In the video below cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Chicago Symphony cellists break into spontaneous dance while playing Johann Strauss II's Blue Danube Waltz in the foyer of Chicago's Symphony Center. The cellists are all using The Block Strap, designed by Mike Block, to support their instruments. ...
The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra gives a choreographed performance of the Gavotte from Grieg's Holberg Suite at the Norwegian Opera in 2012. Read The Strad’s article, ‘Playing by Heart’, about the increasing number of orchestras performing from memory in the August 2015 issue , out now. Subscribe to ...