk
German/French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt plays the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite no.1 in G at the Bimhuis Amsterdam
This is an excerpt from the 29 November 2015 edition of ‘Vrije Geluiden’ (Free Sounds), a programme on Dutch public broadcaster VPRO.
More on: http://www.vpro.nl/vrije-geluiden
For Ray Chen, the 2008 Menuhin Competition which turbo boosted his career started here, with Paganini’s Caprice no.5.
Chen, then 19, won the event before going on to also win the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition.
Chinese violinist Tianyou Ma performing at the Music for Youth Proms lunchtime concert on Tuesday 6 November.
Ma was a prizewinner at the 2018 Menuhin Competition, winning 4th Prize and the Bach Prize.
Music for Youth is an organisation that gives more than 40,000 chi