Hilary Hahn

  • Violin Scroll

    7 tips on motivating yourself to practise


    7 different string players share their wisdom on maintaining motivation - as featured over the last 10 years in The Strad

  • Hilary Hahn Partitas Masterclass

    Hilary Hahn gives masterclass on her new album


    On 17th May, Hilary Hahn releases her new album: 6 partitas specially written for the violinist by the Spanish composer Antón García Abril. And for each piece on the new album Hahn has prepared a masterclass video for players and listeners alike, to share insider knowledge on interpreting, expressing, and ...

  • Hilary Hahn Sibelius Violin Concerto

    Hilary Hahn on Sibelius's Violin Concerto


    Ahead of her performance of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Hilary Hahn explains what the piece means to her.

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    Hilary Hahn plays Bach in 1997


    In this video from 1997 (first 21 minutes), the 17-year-old violinist performs Bach and gives an interview in which, amongst other things, she admits to knowing about 27 concertos off by heart. 

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    Life Lessons: 3 questions for Hilary Hahn


    Adrenalin can be helpful, says the American violinist, but you should never forget the true reasons for performance

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    Hilary Hahn: Bach Solo Violin


    Exceptional technical command and the utmost integrity and communication

  • Hilary Hahn Ling Ling Workout

    Hilary Hahn does the Ling Ling Workout


    First she played Paganini while hoola-hooping. Now Hilary Hahn has accepted an even meaner TwoSet Violin challenge, which, amongst other things, involves playing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the A string tuned down a semitone.

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    Hilary Hahn on recording a second instalment of solo Bach – 20 years after the first


    The violinist recorded her first disc of Bach when she was a teenager. Now, two decades on, she returns to complete the set. Pauline Harding talks to her about constancy and change, and new meanings given to music through experience and memory


    The Strad October 2018 issue is out now


    Hilary Hahn recorded her first disc of Bach when she was a teenager. Now, two decades on, she returns to complete the set

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    Hilary Hahn plays Bach – 1997 debut album promo


    This video, recently posted by Hilary Hahn on her facebook page, was made in 1997 for her debut recording Hilary Hahn Plays Bach. Teleased by Sony Classical, the album included the Partita no.3 in E Major, Partita no.2 in D Minor, and Sonata No. 3 in C Major. ...