Rachel Barton Pine performs her Happy Birthday Variations
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine performs her own virtuoso arrangement of Happy Birthday - ‘Introduction, Theme and Variations on the Birthday Song’ - for the Lake Forest Symphony’s 75th anniversary gala in November 2007.
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
In this video taken during a Memphis Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, the entire violin section surprises soloist Tai Murray by joining in with her solo part in the finale.
Chicago-born Tai Murray is a former BBC New Generation Artist and concertmaster of the UK-based Chineke Orchestra.