When Koen Padding died in 2012, the violin making community was not just bereft at losing a loyal friend but also thrown into confusion about whether his varnish making knowledge, on which many relied, was gone with him. As a collection of his writings is republished, we take a look at an interview
In this video from WQXR, members of the New York based Limón Dance Company dance to Bach’s Chaconne played live by violinist Johnny Gandelsman (of Brooklyn Rider and Silk Road Ensemble).
The choreography is by the company’s founder José Limón.
This video was made at ‘Polish Music Day at the Wigmore Hall with Jennifer Pike and Friends’ on 14 October 2017.
Featuring violinists Jennifer Pike, a former BBC Young Musician, and Thomas Gould, these four short duets written in 1945 by Grażyna Bacewicz are