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.
Cellist and 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs an arrangement of ‘Erev Shel Shoshanim’ (Evening of Roses) on the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, Newsnight.
In this film for J.W. Pepper, Philhadelphia Orchestra concertmaster David Kim talks about how he organises his practice, and how he prepares for important concerts.
Created by J.W. Pepper Son, Inc. Produced by Rocco Richardson, Celena McAfee Kathryn Griesinger. Filmed by Rocco
Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis with Nigel Clark, guitar, and Roy Percy, double bass, play ‘Spring’ from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons as viewed through a prism of gypsy jazz and celtic folk.
This clip is from the DVD Live at Iford Manor, filmed in June 2011, and available from Kliphuis’s website
This work is the centrepiece of Kyung Wha Chung’s recent release on Warner Classics, featuring music by Fauré, Franck and Debussy.
Read: Kyung Wha Chung: Beau Soir. Works by Fauré, Franck, Debussy [album review]