All concerto articles – Page 2

  • SolGabettaElgar1
    Article

    Sol Gabetta performs Elgar's Cello Concerto at Proms 2016

    2016-07-28T00:00:00Z

    Sol Gabetta performs the fourth movement of Elgar's Cello Concerto at the 2016 BBC Proms with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo. Read: ‘There is a tiger inside my instrument': Sol Gabetta talks about her newly acquired cello Watch: Sol Gabetta’s cello transformed ...

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    Article

    The Strad Masterclass: Christine Hoock on Vanhal's Double Bass Concerto

    2016-07-20T00:00:00Z

    If you want someone to listen to you, you must express yourself with extreme clarity. This has to be exaggerated in front of a large audience.' Christine Hoock speaks about performing Vanhal's Double Bass Concerto to The Strad. The piece is performed in the video above by Rinat ...

  • JansenBrahms1
    Article

    Janine Jansen performs Brahms Violin Concerto

    2016-06-09T00:00:00Z

    Janine Jansen performs Brahms's Violin Concerto with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe conducted by Bernard Haitink in 2014. Antje Weithaas continues The Strad’s marked-up sheet music series in association with Henle Verlag with the Brahms Concerto's first movement – giving bowings, fingerings and ideas for interpretation ...

  • RalphKirschbaum1
    Article

    Cellist Ralph Kirshbaum gives Haydn masterclass

    2016-04-19T00:00:00Z

    You should play with a feeling of improvisation, as this is a cadenza. At the moment it feels too self-conscious' Ralph Kirshbaum gives a masterclass on Haydn's Cello Concerto in D for Play With A Pro Music Academy. The full 42-minute video can be downloaded here . Watch: ...

  • Zimmermann1
    Article

    Violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann performs Mozart's Third Concerto

    2016-03-30T00:00:00Z

    A youthful Frank Peter Zimmermann performs the first movement of Mozart's Third Violin Concerto conducted by Bernard Haitink. The violinist discusses re-recording the Mozart violin concertos, 20 years after his breakthrough recording cycle, in The Strad's April 2016 issue - download on desktop computer or ...

  • April16Cover1
    News

    The Strad April 2016 issue is out now

    2016-03-23T00:00:00Z

    Twenty years after his breakthrough recording of the Mozart concertos, German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann revisits the cycle on disc

  • PierreFournier1
    Article

    Pierre Fournier performs Schumann's Cello Concerto

    2016-02-03T00:00:00Z

    French cellist Pierre Fournier performs Schumann's Cello Concerto with Orchestre National de France conducted by Jean Martinon in 1966. The Strad's February 2016 issue explores the career and playing of Pierre Fournier - 'the aristocrat of cellists' who embodied a smooth and lyrical style. Download on desktop computer or ...

  • MozartMasterclass1
    Article

    Ana Chumachenco gives Mozart violin cadenza masterclass

    2016-01-27T00:00:00Z

    Play with virtuosity but with a cool head...' Kronberg Academy violin professor Ana Chumachenco gives a masterclass on the cadenza of Mozart's Third Violin Concerto. The full 120-minute video is available to buy as a download or DVD through the Masterclass Media Foundation. Watch: Maxim Vengerov ...

  • Parlow1
    News

    Lost’ Halvorsen violin concerto unearthed in Canada

    2016-01-06T00:00:00Z

    The work is believed to have remained undiscovered since 1909

  • Gerhardt_Kaupo_Kikkas
    Blogs

    Cellist Alban Gerhardt on the importance of open string practice

    2016-01-06T00:00:00Z

    The German musician also advocates bringing a broader perspective to the interpretation of great concertos

  • Leonidas-Kavakos
    Focus

    ‘I’m exhausted by the time I reach the Sibelius third movement,’ says violinist Leonidas Kavakos

    2016-01-04T00:00:00Z

    25 years after his pioneering recording, the Greek musician speaks about his relationship with the concerto in The Strad’s January 2016 issue

  • Histrionics
    Debate

    How much does choice of concerto affect a competition result?

    2015-12-18T00:00:00Z

    In the past year, big, tuneful, Romantic works have dominated violin competition finals, leaving little room for Classical and 20th Century works, writes Charlotte Smith

  • Alban_Gerhardt_Dvorak11
    Article

    Alban Gerhardt speaks about Dvorák's Cello Concerto - with demonstrations

    2015-11-03T00:00:00Z

    The piece has beautiful haunting melodies, a deep longing for something not reachable and virtuosic elements' Alban Gerhardt speaks about the history and technique of Dvorák's Cello Concerto and gives demonstrations. Alban Gerhardt has contributed a Masterclass feature on the second and third movements of Dvorák's Cello Concerto ...

  • Joshua-Bell-ASMF
    Blogs

    Joshua Bell on performing and directing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto for the first time

    2015-10-27T00:00:00Z

    The star soloist and Academy of St Martin in the Fields music director will perform and direct the work with the ensemble in London in November

  • MullovaProkofiev
    Article

    Violinist Viktoria Mullova performs Prokofiev's Second Concerto

    2015-08-27T00:00:00Z

    Viktoria Mullova performs the second movement of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto no.2 conducted by Jeffrey Tate. The violinist is releasing an all-Prokofiev album , including the Second Concerto, this week.

  • VengerovSibelius1
    Article

    Maxim Vengerov gives Sibelius Violin Concerto masterclass

    2015-08-13T00:00:00Z

    Remember you are accompanying here - otherwise everyone will hear these exercises! It's very important not to take attention away from the theme.' Maxim Vengerov gives a masterclass on Sibelius's Violin Concerto and speaks about the importance of emphasising the theme - even when the soloist is required ...

  • Kuschnir_Masterclass1
    Article

    Violinist Boris Kuschnir gives Mozart masterclass

    2015-07-09T00:00:00Z

    I need to hear the head, body and legs of each note...' Celebrated violin professor Boris Kuschnir gives a masterclass on Mozart's Fourth Violin Concerto at the Verbier Festival. The full 48-minute video is available to buy as a download or DVD through the Masterclass Media ...

  • ZnaiderNielsen1
    Article

    Nikolaj Znaider performs Nielsen's Violin Concerto

    2015-06-19T00:00:00Z

    Nikolaj Znaider performs Nielsen's Violin Concerto with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vänskä. The Strad's July 2015 issue, out now, investigates the story of the concerto's composition. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a ...

  • MaximVengerovViola1
    Article

    Maxim Vengerov performs Walton's Viola Concerto

    2015-06-12T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Maxim Vengerov proves himself to be a highly skilled viola player, performing Walton's Viola Concerto. Read The Strad's article asking, Should all viola players practise the violin? Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase ...

  • Yo-Yo-Ma-Elgar1
    Article

    Yo-Yo Ma performs Elgar's Cello Concerto

    2015-05-17T00:00:00Z

    Yo-Yo Ma performs the first movement of Elgar's Cello Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim in 1997. Read 9 opinions on performance and career by cellist Yo-Yo Ma . Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as ...