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    Masterclass: Baiba Skride on the Berg Violin Concerto, first movement


    The Latvian violinist discusses the importance of thorough planning, together with emotional engagement, when playing this awkward work

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    Baiba Skride: Life Lessons


    The Latvian violinist recalls growing up in a musical family, and stresses the importance of hard work

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    Baiba Skride: Bartók


    Expressive playing that captures the music’s inherent uneasy qualities

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    Baiba Skride's top 5 practice tips


    The Latvian violinist, whose American Concertos CD is reviewed in our January issue, shares her wisdom

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    Baiba Skride: American Concertos


    Persuasive and attention-grabbing versions of a trio of American concertos by Bernstein, Korngold and Rósza

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    Shostakovich: Two pieces for string octet - Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht


    From Dutch broadcaster Avrotros comes this video from the 2017 Utrecht Chamber Music Festival featuring this early Shostakovich work, the Two Pieces for String Octet, op.11. Musicians: Boris Brovtsyn [violin] Nikita Boriso-Glebsky [viool] Nikki Chooi [viool] Baiba Skride [viool] Amihai Grosz [altviool] Pauline Sachse [altviool] Maximilian Hornung [cello] Harriet ...

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    Baiba Skride leads Rossini's String Sonata no.3


    From the 2017 Solsberg Festival. Baiba Skride and Andrés Gabetta, violins, Monika Leskovar, cello, and Roberto di Ronza, double bass, perform Gioacchino Rossini’s String Sonata no.3. It is part of a set of six three-movement works for the combination of two violins, cello and bass which was written when ...

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    Nielsen: Violin Concerto. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor; Two Serenades


    The Strad Issue: December 2015Description: Exceptional playing, if a little muted, in concertos by two anniversariansMusicians: Baiba Skride (violin) Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra/Santtu-Matias RouvaliComposer: Nielsen, SibeliusSibelius’s Violin Concerto offers a great variety of interpretative possibilities (see this month’s article), and in this release the Tampere Philharmonic, under ...

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    Baiba Skride performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto


    The Strad's July 2014 cover star, Baiba Skride, performs the third movement from Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in Latvia in 2010. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here.