All fail articles

  • ViolinBowFail1
    Article

    A violin bow with a mind of its own

    2016-08-05T00:00:00Z

    A violinist's enthusiastic final bow stroke makes for a finale to remember in this orchestral concert from 2013. Watch: A bow hair disaster Watch: Violist Yuri Bashmet in tailpiece disaster Watch: Violinist Christian Tetzlaff and pianist Lars Vogt in page turning catastrophe

  • ViolinAccident
    Article

    Violin accident: what to do when your bow flies out of your hand

    2016-07-22T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Sara Delić loses control of her bow - which threatens to go flying - during a performance of Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen. Watch: A bow hair disaster Watch: Violinist Christian Tetzlaff and pianist Lars Vogt in page-turning disaster

  • CelloEndpin
    Article

    Cellist performs Flight of the Bumblebee as endpin fails

    2016-07-08T00:00:00Z

    Cellist Roberto Trainini manages to continue playing, not missing a single beat during his rendition of Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, as his cello endpin slowly slips. Read: Finding the perfect cello endpin † and how to stop it slipping Watch: Shostakovich cello tailpiece explosion

  • Berlin_PhilRattle1
    News

    Berlin Philharmonic members fail to elect new music director

    2015-05-12T00:00:00Z

    The new chief conductor and artistic director will take over from Sir Simon Rattle in 2018