In this informal backstage video from June, Mikyung Sung, a finalist at this year’s Bradetich Foundation Competition, plays the Gigue from Hans Fryba’s Suite im Alten Stil.
Sung studied at the Korea National University of Arts in Seoul and at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.
Norwegian early music specialist Rolf Lislevand plays the 1679 ‘Sabionari’ Stradivari, the only guitar by the maker which is currently playable.
The piece is a Tarantela by Spanish Baroque composer Santiago de Murcia.
Read: The ‘Sabionari’ Stradivarius guitar, 1679 [gallery]
Emily Nebel and Christopher Janwong McKiggan, members of the US-based Rogue Ensemble, perform a violin and piano version of Arvo Pärt’s Fratres.
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Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto provides myriad possibilities for interpretation – and Pekka Kuusisto takes inspiration from dreams, diamonds, the Beach Boys and Romeo and Juliet to find them. From the June 2018 issue
The 17-year-old Cuban/Jamaican violinist Ellinor D’Melon here performs the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (second and third movements) in recital with pianist Vadim Gladkov at the Sony Auditorium in Madrid, Spain.
D’Melon is currently studying at the Reina Sofia School of Music in Madrid with Zakhar